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Margaret Harris

Genealogy Search and Social Networking - TopTenREVIEWS - 0 views

  • Online communities have been around since the early days of the internet, but it wasn’t until a site called Classmates.com introduced the idea of “profiles” and “friends” in the late nineties that the concept began to spread like wild fire. Nowadays it plays a major role in every aspect of communication.
  • The chance to connect and build solid relationships with our friends and family is one of the greatest appeals of social networking. Anyone who has ever delved into genealogy search knows the more information you uncover about your family history the more fascinated you become with connecting your past with your present life. With the advances in technology, genealogy 2.0 sites are starting to use progressive networking technologies like wikis, RSS, mapping, and online family tree building to help people connect with family members and other researchers in a Facebook like way.
  • While the traditional genealogy search sites like Ancestry.com are still the most comprehensive online choice for searching, the trend is tipping toward sites that can offer the competent search databases of the traditional sites, while also creating a platform to track a genealogist’s activity within the community. Many of these sites are all encompassing, offering features like family web pages, blogs, forums, family calenderer, interactive photo uploads, and much more.

    Here are a few genealogy 2.0 social networking web sites and what they offer.

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    Can we really afford to ignore social networking as a tool in our research process?
Margaret Harris

Free Census Project (USGenWeb) - Transcribing Help Index - Subdistricts and Enumeration... - 0 views

  • In most years and in most places, the census was taken on a county by county basis. In a few states and territories, such as Arizona, Louisiana, Orleans, South Carolina, and others, the county divisions have been known by other names. In other places in some years, counties have not existed or have not been used, so other means of dividing up the state or territory have been used. Common examples of these names are Beat, Division, Judicial District, District, etc.
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      What's a "beat" in census terminology?
  • Township, Precinct, City, Town, Village, District, Division, and Ward. From 1880 on, enumeration has been done by ED, or enumeration district.
  • Most early ED descriptions are general and largely served as documentation of the names of enumerators and rates of pay. They may simply state that a census taker had to enumerate an entire county or an unspecified part of a subdivision. Beginning with 1850, the ED descriptions became increasingly detailed.
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  • Enumeration Districts:

    An Enumeration District (ED) refers to the area assigned to a single census-taker to count persons and prepare schedules within one census period. It is very important to become familiar with the ED's used in the state and census year that you are transcribing (they usually differ from year to year).
  • Boundaries of towns and other minor civil divisions, and in some cases of counties were ill defined, so enumerators were frequently uncertain whether a family resided in their own or an adjoining district. For this reason, it is not unusual to find individuals and families listed twice in the census and others missed entirely."
Margaret Harris

HISTORY OF THORNHILL, MARION COUNTY, ALABAMA - 0 views

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      This is an interesting characterization; those who had access to good farmland and water, were more prosperous and perhaps didn't want things to change. Keep the status quo?
  • The hill county ridge-toppers tended to be resistent to war (many preferred a pacifist course) or loyal to the Andrew Jackson concept of America; they usually took the Union side when push came to shove. The majority sentiment throughout the hilly country of north Alabama from GA to MS was to support the Union until seccession became unavoidable; then only the bravest of the hill-toppers from Jefferson County northward could summon the courage to defend the Union loyalties.
  • Haley cemetery adjacent to Whitehouse
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  • Local USA soldiers included: John R. Phillips; Andrew D. Mitchell; Mordecai M. Cox; Jeremiah Cock; John B. Kimbrough
  • Columbus Bishop
  • CSA soldiers included: numerous Burlesons
  • Rachel Vina Dickinson,, daughter of John I. Dickinson
  • John B. Kimbrough
  • Simon Peter Kimbrough
  • let me hear from you yours as ever J. B. Kimbrough to S. P. Kimbrough
  • somewhere in Tennessee
  • A James Southern was living with John and Viney in the 1880 census--this may be the same one.
  • I think this may be John’s sister Caroline and her husband, whom I think is the son of John I. Dickinson...
  • Fanny Weaver that John says is dead, is, I believe, Viney’s sister Francis Catherine Dickinson, also called Nellie), wife of George.
  • Kimbrough
  • Pleasant
  • [b 1818 TN d aft 1860 Marion Co AL
  • how some of the Thornhill residents went to Tennessee (perhaps familiar with those area from their Civil War refuge experiences) for better income opportunity and to avoid some fueds left over from the Civil War era.
  • I have copies of two letters from J. B. Kimbrough to S. P. Kimbrough (his brother, and my grandfather). I only have xerox copies. The originals were in the possession of Mrs. Esther Luster of Tulsa, Oklahoma, who was the widow of Arthur Luster, a grandson of S. P. Kimbrough.
Margaret Harris

