February 2011

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Learning from Who do you think you are (US)

Submitted by ian on Sun, 02/27/2011 - 10:24

One of the shows that I like to watch if I get the chance is the American version of “Who do you think you are”.  It’s a show that traces the family history of the subject of the episode.  The American Version of the show to date has focused on celebrities, and the subject of this week’s episode was the actress Kim Cattrall (Samantha from Sex and the City).


Genealogy and Personal Websites

Submitted by ian on Tue, 02/22/2011 - 10:22

I have been doing genealogy for around 6 years now, and one of the most important tools in my research has been the internet.  One important aspect of the internet is the ability to get to sites like ancestry.com or Footnote.com at any time of the day, as long as I have an internet connection.  Another aspect of the internet as a tool for genealogy is the ability to share and get the word out.

How many people are in your Genealogy Database?

Submitted by ian on Wed, 02/09/2011 - 10:19

After reading a blog post on Dick Eastman's website (EOGN), I was interested to see where my database sits in comparison.  The table originally posted on Mr. Eastman's Blog is slightly different than the one have posted below.  Mine is setup to include myself (or yourself) in the calculations.  So for generation 1 you have 1 person in the tree, yourself.