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In Your Cemetery?" There are many other ways to get
the information you desire from cemeteries without necessarily
walking your socks off! Or, to make your trek more productive,
things to do before you go.
Mine and Ours" The idea is exploring how people USED to "do
genealogy" in the old days. With
self-address-stamped-envelopes, etc. Then input from the attendees.
Then how we the people NOW "do genealogy; with their own
records: ancestry, Lecacy, MAC, etc. Then input from the attendees.
Then we look into the ways people are sharing and combining their
efforts. Then input from the attendees. Wrap-up will be a look into
the future: automatic processing, face recognition, semantic
Census" Everyone talks about and uses the Federal Census; the
ones that are enumerated every ten years. But! There are other census
out there! Learn how you can discover more about your ancestors by
searching these lesser-known census schedules.
Their Eyes" After using all the tried-and-true research
strategies there are still some individuals that just can not be
found! As far as researching individuals, we keep narrowing our field
of vision until we have little hope of "seeing" anything
new. But, if we stop and think about it and no longer try to use our
own eyes, but turn around and use the eyes of the person we are
investigating; we may "see" the solution. What did your
mystery person see?
Through the Brick Wall" Discusses researching descendants of
someone. Usually we do not do that! But sometimes there is a good
reason for going the opposite way! Maybe, finding some other
descendant who may have that vital piece of information that can
provide the clue or source that breaks through that brick wall!
Children in Colonial New England" is a summary of the ideas
found in the many articles and books which have been written on the
subject of naming patterns, hortatory names, family names, religious
/ biblical names, etc in the New England colonies.
or Pilgrims - what is the difference" When doing research on
the earliest immigrants to Colonial New England, knowing whether your
people were Pilgrims or Puritans may make the difference in finding
the information you want.
Genealogist" introduces those just getting interested in
researching their family information to the basic process of keeping
track of their information and where to search for more.
Census What's In It For ME" introduces the important
"science" of making use of the different census available,
including pitfalls. Examines the differences among the various census formats
to Search" covers searching practices for cemeteries, land
records and military records.
Keeping Methods" explores the popular methods for keeping order
from becoming chaos as our research produces lots of paper to
treasurer and store.
& Sense for my Genealogy Business" Guidance for those
thinking about moving toward being a professional genealogist.