Monthly Archive: November 2011

Nov 30

App for

As posted on GeneaPress by Gena Philibert Ortega FAMILY HISTORY COMES ALIVE WITH NEW ANCESTRY.COM APP FOR iPHONE, iPAD AND iPOD TOUCH LOADED WITH EXCITING FEATURES New ‘ Mobile’ iOS App Gives Users the Ability to Access Billions of Historical Records to Build Their Family Tree  PROVO, UTAH (November 29, 2011) –, the world’s largest …

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Nov 26

RootsTech 2012 Here I Come!


Excitement and anticipation mount as I begin my preparation for the 2nd annual RootsTech conference in Salt Lake. I was fortunate to be able to attend the first RootsTech session and was blown away by the diversity of programs and exhibit hall. During this second three-day conference, 102 sessions are planned. It is important, therefore, …

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Nov 06

To All Concerned Georgia Researchers

I’m sharing a letter from the Georgia Genealogical Society’s President to the membership. The letter should be addressed to “All Concerned Georgia Researchers.” FROM THE PRESIDENT Dear GGS Member, The 2011 session of the Georgia General Assembly saw the budget of the Georgia Archives slashed, yet again. The situation has become so dire that the …

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Nov 06

Georgia Archives Open 8 More Days in 2011


It’s a sad state of affairs. Currently, the Georgia Archives is open to the public fewer hours than any other state (at least to my knowledge)—Friday & Saturday unless there is a state or federal holiday that falls on Monday or during the weekend. Those whishing to conduct historical or scholarly research at the Georgia …

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Nov 03

Do You Know Where Your Files Are?

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As we progress through our family history research, e.g. from beginner, novice, … advanced, we often find ourselves shifting from one filing method to another. As the storage space in my small mountain home becomes more of a premium, I find that digital is really the way for me to proceed. Consequently, I continue to spend hours …

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