Monday Genea-Pourri – Week Ending 5 April 2021

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

1)  Moderated and hosted the Chula Vista Genealogical Society (CVGS) basic assembly in a Zoom Assembly final Wednesday, that includes speaker Debby Warner Anderson on “My Nice-Grandmother’s Letters.”  We had over 40 in attendance, together with 10 company from across the nation, and Debby’s speak was glorious.

2)  Attended as we speak’s Mondays With Myrt webinar.  The panel mentioned the family tree administration program and backup software program they used, my will transcription utilizing two sources, Judy Russell’s weblog publish about Alabama, historic place names, Liv’s migration letters, grand or nice aunts/uncles, use of Junior and Senior, the AncestryDNA pattern discover, what to do along with your stuff, and migration points.

3)  Watched “Fifty Overlooked Genealogical Resources in Fifty Minutes,” by Diane L. Richard on Household Tree Webinars.  Free to observe till 7 April.

4)  Wrote and posted a biographical sketch of my seventh great-grandmother #587 Sarah (Woolley) Fletcher  (1651-????) of Concord and Chelmsford, Massachusetts  for my 52 Ancestors publish on Friday. 

6)  AncestryDNA added 106 new DNA matches this previous week, with one new ThruLines, and  MyHeritage added 47 new DNA matches.   Reviewed the brand new DNA matches on  AncestryDNA, MyHeritageDNA, FamilyTreeDNA and 23andMe.  Added Notes to 2 extra AncestryDNA matches with cM values, relationships and recognized shared ancestors, and added three ThruLines to RootsMagic. 

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 41,410 of my RootsMagic individuals with FamilySearch Household Tree profiles (up 143).

8)  Used Internet 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 62,590 individuals in my RootsMagic file (up 148), and 135,848 supply citations (up 316).   I TreeShared with my Ancestry Member Tree twice this week updating 317 profiles, and I resolved 1,498 Ancestry Hints.  I’ve fallen behind on the Ancestry File Hints with 149,935 to be resolved, however I work on them nearly day by day. 

9)  Wrote 17 Genea-Musings weblog posts final week, of which three have been a press launch.  The most seen publish final week was Amanuensis Monday — 1687 Estate Inventory of George Wheeler (1606-1687) of Concord, Massachusetts with over 346 views.  

10)  We’re nonetheless high quality right here on the Genea-cave, hunkered down and never going out a lot after Week 55 of COVID-19 isolation.  I went to the grocery retailer on Monday and Friday, and it wasn’t too busy. We went masked to outside church on Sunday and talked to and fist bumped some mates.  The Padres season began, and so they received 3 out of 4 over the Dbacks – hope springs everlasting right here within the genea-cave.  Aside from that, it was stay-at-home on the pc doing (primarily) family tree, consuming, sleeping, cleansing, cooking, and a little bit yard work – I used my new small chainsaw on a giant bush – half carried out, another huge bush to go.  


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