Tag: Organize Your Research

Free Family Tree Templates for Genealogy, School or Craft Projects

Are you looking for a beautiful family tree template for a craft or school project, to display in your home or share with family? A blank, printable family tree can be used for all of these purposes and more. The trick is finding one that's styled just right for your needs - which is why we have created four unique (and free) family tree options that you can easily print out. You'll find images of all of the ...

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Why You Should Start Using Pinterest for Genealogy Right Now (and How to Do It)

If you’re one of the 175 million people around the world who use Pinterest every month, you probably already know that there’s a lot to love. Maybe you think of Pinterest as a great place to collect clever home decor ideas or as the best spot to peruse beautiful images of tasty food (who doesn’t?) - but did you know that Pinterest is so much more than that? It may be the free genealogy tool you've been missing.

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10 Free Genealogy Apps to Help You With Your Research

By Alexandra Mendez-Diez Technology has done a lot to make conducting our genealogical searches easier. There's the obvious boon of increased access to nearly limitless resources, but there are a great many other ways in which technology can aid our research - from organizing what we find to digitizing and storing copies of photos. And one of the best parts is that we aren't limited to using those tools only when we're sitting at home, not with ...

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This App May Be the Fastest Way Yet to Scan Old Family Photos

By Jodi Bash The digital age of photos gives us so much to be thankful for. Photos can be edited, shared, deleted, and ordered in a frame at the touch of a button. I am so used to this convenience that when faced with a physical copy of a picture it often takes me months to decide what to do with it. Even my kids’ school pictures sit around gathering dust before I eventually frame them. Many ...

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Is it time that you put your family history research on a blog of your own? Here's how to do it easily. Perhaps you've been doing research for months or years and you have a lot of wonderful information you'd like to share? Or maybe you just want a place to record your research progress and keep better track of what you're working on? Why not start a blog to get organized, share your research with family, or ...

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This shows you how much detail about a photo can be added for easy searching and identification of your scanned documents.

By Jodi Bash Small piles of photos, letters, and other yellowed documents lined the living room walls. As I walked further into the house, I saw they also lined all available space in the kitchen and bedroom. “I want to throw it all away!” My client was overwhelmed with her extensive genealogy collection. She had been the willing recipient of family documents for as long as she could remember. “Give it to Shelly, she’s the family history ...

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Online research is getting better and better every day. With new free websites, databases and research groups popping up everywhere, family historians have a seemingly endless supply of records and resources to help them uncover family details. But with all of the amazing information now available at our fingertips it can be difficult to keep track of it all. Whether you're on a research site perusing possible record matches, taking a family history course or reading helpful articles, it helps to ...

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