Genealogy Pot-Pourri – Week Ending 20 June 2022

As many readers know, I went in for an angiogram on 26 Could, and had a quadruple coronary artery bypass graft operation on 30 Could.  I got here residence the night time of seven June, so I’ve missed 4 weeks of reporting on my family tree work, however I have not stopped!  I missed some weeks for sure themes, and I am progressively discovering the time to put in writing extra.

 Listed below are the highlights of my household historical past and family tree associated actions over the previous 4 weeks.  

1)  Moderated the CVGS month-to-month program on Zoom with Sara Cochran talking on “From a Field within the Closet to a Treasured Household Heirloom” on 25 Could.

2)  Watched a number of YouTube movies and in addition a Household Tree Webinar – Using DNA To Solve Interlinked Mysteries by Michelle Leonard.  

5)  After getting residence from the hospital, I made a GEDCOM for descendants of 4th great-grandfather John Kemp (1768-1864) and uploaded it to WikiTree.  I’ve now accepted or rejected ideas for matching people in WikiTree, or added profiles not in WikiTree, for the 1081 individuals within the GEDCOM file however I’ve not but added these profiles to WikiTree.  I wrote Rabbit Holes With Randy — Six Degrees of Randy Seaver From WikiTree earlier than I began this course of.

6) AncestryDNA now has 40,362 DNA matches (up 253 from 23 Could) for me right this moment, with no new ThruLines. MyHeritageDNA now has 10,458 DNA matches (up 58 from 23 Could) for me, with no new Theories. Reviewed the brand new DNA matches on AncestryDNA, MyHeritageDNA, FamilyTreeDNA and 23andMe. Researched and added notes for 3 AncestryDNA matches and added no new ThruLines to RootsMagic.  

7)  There was one session 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 48,066 of my RootsMagic individuals with FamilySearch Household Tree profiles (up 32).

8) Used Net Hints and File Matches from Ancestry, MyHeritage, Findmypast and FamilySearch so as to add content material and supply citations to my RootsMagic profiles. I now have 69,652 individuals in my RootsMagic file (up 27 from 23 Could), and 145,024 supply citations (up 67). I TreeShared 30 new or modified profiles with my Ancestry Member Tree, and I resolved 935  Ancestry Hints. My present Ancestry Member Tree has Ancestry File Hints with 25,610 to be resolved, however I work on them a number of instances per week. 

9) Wrote 12 Genea-Musings weblog posts final week (Sunday by Saturday), of which two have been a press launch. Essentially the most considered put up final week was  Guest Post: Old Stone Tag: Preserving History and Securing Memories with over 492 views.

9)  That is week 119 since COVID restrictions.  Since I have been residence, I’ve had nurses go to me 5 instances and bodily remedy thrice, and these visits will proceed. Linda is at a reminiscence care and expert nursing facility in Chula Vista 7 miles from residence and I visited her 5 instances since I have been residence.  Daughter Tami got here down as soon as, and daughter Lori was right here over this previous weekend to assist me with purchasing, meals preparation, decluttering, and a haircut.  I’m nonetheless actually drained day by day, take no less than two naps every day, and attempt to stroll for half-hour day by day on the block.  I watched the Padres video games day by day however one (surgical procedure day) and we are actually 41-27 on the season (14-13 the final three weeks, and 4-3 the final week).  I used to be instructed to get off the desktop laptop and spend extra time in my recliner to get my toes off the bottom.  I am unable to drive for one more 4-5 weeks, and have upcoming physician, nurse and remedy appointments.  Pals are serving to me go to the physician appointments and Linda’s facility.  


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