Genealogy Pot-Pourri – Week Ending 25 October 2021

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

1)  Hosted the Chula Vista Genealogical Society DNA Curiosity Group Assembly on Wednesday on Zoom.  I reported on the MyHeritage up to date “Concept of Household Relativity” function, the AutoKinship function on GEDmatch, the i4GG convention in April 2022, and the SCGS Genetic Family tree Convention in August 2022.  I demonstrated working with my Theories of Household Relativity, including the ancestral strains to my RootsMagic program,  

2)  Participated in at the moment’s Mondays With Myrt Zoom webinar.  We mentioned “What’s the vest strategy to share household historical past” – I recommended planting my tree in each backyard (AMT, FMP, MH, FSFT, WikiTree, Geni, and so forth.);  others recommended social media, web sites and blogs;  We additionally mentioned Chromebooks, and on-line bushes resembling rootstrust and RootsFinder; utilizing Google Drive; My Natvig contact; Dave’s Bassett publication, and extra within the lightning spherical. 

5)  AncestryDNA added 15 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 three 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 45,313 of my RootsMagic individuals with FamilySearch Household Tree profiles (up 147).

7)  Used Internet Hints and Report Matches from MyHeritage, Findmypast and FamilySearch so as to add content material and supply citations to my RootsMagic profiles.  I now have 66,629 individuals in my RootsMagic file (up 182), and 143,132 supply citations (up 51).   I didn’t TreeShare with my Ancestry Member Tree, and I resolved 659 Ancestry Hints.  I’ve fallen behind on the Ancestry Report Hints with 158,539 to be resolved, however I work on them virtually each day. 

8)  Wrote 16 Genea-Musings weblog posts the previous week, of which two had been a press launch.  The most considered put up the previous week was  Amanuensis Monday — 1776 Deed of Norman Sever Selling Land in Westminster, Massachusetts to Joseph Spalding.  with over 291 views.   

9)  Celebrated my birthday on Saturday by visiting with Linda, then driving to Huntington Seaside for an in a single day go to with daughter Tami and her household.  Went out to dinner, had birthday cake, went out to breakfast, watched soccer, and had enjoyable speaking to and being with the grandkids.  Got here house on Sunday afternoon.  Put photographs on Fb – see

10)  I’m nonetheless wonderful 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 house and I go to her for an hour on daily basis.  The bodily therapists got here twice final week and have her up and strolling a bit with the walker.  The Aztecs gained their sport.   Watched the baseball playoff gamesI 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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