2021.10.27 – Cousin Relationships

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Cousin RelationshipsBy Dale E. Lee2021.10.27 Summary: Confusion Explanation Charts Detail: Confusion Most of us know what we’re referring to when we talk about Parents, Children, Grandparents, Grandchildren and Cousins. But what in the world is a Second, Third, or Fourth cousin? And beyond that, how do you locate a Third Cousin Twice Removed in the family tree? We know that a cousin is someone that is the child of an Aunt or Uncle, but what are second and greater cousins? Explanation It turns out that there are good reasons for being confused about how the cousin designations are described. They […]

2021.10.20 – The Genetic Detective

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The Genetic DetectiveBy Dale E. Lee2021.10.20 Summary: About the The Genetic Detective Locations Activities Wrap up Detail: About the The Genetic Detective Every once in a while Seekerz writes articles about shows that have a Family History bent. Not everything in Family History has to be cut and dried. Entertainment can be an important part of increasing people’s interest and ability in Family History. As you watch to be entertained, you can pick up tips and clues you may be able to incorporate in your own research. The Genetic Detective is a show put on by ABC which features a […]

2021.10.13 – The Gift That Lasts

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The Gift That LastsBy Dale E. Lee2021.10.13 Summary: My Box A Suggestion My Treasures Things to Collect Detail: My Box Once as I was growing up I was given a special gift. I’m not talking about a Christmas gift that came in a box. It was the box itself. (We all know that kids like gifts that come in boxes almost as much as the box they came in.) This was a special box, not because of its contents, but because of the things I could put in it after I received it. The box was the size of an […]

2021.10.02 – Writing Personal Histories

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Writing Personal HistoriesBy Dale E. Lee2021.10.02 Summary: Personal Histories Organization Examples Suggestions Summary Detail: Personal Histories One of the most enjoyable parts of Family History is reading the personal histories of your own ancestors. These stories bring history to life, and they do so because they were part of you! The events your ancestors went through, the emotions they had, and the things they did, directly impacted where you were born and the circumstances of your life. Think of how important your own story could be to your descendants now and in the future! As you read your ancestor’s accounts […]

2020.10.04 – Special Report – Liver and Gall Bladder cleanse

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We don’t normally include material outside the boundaries of arena of Family History. However, I am aware of several people that have saved themselves from having gall bladder operations, including two of my own family, by using the following cleanse. We are not physicians, and cannot prescribe any medical treatments. If you have any questions, check with your doctor before using. Note that the diet includes grapefruit juice, which has the potential to block the effectiveness of some medications. So check to see if this is true of medications you are currently taking before using, as it will be at […]

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 […]

2021.09.08 – 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 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

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