Genealogy Pot-Pourri – Week Ending 18 October 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 Analysis Group Assembly on Wednesday on Zoom.  I reported on RootsMagic 8 launch, FamilySearch digitization of microfilms, FamilySearch modified web site and search course of, and Upcoming Conferences.  I then demonstrated utilizing RootsMagic 8 navigation and mentioned onlgoing TreeShare issues.

2)  Attended the San Diego Genealogical Society British Isles Curiosity Group assembly on Zoom on Saturday.  Colin Whitney offered “Land Data of the British Isles Half 2″ and “Breaking Down Brick Partitions within the British Isles.”

3)  Attended the Whittier Space Genealogical Society program on Saturday on Zoom.  Sara Cochran offered “My DNA Introduced Me to the Forest, However The place Are All of the Bushes?”

4)  Participated briefly in at present’s Mondays With Myrt Zoom webinar.  I demonstrated utilizing RootsMagic 8 in a quick abstract of this system, after which needed to go meet with Linda’s physician.

5) Labored some extra in RootsMagic 8 on my desktop pc.  Discovered extra nuances and actually acquired into working with occasions, notes, sources and studies.  I nonetheless have the Ancestry TreeShare drawback that precludes me from updating my related Ancestry Member Tree or seeing WebHints on Ancestry.

8)  AncestryDNA added 40 new DNA matches this previous week, with one new ThruLines and  MyHeritage added 16 new DNA matches.   Reviewed the brand new DNA matches on  AncestryDNA, MyHeritageDNA, FamilyTreeDNA and 23andMe.  Added Notes to 1 extra AncestryDNA match with cM values, relationships and identified shared ancestors, and added one new ThruLines to RootsMagic.  

9)  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 45,166 of my RootsMagic individuals with FamilySearch Household Tree profiles (up 215).

10)  Used Net Hints and File Matches from MyHeritage, Findmypast and FamilySearch so as to add content material and supply citations to my RootsMagic profiles.  I now have 66,447 individuals in my RootsMagic file (up 228), and 143,081 2source citations (up 225).   I didn’t TreeShare with my Ancestry Member Tree, and I resolved 389 Ancestry Hints.  I’ve fallen behind on the Ancestry File Hints with 158,091 to be resolved, however I work on them virtually day by day. 

11)  Wrote 20 Genea-Musings weblog posts the previous week, of which 4 had been a press launch.  The most considered publish the previous week was  Amanuensis Monday — 1766 Deed of Norman Sever Selling Land in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts to Isaac Temple  with over 378 views.   

12)  I’m nonetheless effective right here on the Genea-cave, hunkered down and never going out a lot after Week 83 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 each day.  The bodily therapists got here twice final week and have her up and strolling a bit with the walker.  The Aztecs gained and Chargers misplaced their video games.   I went to the grocery retailer on Monday and Friday. Apart 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 slightly yard work.


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