How to Make Your To-Do List Doable - 1 views

  • your to-do list can be a tool that guides you through your work, or it can be a big fat pillar of undone time bombs taunting you and your unproductive inadequacy. It all depends on how you write it.
  • if the instructions are clear, specific, and easily carried out, you're golden. If not, you'll get undesirable results, such as fear, procrastination, and self-loathing.
  • You Are the Boss of You
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  • Your to-do list is a collection of those orders, which your Assistant personality will later pick up and do
  • think it through using the following guidelines.
  • Sometimes you think of tasks you're just not ready to do yet
  • Someday/Maybe items
  • "Clean out the office" isn't a to-do at all; it's a project
  • projects are not tasks
  • projects are collections of tasks
  • Break projects down to smaller, easier-to-tackle subtasks,
  • The smaller and more atomic these subtasks are, the more doable they are
  • five-minute increments
  • micromovements
  • tiny, tiny little steps you can take toward completions in your life.
  • thinking up front,
  • breaking down your tasks into next actions creates more than one task for items that look like regular to-do's but turn out to be small projects.
  • one bite-sized step in each undertaking
  • a spare 10 minutes
  • Use Specific, Active Verbs
  • specific actions
  • take out all the thinking and leave in only action, your verbs will be as specific as possible
  • imagine
  • Be a good Boss. Arm your Assistant self with all the details she needs to get your work done.
  • Instead, keep your to-do list under 20 items
  • Your to-do list should be short, to-the-point commitments that involve no more deciding as to whether you're actually serious about doing them.
  • Prioritize Your Tasks
  • the most important tasks are at the very top of your list. How you do this depends on what tool or software you use to track your to-do's, but do make sure you can see at a glance what you need to get done next
  • Every day, two to five tasks get checked off, and two to five tasks get added. Remember, your to-do list is a working document, not some showy testament to organization that quietly gathers dust because you're off doing real work that's not written down anywhere
  • Purge and Update
  • by age
  • they need to be reworded or broken down further
  • Deleting an item from your to-do list is even better than checking it off, because you've saved the time and effort of actually doing it.)
  • schedule a 20-minute meeting with yourself every Friday or Monday to review your to-do list, project list, and someday/maybe list.
  • purge irrelevant items
  • Make sure you stow your done items somewhere so that you can revel in your own productivity and even refer to past work activities. Your "done" list is a great indicator of whether your to-do list is working. If more than two days go by without a new done item, it's time to revamp your to-do list and get back to best practices.
  • 90 percent of the work involved when you're tackling tasks that matter is the planning, and that's true for what may seem to be the most trivial tasks.
  • creating effective to-do's,
  • delicious sense of completion
  • follow-up article for Macworld magazine in July of 2006 (especially the second page) inspire
  • Lifehacker is available in paperback from Amazon
Margaret Harris

