Category Archives: Tuesday’s Tips

Ancestry, The 1950 Census, &  Grandma Donna

Tuesday’s Tips By Don Taylor I received an email from Ancestry that indicated due to their “proprietary AI technology,” they have an early index of the records. My recollection said it took several months to index the 1940 census ten … Continue reading

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Finding Canada Census images.

Tuesday’s Tips By Don Taylor During my recent research into William Francis Halcro, I needed Canada Census Records. Certainly, Ancestry.Com has the records, but it requires a World Explorer membership. I don’t do enough research outside of the United States … Continue reading

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Change Logs

Tuesday’s Tips By Don Taylor I synchronize my local Family Tree Maker (FTM) tree with an Ancestry tree. It is simple to set up and has the side benefit of generating changelogs for my work. As I review various records, … Continue reading

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My Genealogical Process – Part 2 of 2

By Don Taylor This article is part two of my genealogical process (Part 1 is here). In Part 1, I selected an ancestor, determined what I know, reviewed what I think I know, and looked at what others think they … Continue reading

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My Genealogical Process – Part 1 of 2

By Don Taylor Several weeks ago, I gave a talk at the Greater Portland Chapter of The Maine Genealogical Society regarding my process. I had mentioned that I don’t typically use a genealogical plan in the traditional sense that most … Continue reading

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