Genealogy Tips

Smart Matches and Merging

Yesterday, I read a post (I can’t remember which one) which mentioned that Legacy Family Tree could synchronise with FamilySearch, so I checked out the information on the Legacy site https://www.legacyfamilytree.com/fs.asp However, rather than a true synchronisation, this is really just an option to do merging, just like with My Heritage Smart Matches and Ancestry… Continue reading Smart Matches and Merging

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Making the most of the Ancestry and FindMyPast free weekend

If you have ancestors/relatives in Australia, the range of databases Ancestry offers that aren’t available for free elsewhere is greater than that of FindMyPast. I decided to test this out by seeing what records were available on FindMyPast and on Ancestry for my maiden name: Whimpey. FindMyPast, in their Census, Land & Surveys section, only… Continue reading Making the most of the Ancestry and FindMyPast free weekend