Our Family History » Blog Archive » Murder in the Family, Part 3 - 0 views

  • Prior to Jennings’ death, North Alabama suffered under an outbreak of violence including burglary, arson, and murder. According to Arthur Jennings, John B. Jennings drew the ire of a political candidate because of something Jennings said at a political rally. In an alternate version of the story, the grudge between Jennings and the candidate originated with an article that had appeared in the The North Alabamian newspaper during the summer political canvass.
  • He walked over to the door and shot John in his shop from across the street. John B. Jennings was struck by four large buckshot and died within a half hour.
  • His trial took place on June 28 and 29, 1875. He was acquitted of murder — it was determined he acted in self-defense. If Arthur Jennings’ version of the story is true, it is hard to believe that George C. Almon acted in self-defense, but I have a feeling that Arthur Jennings’ version is rather kinder to John B. Jennings by virtue of the fact that he was family.
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  • An account of the murder was published in a Tuscumbia, Alabama newspaper. The writer, using the pen name Russel Villian, “found fault with both men[:] Jennings for insulting [Almon] and [Almon] for acting with [S]outhern chivalrous behavior” (Jennings 3). Russel Villian did not say what exactly it was that John B. Jennings said to George C. Almon, but it may be that it was bad enough that the jury apparently felt Jennings’ murder was justified;
  • Almon prospered in Alabama government and politics. Five years after the murder, Almon was a practicing lawyer in Russellville (Jennings 3). He was appointed a probate judge, and in 1886, he was elected to the Alabama State Senate in the 12th district.
  • Fannie moved the children to Honey Grove, Fannin County, Texas in 1880. Ten years later, the family moved to Swisher County in the Texas Panhandle.
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    A detailed, well thought out blog about the Family History of Dana Huff. Many resources here.
Margaret Harris

Are You Missing Most of the Available Genealogy Information? - Eastman's Online Genealo... - 1 views

  • Are You Missing Most of the Available Genealogy Information?
  • many of the biggest and most valuable resources are now available online, including national census records, the Social Security Death Index, military pension applications, draft cards, many passenger lists, land patent databases, and more.
  • We all should be thankful that these databases are available today and are in common use.
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  • State censuses, birth records, marriage records, death records, naturalization records (which originally were recorded in many local and state courts), county histories, and much, much more are still being placed online.
  • Of course, this is great news for genealogists who cannot easily travel to the locations where the original records are kept
  • Yet, I am guessing that 98% of the information of interest to genealogists has not yet been digitized.
  • If you do not know where to start, I would suggest reading the applicable Research Guides found at
  • church parish records, local tax lists, school records,most land records (other than Federal land grants), and many more records are not yet available online and probably won't be available for years. If you are limiting yourself to "... only through the Internet," you are missing 98% of the available information.
  • f you have the luxury of living near the places where your ancestors lived, I'd suggest you jump in an automobile and drive to the repositories where those records are kept. There is nothing that matches the feeling of holding original records in your hands. Make photocopies or scan them or take pictures of them or do whatever is possible to collect images of the original records.
  • If you do not enjoy the luxury of short distances, use microfilm.
  • Many (but not all) of these records have been microfilmed, and those films may be viewed at various libraries, archives, or at a local Family History Center near you. There are more than 4,000 of those local centers, so you probably can find one within a short distance of your home. The Family History Centers are free to use although you do have to pay a modest fee for postage when you rent a microfilm by mail. See
  • State censuses, birth records, marriage records, death records, naturalization records, county histories, and more are all "work in progress" projects. That is, they are not yet complete. In fact, I doubt if all of them will be available online for at least another two decades! If you only look online, you are missing a lot.
  • Which option would you prefer: accessing 2% of the available records or 98% of the available records or 100% of the available records?
  • Add to that the fact that some folks want it all to be free as well.
  • The Research Guides had been converted and are available at the moment in http://wiki.familysearch.org and they are more up to date.
  • When you do the research yourself you're not only finding out information about your ancestors and other relatives, you're also gaining experience that will prove invaluable in the future.
  • I run into the "if it's not on the Internet it must not exist" attitude a lot. I recently suggested to one person that he go across the street to the Iowa State Historical Society and look at microfilm of land records. His comment was that it would be too much trouble and he would look on the Internet because it had to be there someplace.
  • However on a vacation out west I spent a day in the huge FRC in SLC - Mecca to us amateur genealogists I thought. Extremely disappointing. Several people tried to help me but all they did was use Ancestry.com! Duh I didn't travel 2000 miles for that. They sent me into the film stacks and helped me use the microfim reader but the info was in German. Another lead went nowhere because it was a list of names living in an Irish town but without the other family members named how could I know if that Patrick Cassidy was mine? I found the whole microfilm experience frustrating mostly due to lack of experienced assistance. I know I need to give it a lot more time. But I must share my best online experience - the community forums on Rootsweb, et al and RAOGK volunteers. I connected with an English women living in the town in Germany my father's family came from and she was able to find our ancestor's in the microfilm at their library - back to the early 1600s. I was thrilled. And every month or so I get emails from distant cousins who find my postings on line and we exchange trees and fill in empty branches. I love the internet for that reason alone.
  • However, I help that process by volunteering my time to work on the indexing projects with Ancestry and Family Search. I get the joy of knowing my work will help someone else find that elusive connection and know that one day, that elusive connection will be online for me.

