ARCHIVED: Mondays with Myrt – 22 Jan 2018

Mondays with Myrt, where we talk about anything and everything that has come across our genea-desks during the past week. Our topics include upcoming events,  how this Zoom Webinar interface is readily viewable on aa variety of devices in addition to the following....

FamilySearch: What’s new for 2018

NOTE from DearMYRTLE: The following was received from our friends at FamilySearch. Salt Lake City, Utah (22 January 2018), FamilySearch is a global leader in fun, online family history services with over 9 million users in 2017. In 2018 FamilySearch will be expanding...

MyHeritage:

NOTE from DearMYRTLE: The following was just received from our friends at MyHeritage. We've recently added and updated collections on MyHeritage SuperSearch™ - many of which are exclusive! The collections include U.S. Yearbooks, newspapers from Indiana,...

ARCHIVED: Albion’s Seed: East Anglia to Massachusetts

Get in on our discussion about author David Hackett Fischer's thoughts on "folkways" and we select a few to mention for each migration group in this 4-session study group series. This week in the video below we're focusing on "East Anglia to Massachusetts: The Exodus...

ARCHIVED: GenDoc Study Group – Chapter 16

Syllabus Thomas W. Jones, Mastering Genealogical Documentation, (Arlington, Virginia: National Genealogical Society, 2017.) Softbound available from the publisher’s website www.ngsgenealogy.org and in Amazon Kindle format here:...

ARCHIVED: Mondays with Myrt – 15 Jan 2018

Selected Links We Mention Additional challenges. Maybe we need to look closely at Ancestry Member Trees after all? Note just the numeral indicating number of sources? http://www.geneamusings.com/2017/12/ancestry-member-trees-indexing-rules.html Nicka Smith's "Letters...

ARCHIVED: Genealogy Game Night 13 Jan 2018

We gather once a month to have fun spotlighting ancestors as we play Cousin Russ' Who's in My Line? It give us another way to think about our ancestors. And we have a chance to practice using this new Zoom webinar technology with our headsets, mics and webcams. This...

ARCHIVED: GenDoc Study Group Chapter 15

We're up to Chapter 15 "Citing Images of previously Unpublished Materials" where Dr. Jones says "... organizations have digitized countless volumes of unpublished material. Archives, businesses, governmental, and religious organizations image this material, sometimes...

ARCHIVED: Mondays with Myrt 8 Jan 2018

"Super hangout! Wonderful clarity and big screen is awesome since I can actually see it now. Thanks!" Thank-you for that feedback from Donna Burleaud. Cousin Russ and I certainly love the new Zoom webinar interface, even as Ol' Myrt here is learning to use the host...

ARCHIVED: GenDoc Study Group Chapter 14

This week our panelists provided an example from their own research that relate to Chapter 14 - "Citing Images of Previously Published Material" from Mastering Genealogical Documentation by Thomas W. Jones, 2017 (Arlington, VA: National Genealogical Society)....

Archived: WW Second Life Avatars and Genealogy

WOW, I now understand why they call this technology a "ZOOM" webinar - because we are no longer restricted to a small rectangle for a screen share. During this webinar viewers are zooming in on DearMYRTLE's actual desktop in 1920x1080 resolution - and the results are...

AmericaGen Study Group: Call for Panel Participants

DearMYRTLE's upcoming AmericaGen STUDY GROUP will feature panelists working to accomplish tasks normally completed by Ol' Myrt here. What does this mean? We will be studying Researchers Guide to American Genealogy 4th Edition by Val D. Greenwood, 2017 (Baltimore:...

REGISTER for Jan 2018 DearMYRTLE Events

This is the lineup for January 2018 DearMYRTLE study groups and online events. Please note we are using a brand new interface called ZOOM. It's way cool, and very easy to pick up. Most registration links I've created permit you to sign up for a month's worth of...

Blog Caroling 2017: God Bless Us Everyone

Our dearest geneafriend footnoteMaven has extended her annual challenge: "I challenge each of you to blog or post to Facebook your favorite Christmas Carol - Blog Caroling.  We'll all sing along! (Blog Caroling is posting the lyrics, YouTube video, etc. of your...

REGISTER NOW: December 2017 DearMYRTLE Hangouts

It's hard to believe we are celebrating 800 DearMYRTLE hangouts during Mondays with Myrt on 4 Dec 2017. I couldn't possibly have done this without great panel participants and of course, my real-life Cousin Russ. Thank-you to all who have made these hangouts so fun -...

DearMYRTLE’s Hangouts 12-18 Nov 2017

DearREADERS, You've heard about our hangouts and have been wondering "Are these like webinars?" Yes, there are many webinar platforms, we use Business Hangouts. Must I have a web cam to attend? You may view the live and archived hangouts without using your webcam....

ARCHIVED: Mondays with Myrt – 22 Jan 2018

Mondays with Myrt, where we talk about anything and everything that has come across our genea-desks during the past week. Our topics include upcoming events,  how this Zoom Webinar interface is readily viewable on aa variety of devices in addition to the following....

FamilySearch: What’s new for 2018

NOTE from DearMYRTLE: The following was received from our friends at FamilySearch. Salt Lake City, Utah (22 January 2018), FamilySearch is a global leader in fun, online family history services with over 9 million users in 2017. In 2018 FamilySearch will be expanding...

MyHeritage:

NOTE from DearMYRTLE: The following was just received from our friends at MyHeritage. We've recently added and updated collections on MyHeritage SuperSearch™ - many of which are exclusive! The collections include U.S. Yearbooks, newspapers from Indiana,...

ARCHIVED: Albion’s Seed: East Anglia to Massachusetts

Get in on our discussion about author David Hackett Fischer's thoughts on "folkways" and we select a few to mention for each migration group in this 4-session study group series. This week in the video below we're focusing on "East Anglia to Massachusetts: The Exodus...

ARCHIVED: GenDoc Study Group – Chapter 16

Syllabus Thomas W. Jones, Mastering Genealogical Documentation, (Arlington, Virginia: National Genealogical Society, 2017.) Softbound available from the publisher’s website www.ngsgenealogy.org and in Amazon Kindle format here:...

ARCHIVED: Mondays with Myrt – 15 Jan 2018

Selected Links We Mention Additional challenges. Maybe we need to look closely at Ancestry Member Trees after all? Note just the numeral indicating number of sources? http://www.geneamusings.com/2017/12/ancestry-member-trees-indexing-rules.html Nicka Smith's "Letters...

ARCHIVED: Genealogy Game Night 13 Jan 2018

We gather once a month to have fun spotlighting ancestors as we play Cousin Russ' Who's in My Line? It give us another way to think about our ancestors. And we have a chance to practice using this new Zoom webinar technology with our headsets, mics and webcams. This...

ARCHIVED: GenDoc Study Group Chapter 15

We're up to Chapter 15 "Citing Images of previously Unpublished Materials" where Dr. Jones says "... organizations have digitized countless volumes of unpublished material. Archives, businesses, governmental, and religious organizations image this material, sometimes...

ARCHIVED: Mondays with Myrt 8 Jan 2018

"Super hangout! Wonderful clarity and big screen is awesome since I can actually see it now. Thanks!" Thank-you for that feedback from Donna Burleaud. Cousin Russ and I certainly love the new Zoom webinar interface, even as Ol' Myrt here is learning to use the host...

ARCHIVED: GenDoc Study Group Chapter 14

This week our panelists provided an example from their own research that relate to Chapter 14 - "Citing Images of Previously Published Material" from Mastering Genealogical Documentation by Thomas W. Jones, 2017 (Arlington, VA: National Genealogical Society)....