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My Mississippi To Georgia Travels
During my travels to Georgia from Tennessee, I realized the route I took from Mississippi to Georgia, was similar to the ones my ancestor's may have taken. It was very exciting to travel among the places they walked and lived.
Exploring Your Roots Cruise
Genealogy Cruises are fast becoming the new way to attend genealogical conferences. The genealogy cruise has the speakers and lectures that we are use to; but also adds the wonderful food and relaxation a cruise can give.
Be Open Minded in Your Research
I have learned it is so important to be open minded in your research.
Choosing & Using Genealogy Software
This week I attended a lecture at the TN Genealogical Society. Deborah Atchley was the speaker for the topic, Choosing & Using Genealogy Software. I wanted to share some of her links with you. All of the software has great attributes, you have to decide which one works best for you.
Keeping Contacts for Future Reference
Contacts become very important as you do your research. There are different categories of contacts that you may want to keep records of. Some you will use often, but others only occasionally. Here are some contacts that I have found as I have done my genealogical research.
When someone dies, their estate may go through the Probate process. This record can generate data that can be helpful when researching your family. Probate Records can be of great benefit to you as you do your research.
Factors That Influence Your Research
It is very important when doing family history to know what is going on in the community around your families. It could very well make a difference in discovering your ancestors and saving you time in knowing possible sources and/or dead ends. Here are some of the things to be on the watch for.
Ask Granny Review
I recently heard about a program that offers Free Genealogical Seminars for Senior Citizens; I wanted to share this with you, Ask Granny. Here is a brief summary about the program. Check it out!
TN Genealogical Society's Educational Programs
Tennessee Genealogical Society is hosting a FREE Educational Program this Fall 2010 and many other classes. Check it Out....
Lowcountry Africana Needs Volunteers
Lowcountry Africana has joined with Footnote to create a FREE interactive Slave Records Collection. They'll digitizing surviving estate inventory for Colonial/Charleston,SC-and selected bills of sale; In a free collection on Footnote. Need volunteers and that is where YOU can help!!!
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