    Even if I never leave my home, there is no substitute for sending a

  • However, nothing was more satisfying to me as a genealogist than actually holding in my hands the original (not photocopied) will signed by my 4th-great grandfather in 1818. It was written on a single sheet of heavy paper with linen-weave texture, written on both sides. He listed all his children, first all his daughters,in order of birth, then all his sons (he had 12 children). His first bequest was to "Elizabeth Holms my oldest Child ...". When I read that, you probably could have heard me cheering all over the North Carolina Archives. That woman was my ancestor, mentioned by her married name
  • Oh dear, Barb! I am so sorry you had such a disappointing experience at the Family History Library in SLC. I have never run into that. I am always helped tremedously when I visit that facility, even to the point of being introduced to "volunteer amateur experts" on areas and subjects of interest to me. If there is ever a "next time" for you, be sure to look up everything you can on the Family History Library Catalog online before going, so that you will have a specific film or fiche to begin your research for that day
  • But...if you ask your questions to various people, eventually they will realize they don't know the answer and send you to someone who will. They always have at least one very experienced researcher - usually at the desk - but sometimes you have to make it very clear that you aren't getting the answers.
  • There are plenty of other options for people unable via physical limitations or financial limitations to research off-line. Mostly, you just have to return to how people did genealogy prior to the Internet, but some nicely complement Internet research.
  • 1. FHC films and fiches, as Dick has suggested.
    2. Interlibrary loan materials from all over the US.
    3. Letter writing to potential relatives, your actual relatives, record office holders, newspapers, etc.
    4. Interviewing living relatives for materials that they may have - and even if you've asked before, sometimes a second or third interview can unearth some treasures!
    5. Exchanging research tasks with another researcher (ie, you research someone where you are for them and the other person researches someone where they are for you)
    6. Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness, where you take advantage of their service but ALSO volunteer in your area.
    7. Calling/writing/faxing government offices.
    8. Volunteering to transcribe records for a genealogy society - two in particular I've worked with will mail copies of records in exchange for you returning a nicely formatted transcription and electronic scans for them (and a small donation to cover postage, never more than a couple dollars in the US).
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    98% of genealogy isn't on the Internet
Margaret Harris

Arlene Eakle's Genealogy Blog - 0 views

  • In my opinion, new FamilySearch is one of the most complicated research tools we have. 
  • The Research Process requires careful analysis comparing each of the data against each other.  Genealogy proof is not just choosing what appears logical or reasonable.  Your ancestors are not just data on a sheet either.
  • The computer cannot accommodate duplicates.  Current testing is to eliminate the many, many duplicates that are in there now, merging these duplicates into one unit. 
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  • When the databases are merged into a reasonable size, they will be opened to the world at large–so other genealogists can add their knowledge, their photos, their documents to build a world family tree.
  • a good sense of  humor at the ready is your best tool!
  • genealogy evidence guru
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    I've been working all night on record groups; luckily I stumbled onto the blog you see here.  I wish I had known hours ago that there was a genealogy evidence guru!
Margaret Harris

