Category : Family Tree

Family Tree / Family Tree - 4 months ago

Turn Back the Clock with Genealogy Technology

Genealogy and Technology Go Hand-in-Hand When the time changed this weekend, most of my clocks automatically changed with them, thanks to the wonders of modern technology. But while we may have lost an hour of sleep, we can use that same technology t...

Family Tree / Family Tree - 4 months ago

Some of Our Favorite Apps of the Moment

RootsTech 2018 is still fresh in our minds, and we can’t stop thinking about all of the new apps we learned about in this year’s Innovation Showcase. In conjunction to the always popular Innovation Alley, the new Showcase gave attendees...

Family Tree / Family Tree - 4 months ago

A Locomotive Mystery: Part 1

In this multi-part blog post I’m tackling a yard long picture that someone showed me at Rootstech. Clay Nunley approached my booth with a picture of what appears to be a whole town posed around a locomotive. It’s an amazing picture. Each week I’ll d...

Family Tree / Family Tree - 4 months ago

5 Evernote Organization Tips for Genealogy

The next session of our Become an Evernote Power User Online Course starts on July 30. Here’s a sneak peek at 5 Evernote tips for those hoping to learn to use the tool like a pro! Most genealogists begin using Evernote because they want to bett...

Family Tree / Family Tree - 4 months ago

More Big News From 23andMe

Less than a week after announcing major updates to their Ancestry Composition product, 23andMe is back in the headlines with more big news, this time with updates to their Health kit. We’ve got the details. A eppendorf containing a sample used...

Family Tree / Family Tree - 4 months ago

The Mystery of the Man With the Striking Eyes

There are family photographs that transcend a historical document to become a work of art. That’s this photo. It’s a gorgeous depiction of a man. He has beautiful light colored eyes. It’s not a typical studio portrait. This photographer had talent a...

Family Tree / Family Tree - 4 months ago

Remembering the Ladies

Women ancestors’ identities are frequently hidden in the shadows of their married names. It happens in both written sources and pictorial ones. Case in point: The caption for this picture, part of its Library of Congress catalog record, neglects to m...