Category: Organization

Genealogy Do-Over, part 2: How To Set Some Research Goals

You can follow the first part of this Genealogy Do-Over here. A term I have struggled with throughout my life: analysis paralysis. I have spent too many months struggling with perfection. How do I organize the records and data I have collected? How do I store that content. I...
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Genealogy Do-Over, part 1

Apparently it takes a global pandemic, a personal crisis, and a loving family for me to finally get started on the huge pile of genealogical material I have collected over the last almost fifty years. The term genealogy do-over was originally coined by Thomas MacEntee on the GeneaBloggers website...
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How I Began My Genealogy

I started working on my genealogy around 1976 while in elementary school. It was the bicentennial and my grandmother, Mimi (Marie Elizabeth FORD), was telling me that we had a Revolutionary War patriot in our tree, Captain Samuel Lockwood of Greenwich. She eventually admitted she was descended from him...
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