NARAtions » What do all those numbers associated with NARA records mean? - 0 views

  • record group numbers
  • Record Group (RG) number – A unique number assigned to each record group.  A record group is a grouping created by NARA that comprises the records of a large organization, such as a Government bureau or independent agency. To search ARC by RG number, enter the RG number in the description identifier field and then select just the record group in the level of description filter.  Click on “Search within” to search for series descriptions linked to that RG
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    Does everyone know that not only are some records from NARA available through Ancestry.com, but are also available at FootNote.com?  In addition, many NARA microfilms are in the FamilySearch FHLibrary database.  Well, they are copies with FHL film numbers, but my thinking is that perhaps the FHL created the microfilms at NARA or helped with them.  Does anyone know how that goes?
Margaret Harris

Welcome to new member "HotLibrarian" - 0 views

members welcome post bookmark
started by Margaret Harris on 23 Sep 10 no follow-up yet
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    I hope that the group will be helpful to you. Please feel free to share any discoveries you make online.
Margaret Harris

Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter: Why Cloud Computing Makes Sense for Genealogy - 0 views

  • cloud computing refers to a computer application running on a distant computer.
  • Your local desktop or laptop works as a "remote terminal," with your local video screen showing what is happening on the distant computer and your local keyboard and mouse being used as input devices for the same distant computer.
  • All the computing power and disk storage is being provided by a powerful computer or perhaps a bank of powerful computers in some distant data center
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  • ou can use the application program running in the distant computer in the same manner that you run applications in your own computer. However, you benefit from the power and storage capabilities of those distant, powerful computers.
  • The word “cloud” refers to the Internet
  • all the complexity of the Internet is hidden from the user. Therefore, it is a cloud. The phrase “cloud computing” really means “running programs on distant computers via the Internet.”
  • the application you use might be a word processor, a database, a spreadsheet program, a sales management program (such as Salesforce.com), or a genealogy program.
  • Whatever the application, you use it in almost the same way as any other program you have used in the past.
  • A cloud computing provider is a company that provides processing services on the Internet. That is, the provider company owns the distant computers and provides the software that runs on those systems. If you want to use cloud computing, you start by establishing an account with a provider of the application(s) you wish to use. You then connect to the Internet, connect to the provider's system(s), and then run the application(s) offered by the provider.
  • Automatic backups and other systems maintenance tasks.
  • One factor in the growth of cloud computing is the emergence of netbooks. Netbooks are low-powered, inexpensive laptop computers that have become enormously successful in the past year. (“Netbook” is a contraction of the words “Internet notebook.”) Netbooks are selling by the tens of thousands while the sales of higher-powered laptop and desktop computers are dropping rapidly.
  • There are only two true cloud computing genealogy applications today: FamilyTreeExplorer.com (formerly known as PedigreeSoft.com) and OneGreatFamily.com
  • No discussion of genealogy cloud computing is complete without a mention of WeRelate.org, New FamilySearch.org, The Next Generation, or PhpGedView. These products vary widely in design and implementation, but all of them allow multiple people to run genealogy applications in distant computers
  • In addition, the latest versions of RootsMagic and AncestralQuest have the capability to exchange data with cloud computing databases. However, neither of these last two products uses cloud computing for its core functionality.
  • In other words, the consumer uses the cloud computing application in almost exactly the same manner as today's user of The Master Genealogist, RootsMagic, Legacy Family Tree, AncestralQuest, Reunion, MacFamilyTree, Personal Ancestral File, or any of dozens of other genealogy programs. The major differences are:
    • The consumer does not pay for a program to be installed in his or her own computer. Instead, he or she signs up for a free or low-cost account on a cloud computing service.
    • All data is stored on the distant computers, not on the local hard drive.
  • Shared access.
  • Convincing people to switch to online word processors, spreadsheet programs, and presentation programs strikes me as an uphill battle. The picture changes quickly, however, when you begin to discuss programs that not everyone has or programs that cost a lot of money.
  • Software upgrades
  • While most genealogy cloud computing providers do charge fees, the cost may be significantly lower than purchasing software and frequent upgrades for software installed in your desktop or laptop computer.
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    I am working my way through this article. It is heavy reading in the sense that I am not a geek, though some would disagree. I don't understand technology, but I seek to understand it. I try to keep up with tech news just so I can know how it affects my genealogy life.
Margaret Harris

