Genealogy Pot-Pourri – Week Ending 27 September 2021

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

1)  Hosted and the Chula Vista Genealogical Society Particular Assembly on Wednesday on Zoom with 69 in attendance.  Thomas MacEntee introduced “The 1950 Census – Are You Prepared?” 

2)  Participated in in the present day’s Mondays With Myrt webinar.  We mentioned childhood reminiscences and private historical past, the Utilized Family tree Institute, Cyndi’s mom’s royalty, hybrid society conferences, FamilySearch report searches, the New Yorker article on Black cemeteries, John Boeren’s Netherlands guild, and Liv’s “orphans residence” submit.  

5)  AncestryDNA added 46 new DNA matches this previous week, with one new ThruLines and  MyHeritage added 10 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 recognized shared ancestors, and added one new 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 44,758 of my RootsMagic individuals with FamilySearch Household Tree profiles (up 162).

7)  Used Internet 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 65,988  individuals in my RootsMagic file (up 178), and 142,483 supply citations (up 237).   I TreeShared with my Ancestry Member Tree two occasions the previous week updating 340 profiles, and I resolved 1m022 Ancestry Hints.  I’ve fallen behind on the Ancestry Document Hints with 159,534 to be resolved, however I work on them virtually day by day. 

8)  Wrote 18 Genea-Musings weblog posts the previous week, of which two have been a press launch.  The most considered submit the previous week was Amanuensis Monday — 1807 Deed of William and Mary Peters Selling Land in Medfield, Massachusetts to Aaron Smith with over 447 views.   

9)  I’m nonetheless positive right here on the Genea-cave, hunkered down and never going out a lot after Week 80 of COVID-19 isolation.  Linda is at a reminiscence care and expert nursing facility in Chula Vista 7 miles from residence 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 Padres season continues, and the Padres at the moment are 78-78 (3-5 the previous week).  My SDSU Aztecs gained on Saturday (now 4-0), and my Chargers gained on Sunday (now 2-1).  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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