Genealogy Pot-Pourri – Week Ending 27 December 2021

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

2)  Labored on my DNA matches on MyHeritageDNA updating my spreadsheet.  I now have the highest 50 matches on the sheet with plenty of data.  Additionally added color-dot tags for descendants of 4th great-grandparents, however there aren’t too many as a result of I can not discover frequent ancestors for many of my matches.

4)  Labored within the Massachusetts probate data for extra of my ancestors and wrote about it in Rabbit Holes With Randy — Finding Probate Records For My Ancestors Using Record Hints on

5)  Up to date the lists for 52 Ancestors Biographies and Amanuensis Monday Posts to incorporate the 2021 posts thus far.  Began writing the 2021 abstract posts too.

6) AncestryDNA added solely 2 new DNA matches this previous week, with no new ThruLines, and MyHeritage added 18 new DNA matches. Reviewed the brand new DNA matches on AncestryDNA, MyHeritageDNA, FamilyTreeDNA and 23andMe. Researched and added notes for 7 AncestryDNA matches.

7)  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 46,386 of my RootsMagic individuals with FamilySearch Household Tree profiles (up 144).

8) Used Net Hints and Document Matches from Ancestry, MyHeritage, Findmypast and FamilySearch so as to add content material and supply citations to my RootsMagic profiles. I now have 67,812 individuals in my RootsMagic file (up 160 from final week), and 143,733 supply citations (up 69). I TreeShared 333 new or modified profiles with my Ancestry Member Tree, and I resolved 973 Ancestry Hints. My latest Ancestry Member Tree has Ancestry Document Hints with 20,672 to be resolved, however I work on them virtually day by day.  

9) Wrote 19 Genea-Musings weblog posts the previous week, of which none had been a press launch. Essentially the most considered publish the previous week was Saturday Night Genealogy Fun — What Did Genea-Santa Bring You For Christmas? with over 491 views.

10) I’m nonetheless high-quality right here on the Genea-Cave, hunkered down and never going out a lot after Week 93 of COVID-19 semi-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 – we often play Uno and he or she wins about half the time.  Obtained my purchasing executed and visited Linda on Christmas morning with all of the items for her.  We additionally calledo ur daughters and her brother.   The Aztecs received their bowl recreation on Tuesday and the Chargers misplaced their recreation on Sunday.  Went to church on Christmas Eve and loved seeing associates and singing Christmas songs.  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 somewhat yard work.


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