The Apalachicola & Carrabelle Times - 0 views

  • A large stack of books containing family memorabilia was on hand at the entrance to the reunion, a testament to the work that Martha Pearl Ward, Buddy Ward’s wife, has done in chronicling the family history. Martha Pearl Ward traces her descendants to early Mormon settlers, followers of a denomination that sets the nation’s standard in keeping records of family genealogies.
    The volumes of history tell a story that can be traced as far back as the late 1600s in England, when John Ward and his wife, Frances, set sail for the New World. Later, in 1777, a Ward descendent, John Ward III, would marry Nancy Knight, the daughter of Jackson Knight, an Indian chief who operated a blacksmith shop near Fort Mitchell.
  • Indian princess when he was a boy, about how she could sit upright in a straight-back chair and lean back and have her long black hair touch the floor.
  • After a delicious dinner of every imaginable seafood, and vegetables brought from the family in Mt. Pleasant and Grand Ridge, door prizes were given out, including baskets of fresh cucumbers, flowers and peppers, and Mason jars of canned figs.
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    I might consider faking a relationship just to get some of that good food served at a Ward Family Reunion in 2006!
Margaret Harris

Grandmas Apron Poem | Treasure Maps Genealogy - 0 views

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    Aprons were a favorite uniform when I was younger, for mamas and grandma's.
Margaret Harris

About Us - 0 views

  • The Louise K. Fitzgarrald Genealogy Department boasts one of the finest genealogy collections in the state of Florida. Over 7,000 volumes of printed materials and 1,200 microfilm reels from Federal Census records and other references are available for use. The library also offers free access to subscription based online genealogical services.
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    There are small jewels in our midst; we just have to find them.
Margaret Harris

Genealogy's Star: Google Chrome vs. Firefox -- a genealogist's perspective - 0 views

  • Genealogy is rapidly becoming more and more technology based.
  • chances are, that the average genealogist is using Explorer.
  • The only other major web browsers with a significant market penetration are Google's Chrome and Apple's Safari.
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  • I do not use Internet Explorer at all on personal computers. I do however, use it almost every day at work, at the Mesa Regional Family History Center and on almost everyone else's computers
  • With this recent upgrade, I have been comparing Chrome to Firefox.
  • However, if you load up iGoogle with lots of slow apps, Firefox really starts to slow down. Whereas, Google knows Google and they have apparently taken pains too optimize the use of Google apps, as could only be expected
  • the current version 5.
  • most technologically savvy people switch from using Internet Explorer (unless they work for Microsoft).
  • The present version of Chrome is a huge improvement over the first releases. If it continues to get better at the a similar rate, it will like become more appealing than Firefox. Since both are free, it is anyone's guess how the usage ratings will come out. It is a sure thing however, that both will continue to take market share from Microsoft, unless Microsoft does something really spectacular
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    I find this discussion generally handy and helpful for the average genealogist.
Margaret Harris

Genealogy's Star: Bing vs. Google revisited for genealogists - 0 views

  • Bing was unveiled by Microsoft on May 28, 2009 and went online on June 3, 2009, so it is almost one year old.
  • Google has something over 85% of all web queries,
  • The real question for genealogists is whether Bing has made any progress in finding genealogical resources on the web?
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  • five of the returns are for the same collection of documents in the Northern Arizona University Library
  • None of the returns found any of my blog posts using my Great-grandfather's
  • Google's returns are once again exactly on point.
  • so did Bing win this one?
  • Bing has only four returns that even refer to my ancesto
  • Bing search reduced the returns to 40 almost all of which referred to the word beaver and only four of which actually referred to Sidney Tanner in Beaver, Utah.
  • I'll try again in another year or so, but for the time being, I'll stick to Google.
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    An informal comparison of the two search engines, Bing and Google, as pertains to all things genealogical.
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    Interesting.
Margaret Harris

