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 Last Name 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 […]

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 veil 6 Canada 8 A record to distribute possessions after death 12 Michigan 13 Those that search for that which was lost 16 Germany (Deutschland) 17 A formal way to remember something 20 Indiana 21 A visual means of representing data 22 Mexico 23 Belgium 25 The Capital of Switzerland 27 A covenant between spouses 32 A baptism […]

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 Tree Ahnenblatt3 Ancestral Quest Brother’s Keeper Family Historian Family Tree Builder Family Tree Maker Family Tree GEDitCOM II Genbox Family History GenealogyJ3 GenoPro Gramps Kith and Kin Legacy Family Tree LifeLines MacFamilyTree Personal Ancestral File Reunion RootsMagic The Master Genealogist Bonus FGS Seekerz 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) Autobiography Bio(graphy) Birth Certificate Census Child Chr(istening) County Court proceedings Date Death Certificate Deed DNA Family Family Group Sheet Family Organizations Father FGS Grave Hunt Index Individual Jail Records Liens Letter Library Marriage Certificate Microfilm Military Record Mother Newspaper Obituary Parish Pat(ents) Pedigree Chart Personal History Pictures Probate Search Ship Passenger Lists SSN (Death Records) Story Title Records Trust Video Vital Statistics Who Will […]

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 […]

2021.07.14 – Finding Long Lost Families

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Summary: Know who you are Long Lost Family Show Why seek? How it works How to search Deep Connections Detail: Know who you are You don’t really know who you are until you find out who your parents were. Where you were born was dictated by choices your parents made. Where they were born was dictated by the choices their parents made. They are not just names and dates and places, they are a part of you. Long Lost Family Show Nothing can get more “real” than finding lost members of your family, and the Long Lost Family show out […]

2021.07.07 – Become Certified

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Become CertifiedBy Dale E. Lee2021.07.07 Summary: Understanding Certification Credentials Offered Knowledge Required Experience Required Educational Opportunities Employment Opportunities Books Available Detail: Over time fields of specialization tend to build up knowledge and expertise. Genealogy is a field of specialization just like Law, or Accounting or Dentistry. However, Genealogy has not yet achieved the force of law, as other professions have. As this field of knowledge progresses and matures it has and will become more formalized and the need for professionals in this area will increase. Already we are seeing off-shoots, such as forensic genealogy being used to good effect in […]

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