Essential Forms for Genealogy

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One of the most important tenants for excellent research is organization. Through the course of your genealogical research you’ll come across enough brick walls without creating a few of your own because of poor organizational techniques. Throughout our Getting Started series, we’ll talk a lot about different organization techniques, but first let’s look at some […]

Happy New Year – January 2012 Webinars

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It’s hard to believe that another year has passed by! Looks like January has some great Webinars to jump start your genealogy research this year. The Southern California Genealogical Society is once again hosting their Jamboree Extension series and January kicks off the first of their exciting Webinars, click here to see the entire schedule. […]

PSA – It’s Data Backup Day!

Today’s Public Service Announcement… It’s Data Backup Day!  If you haven’t backed up your genealogical data in a long time, today’s the day to do it.  Keeping digital records is as much of an added convenience as it is a headache.  Computers are wonderful tools that can be portable and help make our research smoother, […]

Genealogy Webinars – December 2011

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The Christmas Season is upon us and we’re all in the throws of finishing up our genealogical resolutions as well as trimming the tree and making last minute gift purchases.  However, there are some valuable webinars this month.  Perhaps you could pass on the details to a little “elf” who might be looking to get […]

Desiderata: A Case of Mistaken Identity

I’m not entirely sure where I came across this piece, but I recently uncovered it in a whirlwind of house cleaning.  I was impressed all over again with the beautiful language.  The citation on the piece says: “Found in Old Saint Paul’s Church, Baltimore; Dated 1692.”  At the bottom it says: “Compliments of Everett’s Bindery, […]

Genealogy Webinars – November 2011

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A quick apology for the disorganization of our blog!  MyNeChimKi’s Genealogical Services is going through a bit of a facelift.  We’re hoping to have everything finished by the beginning of the new year… so please hang in there with us!  In the meantime, we still wanted to make sure that we were providing you with […]

Genealogy Webinars – October 2011

1 October 2011, 1:00pm EDT, Remembering the Ladies: Researching Your Female Ancestors (FREE) 1 October 2011, 11:00am CDT, Determining Your Own Migration Trail ($17 for 4 webinars) 2 October 2011, 3:00pm CDT, Barbara’s Beaus and Gesche’s Girls ($17 for 4 webinars) 3 October 2011, 9:00pm EDT, Type it ONCE DearMYRTLE Workshop Webinar (FREE) 4 October […]

99 Genealogy Things

I ran across this meme on Tonia’s Roots.  This version originated from Valerie Elkins at Family Cherished.  I thought that it would be a good light-hearted way to begin blogging again after my incredibly long hiatus. Things you have already done or found – bold type Things you would like to do or find – […]

RootsMagic April Webinars

If you’re a RootsMagic user or fan here are some great webinars that they’re offering for the month of April.  They’re FREE to anyone, no need to be a registered user of their product!  Check these out: April 13, 4:00pm to 5:30pm EDT – Places and Mapping in RootsMagic Wherever you go, there you are!  Places […]

Genealogy Webinars – April 2011

This month has some great topics, including a whole series on “genetology” (or genetic genealogy).  Also, the Jamboree Extension Series is continuing and offering some great free topics to those who are unable to attend live Jamborees! April 2, 2011, 2:30pm EDT – Jamboree Extension Series: “Looking After the Poor: Finding Your Ancestors in New […]