Genealogy Pot-Pourri – Week Ending 1 November 2021

Listed below are the highlights of my household historical past and family tree associated actions over the previous week.

1) Hosted the Chula Vista Genealogical Society Basic Assembly on Wednesday on Zoom, with Peggy Lauritzen because the speaker on “The Scots-Irish Migration Into America” with 58 members and friends in attendance.

2) Participated in at this time’s Mondays With Myrt Zoom webinar. We mentioned the Zoom app, my 15,000 weblog posts, GAR headstone sticks, Native-American tales at Boston Public Library, Sitting Bull’s DNA check, the 1921 England and Wales census, FamilySearch indexing and new collections, FamilyTreeMake media issues, Liv’s household photograph from 1929, and Frank’s discover of data sheets for German civil registry deaths.

3) Transcribed a deed file in Amanuensis Monday — 1776 Deed of Norman Sever Buying Land in Westminster, Massachusetts from Joseph Spaulding.

4) Printed a family tree biography of 7th great-grandfather #626 Thomas Graves (1686-1756) of Lynn, Reading and Southborough, Massachusetts.


5) AncestryDNA added 33 new DNA matches this previous week, with one new ThruLines, and MyHeritage added 8 new DNA matches. Reviewed the brand new DNA matches on AncestryDNA, MyHeritageDNA, FamilyTreeDNA and 23andMe. Added Notes to six extra AncestryDNA match with cM values, relationships and recognized shared ancestors.

6) There have been a number of classes working within the RootsMagic software program program to match with and replace FamilySearch Household Tree profiles for Seaver households and my ancestral households, with occasional additions to the RootsMagic profiles. I’ve matched 45,562 of my RootsMagic individuals with FamilySearch Household Tree profiles (up 249).

7) Used Internet Hints and Document Matches from Ancestry, MyHeritage, Findmypast and FamilySearch so as to add content material and supply citations to my RootsMagic profiles. The Ancestry TreeShare in RM8 doesn’t work but for me.  I now have 66,907 individuals in my RootsMagic file (up 288), and 143,199 supply citations (up 67). I didn’t TreeShare with my Ancestry Member Tree, and I resolved 882 Ancestry Hints. I’ve fallen behind on the Ancestry Document Hints with 157,360 to be resolved, however I work on them nearly each day.

8) Wrote 19 Genea-Musings weblog posts the previous week, of which three had been a press launch. Probably the most seen put up the previous week was Six Generation Descendants Report of Isaac Buck (1757-1846) and Martha Phillips (1757-1830) of Sterling, Massachusetts with over 435 views.

9) I’m nonetheless high-quality right here on the Genea-cave, hunkered down and never going out a lot after Week 85 of COVID-19 isolation. Linda is at a reminiscence care and expert nursing facility in Chula Vista 7 miles from dwelling and I go to her for an hour daily. The bodily therapists got here twice final week and have her up and strolling a bit with the walker. The Aztecs advert Chargers misplaced their video games. Watched the World Sequence video games, I went to the grocery retailer on Monday and Friday. Aside from that, it was stay-at-home on the pc doing (primarily) family tree, plus consuming, sleeping, laundry, cleansing, cooking, watching TV information and sports activities, studying books, napping, and a bit of yard work.

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