Genealogy's Star: New Web services may impact finding your family history - 0 views

  • ten new web services that are changing the ways we share information. His opinions were that the developments may be disruptive of the normal ways of sharing information.
  • It's likely to gain ground quickly in the U.S. now that Google has sent out a QR code to 100,000 of the most popular companies in its Local Business Center. When those companies display the QR code, customers can use code-scanning applications on their iPhones and other devices to retrieve the firm's individual Google listing."
  • I think QR Codes are likely to intensify the Web as a means of communication. Businesses and organizations that have no Web presence will become literally invisible to the rest of the world.
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  • How will this affect genealogy and family history? It will probably increase the trend towards Web based communications for families and likely facilitate setting up family history sites. It may well come to the day when your holiday greeting cards will contain a QR Code link to your own website, rather than any other message
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    I'm not sure that I understand the mechanics of this new technology, but if it facilitates the sharing of genealogical data, then I'm all for it !
Margaret Harris

Mountain West Digital Library - 0 views

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    An amazing resource for those with roots in the West.
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    From the Genealogy Star blog...a new resource.
Margaret Harris

Census History and 20th-Century Firsts - 0 views

  • They recorded the number of free persons by sex and color, and slaves. Slaves were counted as three-fifths of a person, while Indians were not taxed and therefore excluded.
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    This web site gives a brief background of the first census.
Margaret Harris

1969-4.pdf (application/pdf Object) - 0 views

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    BURNETT, DUPREE (DUPRE), GREEN, HALLMARK, INGLE, PRICE, SIMS, WINTER: Need
    pts. John Ingle, b. 23 Feb. 1826, d. 10 July 1868, Winston Co., Ala., m-l Ruthie (?) ,
    had dau. Sarah A. and son Harmon; m-2 Sarah Ann Hallmark, b. (1), N.C., d. (?),
    sons Andrew (Jack) Jackson, William John. Jasker Newton Green, b. 8 Dec. 1831, d. 18
    Feb. 1905, Sargt. T., Co. K. 1st Calvo of Ala., discharged 19 July 1865, m. Martha J.
    Burnett, b. 1 Sept. 1837, d. 25 Sept. 1903. Thomas Irvin Sims, b. 13 Feb. 1848 Ga., d.
    29 Aug. 1822, m. 11 Dec. 1875 Josephine P. Ingle b. 1 Mar. 1857, d. 5 Apr. 1933. John
    Pierson Winter b. 24 Sept. 1864, d. 15 Oct. 1939, m. Sarah Elizabeth Dupree (Dupre) b.
    20 Jan. 1862, d. 11 May 1942. Thomas Green Dupree (Dupre?) m. Nicey D. Price Dupree.
    Would like info. on pts., ch., imigrants, d., m., on all of the above.
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    Look for tidbits of family history in documents that are authored by multiple writers on multiple family names.
Margaret Harris

Dupree's in The Civil War - 0 views

  • Thomas Green Dupree served as a private in the First Alabama Legion, Company E, 2nd Battery of the Confederate Army. This Company was later
    consolidated with others and became Company B of the 59th Regiment Alabama Infantry. Sometime in the spring of 1864, Thomas was promoted to Corporal.

    Thomas had enlisted at Montgomery, Alabama, June 15, 1862.He was wounded and captured April 4, 1865 at Sutherland Station between Petersburg and Burkville, Virginia, just 5 days before Lee's surrender. Sent as a prisoner to Point Lookout, Maryland. He was paroled from there June 11, 1865 at the conclusion of the war and upon swearing allegiance to the Union.
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    Thomas Green Dupree
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    This is my ancestor, (Thomas Green Dupree).
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