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Part 10: Fee Based Genealogy and Family Tree Making
Jenny Carson | 01 October
All along in this series of blogs I have been making reference to the family tree and genealogy tools I have used at this site. I rely on the template for
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Part 3: Shaking the Branches
Jenny Carson | 01 October
Towards the end of the last blog it suddenly dawned on me that I was COMPLAINING about an embarrassment of riches in terms of information, facts, and the need
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Part 4: Raking up the Leaves
Jenny Carson | 01 October
I had been using the family tree maker as a primary tool, and that was a good thing because all of the notes and documents (or "leaves" as I had started to
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Part 9: Forums, Blogs, Message Boards and More
Jenny Carson | 01 October
Are you familiar with the term "old school"? It implies doing something in an outdated or old-fashioned way, and it is suddenly quite the "chic" thing to do.
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Part 8: Heading to the Library
Jenny Carson | 01 October
I love the library and will take any reason to make a visit to the local spots. Imagine my surprise when I told the librarian that I was using a free family
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Part 7: The Official Records
Jenny Carson | 01 October
In the last blog we talked about the details that emerge at the end of someone's life. No, not the deep dark secrets that they kept (though THAT does make for
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Part 6: At the End of the Line
Jenny Carson | 01 October
Here's something to think about as you develop your family tree and genealogy expertise - the work you do is very linear, but it also has very clear
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Part 5: Mind the Gaps
Jenny Carson | 01 October
So far, I had been really successful with the use of the family tree maker, but one afternoon I noticed some glaring "gaps" in the "leaves". Remember that I
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5 Game Ideas for a Fun Family Reunion
Jenny Carson | 01 October
You've heard it before... a game is just that -- a game.  However, games take on a special meaning and become more significant when they form part of
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A Quick Guide to Planning a Fun Family Reunion
Jenny Carson | 01 October
Planning a family reunion is actually more about planning to have fun for the entire family. If you are the lucky person assigned to come up with ideas on what
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A Step by Step Planning Checklist for a Family Reunion
Jenny Carson | 01 October
Most people welcome the idea of holding a family reunion. They view reunions as opportunities to be with the other members of the family and relate with them
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Choosing the Right Type of Family Reunion
Jenny Carson | 01 October
Families are an assimilation of a variety of characteristics. Typically, each branch of the family has its own culture and characteristics, so planning a
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Creating the Perfect Invitation for Your Family Reunion
Jenny Carson | 01 October
An attractive and cordial invitation is sure to pique the interest of your family members and make them look forward to attending the family reunion. Thus,
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Family Reunion Entertainment
Jenny Carson | 01 October
A family reunion should be more than just reliving memories, eating and talking. A family reunion should also include some fun activities to help everyone bond
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Finding Lodging and Transportation for Your Family Reunion
Jenny Carson | 01 October
Typically, the biggest task in planning a family reunion is arranging lodging and transportation. You have to plan your family reunion in a way that will allow
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Plan Family Reunions and Vacations over the Internet
Jenny Carson | 01 October
Planning family reunion and vacations is not an easy task, especially if it involves medium to large size families. Planning a family reunion or vacation
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Planning a Family Reunion: How to Get There and Where to Stay
Jenny Carson | 01 October
Finding the perfect venue is an important step in the family reunion planning process. If you are a one-person committee, you would go about this by soliciting
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10 Activities to Make Holiday Family Reunions Fun
Jenny Carson | 01 October
Say the word September and people would immediately think of summer ending and children going back to school. For many parents, it means their children leaving
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Tips for Organizing a Successful Family Reunion
Jenny Carson | 01 October
There will always be a time when you’ll miss the good old days and feel like seeing old familiar faces again. Before you get hit further with nostalgia, gather
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Genealogy Research: Find Your Roots Online Using the Family History Library of Salt Lake City
Jenny Carson | 01 October
he world’s largest collection of genealogical records is available through the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Family History Library
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