Data Cleanup

Performing Data Cleanup in Your FamilySearch Tree

Not a Researcher? You Can Still Help! (Part 1 of 3) NOTE: This series focuses on the free website. It is intended for people that have family members that have done research and published the data in the FamilySearch family tree. 3 Easy Tasks for Beginning Family History Work In an earlier post I stated that

Iowa Farmhouse

Vintage Photos: Preserving Rural America

I stumbled across a real treasure this week: an archive of 25 million vintage aerial photos. “Where?” you ask? Their collection of vintage photos is primarily of farmhouses, small towns, and landmarks from rural America. With images from 41 different states you are likely to find something that has a family connection. The company

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Family Tree Fun: BYU Has 5 Apps That Use Your FamilySearch Data

The BYU Family History Technology Lab (FHTL) works with students to “research and develop novel and useful family history programs.” So far they have 5 different Family History apps published. They all utilize tree data, so if you have a login you can get going quickly. These apps make exploring your family tree fun! 5

1864 County Boundaries Map of Texas

5 Great Sites for County Boundaries

Pretty early on in my research I learned that understanding county boundaries is really important. Read on to learn why. Why are county boundaries important? First off, understanding county boundaries helps you know where to look. If you are traveling for original research you will need to know which courthouse has your records. The relevant records