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: WACKY Wednesday – What do you think?

  Whilst Mr. Myrt took me out for dinner, my very distant cousin Mrs. Klein-Smith hosted this "case study" WACKY Wednesday - What do you think? session. See if you agree with the panelists and attendees. Have they considered all possibilities submitted by a...

ARCHIVED: CanadaGen Study Group 1

Thank-you to our guest expert Kathryn Lake Hogan, UE for a most informative session including info about the history of Canada and it's census records. Our shared CanadaGen Google Sheet with links we mention is located...

An Open Letter to an Archivist

Dear Melissa LeMaster Barker, The Archive Lady Got some questions about filing photos and unusual family papers in acid-free metal edge Hollinger boxes. I have the pencil you recommend. I have acid-free archival file folders. Do I need acid free tissue paper? 1. With...

ARCHIVED: Mondays with Myrt 30 July 2018

What's the "After Party?" It's when we stop the webinar recording, but continue talking. This time, we discussed Pat Kuhn's craft YouTube channel (awesome!) and one of Ol' Myrt's ancestors whose probate packet indicated he had $13,000US in the bank when he died. We've...

ARCHIVED: The Archive Lady – Museums Have Records, too!

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 researching in archives and records preservation. She writes a popular...

REGISTER: August DearMYRTLE Webinars

DearFRIENDS, Cousin Russ and I present these webinars at no cost to the viewer. If you find the information useful, consider the Pay What You Want business model Ol' Myrt employs. Post COMMENTS AFTER the hangout, comments continue at http://bit.ly/DearMYRTLEonGoogle...

ANNOUNCING: 2-Part CanadaGEN Study Group

It's our honor to feature a two-part webinar series about genealogical research in Canada with Kathryn Lake Hogan, UE, to be held at 10am Mountain (US) as follows: Wednesday, August 1,2018 Wednesday, August 8, 2018      Kathryn is host of a weekly...

Google Docs: Making a Copy

During this morning's AmericaGEN Study Group session, Melinda Coulpon shared her Google Sheet. This short video demos two ways to make an edit-able copy for your own use: Melinda Couplon's worksheet in Google Sheets format...

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: WACKY Wednesday – What do you think?

  Whilst Mr. Myrt took me out for dinner, my very distant cousin Mrs. Klein-Smith hosted this "case study" WACKY Wednesday - What do you think? session. See if you agree with the panelists and attendees. Have they considered all possibilities submitted by a...

ARCHIVED: CanadaGen Study Group 1

Thank-you to our guest expert Kathryn Lake Hogan, UE for a most informative session including info about the history of Canada and it's census records. Our shared CanadaGen Google Sheet with links we mention is located...