Genealogy Pot-Pourri – Week Ending 2 August 2021

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

1)  Participated in Mondays With Myrt at this time and contributed little.  We mentioned digitization progress, funeral practices, MyHeritage shopping for Filae, hybrid society conferences, social media choices, 23andMe ethnicity estimates and household tree, Webtember, and translation challenges.  

2)  Hosted and attended the Chula Vista Genealogical Society common assembly on Zoom that includes speaker Penny Walters on “Mixing DNA Outcomes With Your Paper Path” with 48 in attendance on Wednesday. 


2)  Wrote a family tree biography of #612 7th great-grandfather Joseph Grout (1649-1720) of Watertown, Mass. for 52 Ancestors on Friday.


5)  AncestryDNA added 111 new DNA matches this previous week, with no new ThruLines and  MyHeritage added 15 new DNA matches.   Reviewed the brand new DNA matches on  AncestryDNA, MyHeritageDNA, FamilyTreeDNA and 23andMe.  Added Notes to 14 extra AncestryDNA matches with cM values, relationships and identified shared ancestors, and added 0 ThruLines to RootsMagic.  

6)  There have been a number of periods 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 43,513 of my RootsMagic individuals with FamilySearch Household Tree profiles (up 104).

7)  Used Net Hints and Report Matches from Ancestry, MyHeritage, Findmypast and FamilySearch so as to add content material and supply citations to my RootsMagic profiles.  I now have 64,652  individuals in my RootsMagic file (up 109), and 140,401 supply citations (up 333).   I TreeShared with my Ancestry Member Tree two occasions the previous week updating 285 profiles, and I resolved 893 Ancestry Hints.  I’ve fallen behind on the Ancestry Report Hints with 154,909 to be resolved, however I work on them virtually every day. 

8)  Wrote 14 Genea-Musings weblog posts the previous week, of which three had been a press launch.  The most considered submit the previous two weeks was Seavers in the News – Byron D. Seaver Dies in 1954 in Sacramento, California with over 460 views.   

9)  I’m nonetheless advantageous right here on the Genea-cave, hunkered down and never going out a lot after Week 72 of COVID-19 isolation.  Linda is now at a reminiscence care and expert nursing facility in Chula Vista 7 miles from house and I go to her for an hour every single day.  The payments for the medical care proceed to come back in.  The Padres season continues, and the Padres at the moment are 61-47 (3-3 the previous week).  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, and a bit of yard work.

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