Activities for kids during a ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE! Sure, a Zombie Apocalypse may be far-fetched. But, I am sure you could think of another similar situation. One, in which you may need to keep the kids entertained for long periods, say for, for example, during the coronavirus shutdown.There are copious amounts of things to do. Genealogy is for all ages, from Grade school to Teenagers, to Retirees. It is both entertaining and educational.Here are a few that you can do WITH your kids.During this time of “Social Distancing,” there is no better way to get a child to connect with their […]
I have a big fish story. But, what does swimming with sharks have to do with genealogy? Everything! Genealogy is tracing one’s line of descent. But memories add spice to merely a name and birth date. I was in the Army, stationed on an island in the South Pacific. The island was only 2 miles long, ½ a mile wide and 7 ft above sea level. The island was man-made. Made of Coral dredgings, you could look out your room and imagine it was snow. Shorts, Flip Flops, and a Polo Shirt was “Off Duty” Formalwear. The trade winds blew […]
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 […]
Seekerz.net is improving. We’ve added a How To menu with articles showing others how to accomplish tasks in Family History. We’ve added a Tools menu pointing Genealogists to desktop and on-line tools that can make their lives easier. And now We’ve added a FUN menu with Crossword and Word Search puzzles. Come join us on our journey, and while you’re at it, try out the Word Search for Utilities for a little fun. See if you can find all of the desktop utilities in the puzzle.
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!
When I was young, I, like most kids, and even some young adults never really thought about the future or what I would leave behind. A major fault as I look back on my life. I have many memories but few pictures, keepsakes, or a journal of my past. It seemed like too big a bother at the time to take the time. I have had many adventures in my 70 years. I still remember them, but the details and participants have faded with the years. I look back and ask myself, who was that guy or what was that […]
By Pat Smart How was I to know how a simple Father’s Day Gift from my Ex-wife, a DNA kit from Ancestry would affect my life? I thought this would be “neat”. I can find out if the stories I heard as a kid were true or not. So, I sent in my kit and waited, and waited, and waited. Ok, fine. How was I to know all I had to do was sign on to the website? When I didi sign on, I found that the stories I heard as a kid were genuine and not so true, but […]