Other

Genealogical & Historical Societies

Great Web Sites & Pages – I use regularly
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Rants

My Response to Ancestry’s Business Decisions

Reviews

Book Reviews

The Family Tree Problem Solver: Tried-and-True Tactics for Tracing Elusive Ancestors by Marsha Hoffman RisingReview by Don Taylor

Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA by Richard HillReview by Don Taylor

Software Reviews

Mini-review of CamScanner (within Margaret Lambe’s Prayer Book) 5 Oct 2017
Back to Heredis – 22 Jan 2016
Family Tree Maker for Mac Replacement Search – Part 2 – 17 Dec 2015
My Search for a Family Tree Maker Replacement – Part 1 – 15 Dec 2015
I Switched to Heredis – 6/26/2015

Family Tree Builder for the Mac – 14 Feb 2015

Family Tree Maker Mac 3 – 28 Dec 2013
Heredis 2.1.0 (Mac) – 18 Dec 2012
Backup Solutions – 4 Dec 2012

Website Review

Website Review – Lost Cousins – Review by Don Taylor

General Help

Digitize those Photos! – 4 Mar 70
Determining Cousins – My Formula/Process – 30 Mar 2016
RootsTech Video – “What’s New at Family Search” – 9 Nov 2015
Ethics: Is it enough? (To not use the names of living individuals)
Social Networking for Genealogy (My Presentation at the GPC-MGS.)
Living Individuals, Searching for
Newspaper Searching

We’re Related – Our Closest Famous Relatives

We’re Related – 02 Mar 2018 – Mine: Barack Obama?
We’re Related – 24 Sep 2017 – Mine:  Dick Clark, Meghan Trainor, & Marilyn Monroe
We’re Related – 04 Aug 2017 – Wife’s We’re Related – Fanning, Roosevelt, & Clemens
We’re Related – 26 May 2017 – Wife’s: Winston Churchill, Bill Gates, Walt Disney
We’re Related – 28 Apr 2017 – Wife’s: Miley Ray Cyrus, Johnny Depp, Michelle Obama
We’re Related – 14 Apr 2017 – Mine: Johnny Cash | Jimi Hendrix | Blake Lively
We’re Related – 17 Feb 2017 – Mine:  John Kerry | Luke Bryan | Carrie Fisher 
We’re Related – 20 Jan 2017 – Mine: Stephen King | Walt Disney| Britney Spears

Surname Saturday

I look at the sources for various surnames in my Brown, Roberts, Howell, and Darling research areas.

My Other Projects

Adair Project

This project documents my findings regarding the Adair, Scoggins, Hansen, and Glazier ancestors of Paulding and Cobb counties, Georgia.

Blanchard-Utterstrom Project

This project documents my findings regarding the Blanchard, Newcomb, Utterstrom, and Chase families of Maine.

Bradley-Hingston Project

BH-06 – William Robert Hingston (1889-1954)
BH-07 – Florence Reid (1891-1984)

BH-12 – Frake W Hingston (1859-1900)
BH-13 – Anna Smythe (1860-1884)
BH-14 – Samuel Reid
BH-15 – Sarah J. Locke

Crutchfield-Galella Project 2017

CG-02 – Ralph Crutchfield (1913-1997)
CG-03 – Emily C Galella

Darling-Drexl Project

This project documents my wife’s half-aunt’s maternal ancestors.

Hopfe – Bauer Project

See Hopfe-Bauer Project

Montran Project (Descendents of John Foster Montran)

See John Foster Montran Descendents Project

Mowbray-Mapes Project (MM)

MM-04 – George Siddons Mowbray (1897-1981) (Wikipedia Article)
MM-05 – Dora Spalding Faulkner Mowbray (1898-1960)
MM-06 – Elmer Stephens Mapes (1898-1974)
MM-07 – Marion Josephine Reed Roos (1898-1977)

Rittenberry Project

This project documents my findings regarding my youngest son’s maternal ancestors, the Chism, Rittenberry, Shoemake, and Wilmoth families of Putnam and Overton counties in Tennessee.

Whitten Project

See Whitten Project Page.

Archived Projects

The following projects are on my Archived Projects Page

  • Angley Project
  • Burleson Project
  • Jenne M.’s Story
  • Morrill Project
  • Pettus Stories
  • Rehfeld/Hatfield Project
  • Rode/Arvis Project
  • Smith-Godlove Project