Tag Archives: Ancestry.com

Genealogy Jargon Defined | Ancestry – YouTube Video

If you aren’t familiar with some of the jargon used by genealogists, Ancestry.com has a good video on the subject: Genealogy Jargon Defined | Ancestry: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oOdp7ez0JpI (around 43:24 minutes long). How to connect with Ancestry: Connect with Ancestry: Visit Ancestry’s … Continue reading

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Free Irish Records for St. Patrick’s Day! on MyHeritage – March 14 – 20, 2019; Free Irish Records on Ancestry.com – Ends Monday, March 18, 2019

Posting this outside of my normal blogging schedule as I only noticed it a few minutes ago. I checked Ancestry.com as well as MyHeritage and FindMyPast. I am not seeing free Irish access on FindMyPast unless they hid it in … Continue reading

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Find-A-Grave Forums Clarifications Update

Updated March 11, 2019: I will do my best to use the tag Find-A-Grave Forums: https://upsdownsfamilyhistory.wordpress.com/tag/find-a-grave-forums/ when adding clarifications posts. I will be doing regular posts on Find-A-Grave Forums clarifications – https://www.findagraveforums.com/. I submitted a suggestion to Find-A-Grave that they need … Continue reading

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MyTree Tags – Ancestry.com March 2019

A follow-up to Ancestry Labs Beta February 27, 2019: MyTreeTagsTM beta Add labels to people in your tree to highlight personal details or to clarify your research status. If you enable this feature, you will be able to access it … Continue reading

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Ways Find-A-Grave Needs to Improve

First and foremost, start with a Help section https://www.findagrave.com/list-faqs that does more than what the current Help section does. For starters, break the list into Rules that have to be followed by everybody and Guidelines that individual memorial managers can choose … Continue reading

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Ancestry Labs Beta February 27, 2019

UPDATE: Numerous crashes reported in Facebook groups – see Reports of AncestryDNA Crashes – February 28, 2019. I shouldn’t be surprised as Ancestry has a bad habit of not doing enough testing when they release new stuff. I saw this … Continue reading

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Reports of AncestryDNA Crashes – February 28, 2019

Seeing numerous reports on various Facebook groups of AncestryDNA crashing. Don’t be surprised if you have problems with the main Ancestry website or the AncestryDNA portion. I will be adding a warning to Ancestry to Announce Some New Features at … Continue reading

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