Genealogy Pot-Pourri – Week Ending 30 August 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 Common Assembly on Wednesday with 58 in attendance.  This system speaker was Rick Hanson on “Writing and Publishing Your Household Historical past.”  

4)  AncestryDNA added 35 new DNA matches this previous week, with two new ThruLines and  MyHeritage added 20 new DNA matches.   Reviewed the brand new DNA matches on  AncestryDNA, MyHeritageDNA, FamilyTreeDNA and 23andMe.  Added Notes to 2 extra AncestryDNA match with cM values, relationships and identified shared ancestors, and added 2 ThruLines to RootsMagic.  Discovered the frequent ancestor on 23andMe for 2 DNA Matches.

5)  Ran a brand new AutoCluster with AutoKinship for my 23andMe matches on Genetic Affairs, and tried to type by way of all of it.  I nonetheless have much more sorting to do.

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 44,093 of my RootsMagic individuals with FamilySearch Household Tree profiles (up 168).

7)  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 65,248  individuals in my RootsMagic file (up 177), and 141,444 supply citations (up 302).   I TreeShared with my Ancestry Member Tree two occasions the previous week updating 302 profiles, and I resolved 912 Ancestry Hints.  I’ve fallen behind on the Ancestry Document Hints with 156,669 to be resolved, however I work on them nearly day by day. 

8)  Wrote 17 Genea-Musings weblog posts the previous week, of which one was a press launch.  The most seen submit the previous week was Finally, a Descendants Chart I Can Use!  Thank You, MyHeritage!  with over 432 views.   

9)  I’m nonetheless high quality right here on the Genea-cave, hunkered down and never going out a lot after Week 76 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 day by day.  She stood up for the primary time right this moment in bodily remedy. The Padres season continues, and the Padres are actually 69-62 (1-4 the previous week).  I 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 just a little yard work.


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