Saturday Night Genealogy Fun — What Are Your 2022 Plans/Goals/Resolutions for Your Genealogy Research

 Calling all Genea-Musings Followers: 

 It is Saturday Night time once more – 

time for some extra Family tree Enjoyable!!

Right here is your task, do you have to determine to just accept it (you ARE studying this, so I assume that you just actually wish to play alongside – cue the Mission Unimaginable music!):

1)  It is the New 12 months, and lots of readers and bloggers have already made resolutions, or targets, or plans for a number of duties or initiatives.  Or they have not but, however might, or ought to.

2)  For this SNGF, please inform us what plans you have made, or what targets you have acknowledged, or what resolutions you have averred for 2022.  Writing them down might allow you to obtain them.  Do a number of as you want.

3)  Put it in your individual weblog publish, in a remark to this publish, or in a Fb publish.  Please depart a hyperlink in a remark to this publish so readers can discover your resolutions/targets/plans.  

Here is mine:

I normally do not do that as a result of it appears that evidently I all the time fail (sure, I believe I gained the ##GOPA for 2021 once more  – see under).  I ended engaged on 2021 Aim #1 when Linda had her accident.  I partially achieved Aim #2 and completely failed Aim #3. 

Nonetheless, I’ll state three targets that I hope to perform in 2022, however two of them are primarily the identical targets that I set final 12 months presently:

*  Aim #1 is to proceed engaged on the Descendants Stories of my 4th great-grandparents.  I’ve executed 8 of them up to now (25% of 32 {couples}) in 2021.  I take what I’ve after which analysis descendants wherever I discover them, and from no matter supply I discover them, and attempt to assist the relationships with report sources.  With 24 extra reviews to do, this can be a massive objective, however I’ve quite a bit already executed.  An affordable objective could be to do eight extra, I believe.

Subsequently 2022 Aim #1 is to work extra on the Descendant reviews for my 4th great-grandparents and publish the Descendants Stories.

*  Aim #2 is from 2020 and 2021 – to maintain gathering my triangulated DNA match information from the chromosome browsers on FamilyTreeDNA, MyHeritageDNA, 23andMe, and GEDmatch and replace my DNA Painter show of which bits of each chromosome in my DNA got here from which ancestors.  I’ve executed the primary move with DNA matches with recognized frequent ancestors, and have about 25% of my chromosomes mapped.  I would like to seek out extra recognized frequent ancestors (and Aim #1 is meant to assist that!) for my high-value DNA matches utilizing out there information and analysis utilizing my Skeleton tree on Ancestry.  Together with that is to do extra work in Genetic Affairs to cluster my matches to assist the method alongside.  

Subsequently 2022 Aim #2 is to proceed to do that in 2022 and produce a prettier image of my ancestor’s contributions to my DNA from DNA Painter.

3)  Aim #3 is left over from 2021 – to replace my eBooks on my ancestral households and descendants of my surname research households (final executed in 2012 and they’re nonetheless on (see, and are searchable).  I have to replace them as a result of I’ve discovered a wealth of data on my ancestral households and descendants of my surname research progenitors within the final 8 years.  I’ll do that utilizing one of many family tree software program packages that codecs ancestor and descendants reviews in a regular format that appears greatest.  I’ll embrace sources, however not notes or media (the 2012 books are already lots of of pages with out them).  

Here’s what I believe the Seaver books will appear like:

These are my three targets for 2022 – what are yours?

My general objective for 2022 is to remain alive (COVID go away – and take Omicron, Pi, Rho and Tau variants with you!), go to my spouse every single day within the reminiscence care facility and to see my daughters and grandkids extra usually. 

##What’s GOPA – I do know that inquiring minds wish to know:  Did I win the “Genealogist’s Excellent Procrastination Award” for 2021?  If not, who did?  


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