2020.09.21 – Announcement: 2.4 Million Rolls of Microfilm digitized

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The following is a summary of the announcement this morning in the Deseret News of Salt Lake City, Utah. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints has completed the digitization of 2.4 Million Rolls of Microfilm. Originally slated take 50 to 100 years, it only took 15 years, due to the efforts of volunteers and the pace of technical innovation. The rolls contain more than 11.5 billion people from over 200 countries. Although the microfilms have now been digitized, the indexing effort continues. Indexing means to use the digital images taken from the microfilms and extract data manually from […]

2021.09.13 – Special Sale Announcement

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We’ve been working hard to find ways to help you. We are proud to announce that we are now able to offer popular as well as highly discounted items on our website. To kick off, we are offering 75% off on Wireless Earbuds, with the Promo Codes listed by the respective vendors. Just click on the text in the box below the picture of the item you want. On computers you’ll see the offerings on the left side of the first page. Over mobile apps, please scroll down to the bottom of the articles. Discounted items are individually available on […]

2021.09.08 – Family History Numbering Systems

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Family History Numbering SystemsBy Dale E. Lee2021.09.08 Summary: Organization Types Pedigree Ahnentafel Numeric Numbering Systems Roman Numeral Numbering Systems Alphabetic Numbering Systems Others (library, GEDCOM, etc.) Detail: Organization If you’ve followed The Seekerz’s advice and have requested and collected all the information you can from your family, as well as near and far relatives, you’ll find that you may be getting more information than you expected. One of the most important things in Family History is to organize the information you are given. These days we are given a lot of help in automatically organizing information we put into our […]

2021.09.01 – Seek for Fun 3

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Seekerz Crosswordz 001By Dale E. Lee2021.09.01 Note: In Family History it helps to: Know basic Family History Terms Know basic geography Know how to use the internet Remember different places have different customs Hint: see Family History Terms Across1 Passing beyond the veil6 Canada8 A record to distribute possessions after death12 Michigan13 Those that search for that which was lost16 Germany (Deutschland)17 A formal way to remember something20 Indiana21 A visual means of representing data22 Mexico23 Belgium25 The Capital of Switzerland27 A covenant between spouses32 A baptism33 North Dakota35 One single person Down1 When an event took place2 Alabama3 Hong […]

2021.08.25 – The “Generations Project” Show

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The “Generations Project” ShowBy Dale E. Lee2021.08.25 Summary: About the Generations Project Locations Activities Wrap up Detail: About the Generations Project The Generations Project is a show with multiple episodes helping people find answers to questions concerning their ancestors and the impact of their ancestors actions on them today. Life without understanding Family History is like getting the answers to an exam, but not knowing what the questions were. If all we have is the final result, the present, how can we understand the context those answers fit within? Each episode of the Generations Project takes a different journey with […]

2021.08.18 – Seek for Fun 2

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Seek for Fun 2By Dale E. Lee2021.08.18 Make Family History fun while you’re teaching the kids concepts. See if you can find all of the Words listed in the Word Search puzzle below. SeekerzSearch – Utilities Software Utilities to Find Agelong TreeAhnenblatt3Ancestral QuestBrother’s KeeperFamily HistorianFamily Tree BuilderFamily Tree MakerFamily TreeGEDitCOM IIGenbox Family HistoryGenealogyJ3GenoProGrampsKith and KinLegacy Family TreeLifeLinesMacFamilyTreePersonal Ancestral FileReunionRootsMagicThe Master Genealogist Bonus FGSSeekerz Seekerz LLC ©2020-2021

2021.08.11 – Seek for Fun

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Seek for FunBy Dale E. Lee2021.08.11 Make Family History fun while you’re teaching the kids concepts. See if you can find all of the Words listed in the Word Search puzzle below. Family History Concepts Arch(ives)AutobiographyBio(graphy)Birth CertificateCensusChildChr(istening)CountyCourt proceedingsDateDeath CertificateDeedDNAFamilyFamily Group SheetFamily OrganizationsFatherFGSGraveHuntIndexIndividualJail RecordsLiensLetterLibraryMarriage CertificateMicrofilmMilitary RecordMotherNewspaperObituaryParishPat(ents)Pedigree ChartPersonal HistoryPicturesProbateSearchShip Passenger ListsSSN (Death Records)StoryTitle RecordsTrustVideoVital StatisticsWhoWill Bonus (Family) BibleBirth CertificateBooSeekerzTrust Seekerz LLC ©2020-2021

2021.08.04 – Roadmap to Family History

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Email Address Don’t Wait until it’s too Late Many people thought they had all the time in the world, until Covid 19 hit. But then it was too late. Loved ones near and dear to them are now only memories, bits of facts, some remembered and some written down. They forgot to take the time to record the loved one’s voice and their story. But Covid was not the only situation people find themselves in. Some pass in traffic accidents due to blind spots or icy roads or drunken drivers. Others pass through genetic and other diseases. And yet others […]

2021.07.28 – A New Leaf on the Family Tree

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Summary: About A New Leaf show Structure of the show Reasons for interest in Family History Rewards for Family History Tin Types Detail: About A New Leaf Show I have recently discussed three different shows centered on finding your roots through Family History. Each of these comes from different point of views and Family History objective. It is interesting to see how they tie into the Family History landscape. Each of the shows is enjoyable and provide a fun experience while at the same time giving tips and clues as to the reasons behind and the rewards of getting involved […]

2021.07.21 – “Ancestors” Show

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Summary: About the Ancestors Show Principles Sources Start with yourself Understanding History Topics Detail: About the Ancestors Show There are several shows centered around Family History. I have discussed two of them recently in other articles, one that was a contest with prize money and another that helped those searching for missing members of the family such as biological parents. This time we’ll take a look at the show Ancestors. Ancestors explains how to do Family History research in a simple and understandable format. Wikipedia states that Ancestors was a public television mini-series produced by KBYU-TV in conjunction with the […]

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