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My thoughts on RootsMagic’s TreeShare

Randy Seaver on the Genea-Musings blog in his post Looking at My New RootsMagic Upload Ancestry Member Tree and Source Citations shared his concerns about the way that RootsMagic TreeShare converted the source citations from his RootsMagic database to Ancestry, so I decided to compare what happens when I uploaded a Gedcom from Legacy to… Continue reading My thoughts on RootsMagic’s TreeShare

Ancestry.com.au, Researching your family history, RootsMagic Family Tree Software

Why I prefer to search for records, and update my tree, manually

In my post, Getting organized for my genealogy do-over, I had incorporated using hints to find records, and for attaching hints to my Ancestry tree.  After doing this for my 2 grandfathers, I determined that the best way to find all the records for them was to search manually. There were no hints for my… Continue reading Why I prefer to search for records, and update my tree, manually

Family Tree Maker, RootsMagic Family Tree Software

Family Tree Maker rises from the dead

In case you've missed the news, Ancestry has announced that Software MacKiev is acquiring Family Tree Maker.   Ancestry has also announced that they have made an agreement with RootsMagic, to connect Ancestry with the RootsMagic software.  Full details can be found on the Ancestry blog New Family Tree Maker Options. RootsMagic has also announced that it… Continue reading Family Tree Maker rises from the dead

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Creating your own source templates in RootsMagic 7

Randy Seaver on his Genea-Musings blog is currently doing a series on creating source citations in RootsMagic 7.  In this series he is showing how to set up sources using the Source Templates or Free Form.  The posts so far on this series are: Creating Source Citations in RootsMagic 7 - Post 1: New Master… Continue reading Creating your own source templates in RootsMagic 7

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Finding a relative born on or close to your birth day using RootsMagic

I came across a post On Randy Seaver’s Genea-Musings blog: Dear Randy: How Can I Make a Calendar in Family Tree Maker 2014? The reason behind this question was that a reader wanted to know how to find an ancestor or cousin born on his birth date. Randy then went on to describe how to… Continue reading Finding a relative born on or close to your birth day using RootsMagic