ARCHIVED: Aggregating DNA results & RootsFinder personal trees

Faced with questions about how to aggregate DNA test results from multiple sites into our traditional genealogy software, Ol' Myrt invited Dallan Quass to share how this is possible with RootsFinder. EMBEDDED VIDEO SELECTED TEXT Find out more from Dallan Quass about...

REGISTER NOW: DearMYRTLE October 2018 Events

DearFRIENDS, Cousin Russ and I have scheduled a very busy schedule in October 2018 -- chock full of virtual learning opportunities for online genealogists. We've partnered with Family History Expos' Holly Hansen to produce a week-long 2018 International Family History...

Pirates of the Pedigree 2018 Virtual Conference

DearMYRTLE has partnered with Holly Hansen of FamilyHistoryExpos.com and others to produce the 2018 International Virtual Family History Expo to be held online in webinar format the 15th through the 20th of October 2018. This is the abbreviated schedule, listed in...

Mondays with Myrt – 3 Sept 2018

As usual we discuss the latest genea-news that's come across our desk including: the fire in Rio at the archives how libraries and genealogy societies partnerships work deciding now what to do with our compiled genealogy before we pass away FindMyPast - England and...

REGISTER NOW: DearMYRTLE September 2018 Events

DearFRIENDS, Once registered, expect a confirmation email, and several reminder emails with your personal URL for viewing. Consider joining the panel as an official “participant”. We may even “scramble” to mix up the conversation a bit with new panelists. If you’ve...

ARCHIVED: Was My Ancestor at Little Big Horn with Custer?

For the VERY first time, Mr. Myrt will be on the panel as we review current research in Ol' Myrt's case study "Was My Ancestor at Little Big Horn with Custer?" We discuss: Finding record sets Research notes Bright shiny objects Timeline Cite as you go When to insert...

ARCHIVED: Mondays with Myrt – 27 Aug 2018

NOTE: Last week we tackled the proposed business tax cut that would close the Allen County Public Library. I followed up with the post "Contact Info: Ft. Wayne City Council About Library Budget Cut." Since Monday and publication of this post, about 15 people reported...

ARCHIVED: The Archive Lady – family archivist questions

Need ideas for properly filing and preserving unique family documents? Melissa LeMaster Barker is a Certified Archives Manager currently working as the Houston County, Tennessee Archivist. She is also a Professional Genealogist and lectures, teaches and writes about...

ARCHIVED: US Military – Morning Reports

This poignant webinar features Jennifer Holik discussing Army and Army Air Force morning reports. Jennifer is a researcher, speaker, author, empath, and medium. She helps people find the answers to their family history and military questions. She offers expert,...

ARCHIVED: Mondays with Myrt – 13 Aug 2018

We first tackle the proposed cut that would close the Allen County Public Library. I followed up with the post "Contact Info: Ft. Wayne City Council About Library Budget Cut." Other topics include: Letters from the Dead -  the latest Jefferson Tate genealogy mystery...

ARCHIVED: WACKY Wednesday – Indexing

DearMYRTLE's *very* distant cousin Pinky hosted this webinar in response to what Miss Peggy Laurentzen heard at the recent BYU genealogy conference. Apparently, FamilySearch reported at the rate we're indexing it would take 150 years to catch up with what has been...

Contact Info: Ft. Wayne City Council About Library Budget Cut

"... Fort Wayne City Councilman Jason Arp has proposed cutting the budget of the Allen County Public Library to the point that it will no longer be able to sustain itself," reports Dick Eastman in his post "A Fort Wayne, Indiana, City Councilman Proposes Eliminating...

ARCHIVED: CanadaGen Study Group 2

Today's session is all about ship's passenger records and how to find them, including a two-step process at one site to get from the index to the image itself. Kudos to our guest expert Kathryn Lake Hogan, UE for making this research doable. Be sure to follow her...

Mondays with Myrt – 6 Aug 2018

Another Mondays with Myrt session with hearty interaction among opinionated panelists and attendees. Thanks to Cousin Russ for bringing in the comments! We discussed: FamilySearch Indexing (We will host a special WACKY Wednesday this week demonstrating this invaluable...

ARCHIVED: Aggregating DNA results & RootsFinder personal trees

Faced with questions about how to aggregate DNA test results from multiple sites into our traditional genealogy software, Ol' Myrt invited Dallan Quass to share how this is possible with RootsFinder. EMBEDDED VIDEO SELECTED TEXT Find out more from Dallan Quass about...

REGISTER NOW: DearMYRTLE October 2018 Events

DearFRIENDS, Cousin Russ and I have scheduled a very busy schedule in October 2018 -- chock full of virtual learning opportunities for online genealogists. We've partnered with Family History Expos' Holly Hansen to produce a week-long 2018 International Family History...

Pirates of the Pedigree 2018 Virtual Conference

DearMYRTLE has partnered with Holly Hansen of FamilyHistoryExpos.com and others to produce the 2018 International Virtual Family History Expo to be held online in webinar format the 15th through the 20th of October 2018. This is the abbreviated schedule, listed in...

Mondays with Myrt – 3 Sept 2018

As usual we discuss the latest genea-news that's come across our desk including: the fire in Rio at the archives how libraries and genealogy societies partnerships work deciding now what to do with our compiled genealogy before we pass away FindMyPast - England and...

REGISTER NOW: DearMYRTLE September 2018 Events

DearFRIENDS, Once registered, expect a confirmation email, and several reminder emails with your personal URL for viewing. Consider joining the panel as an official “participant”. We may even “scramble” to mix up the conversation a bit with new panelists. If you’ve...

ARCHIVED: Was My Ancestor at Little Big Horn with Custer?

For the VERY first time, Mr. Myrt will be on the panel as we review current research in Ol' Myrt's case study "Was My Ancestor at Little Big Horn with Custer?" We discuss: Finding record sets Research notes Bright shiny objects Timeline Cite as you go When to insert...

ARCHIVED: Mondays with Myrt – 27 Aug 2018

NOTE: Last week we tackled the proposed business tax cut that would close the Allen County Public Library. I followed up with the post "Contact Info: Ft. Wayne City Council About Library Budget Cut." Since Monday and publication of this post, about 15 people reported...

ARCHIVED: The Archive Lady – family archivist questions

Need ideas for properly filing and preserving unique family documents? Melissa LeMaster Barker is a Certified Archives Manager currently working as the Houston County, Tennessee Archivist. She is also a Professional Genealogist and lectures, teaches and writes about...