"I truly feel your pain. Been there, done that.
I now put ALL new items in one folder -- for instance what I had found at the library or online. Sometimes that means 50 or more new items at a time, from either photographing the microfilm records…"
I'm sure there are better ways, but I have everything in one folder. From there, I have family lines, broken into my grands and great-grands, etc. These secondary folders are ONLY those to whom I am a descendant. For instance, my…"
Grandma Nellie had three children, and her oldest, lived through 1999. In 1993 my sister entered us in the St Louis St Patty's parade, and we've been there ever since, although sadly missing our baritone Uncle Tony since his passing.
I thought I had a good idea, but doesn't seem to be panning out. I found four names in the 1860 Kennedy's City directory in the exact same area, and thought it would be easy to find at least a couple of them on the census…"