By Dale E. Lee You don’t know who you really are until you know who your ancestors were. Yes, I know that’s a bold statement, but think about it. Where where you born, and why? Why do you have the opportunities or non-opportunities you have in life? Why are you the height and weight you are? Why do you have the skin, hair, and eye color you do? You define your ending line in life by the things you do improve your lot, but your ancestors define your starting line. Why were you Chinese, but you were born in America? […]
How to Search for Records in FamilySearch By Dale E. Lee 2020.04.17 Summary: Signon to FamilySearch Click into Family Tree, then Tree in FamilySearch Find and Click into the person you want to find records for Verify that you are in the correct person and haven’t clicked through to someone else Review Sources and Memories to find out if the document has already been attached Click on the menu item called Search on the top of the page (not Find) Click on Records Enter as much of the info as you can about the ancestor as you can in the […]
Please join us in a Global Fast next Friday 4/10/2020 (Good Friday) to ask God for intervention in the Coronavirus pandemic, regardless of religion or belief. God can inspire those trying to solve the problem and he can show his power unto deliverance. Seekerz
How to Record Your Memories! By Dale E. Lee 2020.03.28 Summary: Why to record Life slips by and the window of opportunity may pass When should I record memories? NOW! Where should I record them? Find a private place What should I record? Things that are important Things that show your personality Who should you talk to and about? Future readers Those that have impacted your life How to Structure Collect important points Organize them into a sequence Talk about the points Polish up the words How to Record Hand writing Computer Audio Video Etc. Detail: Reasons for recording Many […]
There has been a lot of hype surrounding the Coronavirus Covid 19 and it is disconcerting to see schools close and high visibility sports venues like the NBA and NHL postpone their activities. So what’ the big deal? Isn’t this just like every other flu? Actually, it does turn out to be a bigger deal than it seemed on the surface. One of the best sources of good information as vs hype on the internet can be found at https://medium.com/@tomaspueyo/coronavirus-act-today-or-people-will-die-f4d3d9cd99ca. This website claims to have received 21 million views in the lat 48 hours. Highpoints: 1) Coronavirus grows at an […]
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Confirming Individuals and Relationships By Dale E. Lee 2020.02.29 Summary: – Censuses – Birth Certificates – Marriage Certificates – Death Certificates – Military Records – Grave Sites – County Records – Newspapers – Obituaries – Company events – Family – Pictures – Bibles – Family Organizations Detail: Be wary of falling into the trap of thinking that if Aunt Mertle said something about the family tree that what she said is the gospel truth. What Aunt Mertle said may have been to the best of her memory, but may not be entirely true. As a Family History Seeker you should […]
What if I missed RootsTech? Is there anything I can do? There’s an app for that, or at least a web address: https://www.rootstech.org/video-archive Many people are interested in attending RootsTech, but due to work, sickness, etc. are unable to attend. Perhaps things will get less hectic and you’ll have more time available when you retire. In the mean time, you can view the sessions RootsTech has recorded and made publicly available at the web address above. They even have up-to-date information on using DNA to seek out your Family Heritage. You may find something useful. Give it a try!
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