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The DNA Testing Guide for Paternity, Genealogy, and Adoption Search

The DNA Testing Guide for Paternity, Genealogy, and Adoption Search | Genealogy Technology | Scoop.it
Learn how DNA testing can identify ancestors and help adoptees discover birth parents. Get tips from a former scientist who found his family by DNA.
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Document Your Family Tree: Find Offline Genealogy Records with Genlighten.com

Document Your Family Tree: Find Offline Genealogy Records with Genlighten.com | Genealogy Technology | Scoop.it

You're looking for genealogy documents.
We connect you with people who can find them and will provide copies for a nominal fee.
Our lookup providers help move your research forward.

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Thanks for mentioning our site. If you've used it to find research help, we hope you had a great experience! Cyndy (Genlighten Co-founder)
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New in Family Tree Maker 2012

New in Family Tree Maker 2012 | Genealogy Technology | Scoop.it
There’s a post on the FTM Beta Sync board by the FTM 2012 development lead. He lists the following as the new features in the upcoming Family Tree Maker 2012 release: 1. TreeSync - Ability to synchronize your tree between FTM and Ancestry.
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RestingSpot.com - GPS locations and online memorials for graves in cemeteries.

RestingSpot.com - GPS locations and online memorials for graves in cemeteries. | Genealogy Technology | Scoop.it

RestingSpot connects the memories of loved ones who have passed with their final location on earth. A unique combination of mobile and web technologies preserves the legacy of loved ones for generations to come.

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GenealogyGems - YouTube

GenealogyGems - YouTube | Genealogy Technology | Scoop.it
Genealogy Gems brings you the best in family history research strategies and creative display ideas through the audio podcast, videos and website. Be sure and subscribe to the podcast in iTunes.
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Ancestors for Free - Discover Where to Find Ancestors for Free | Mocavo – A New Search Engine Just for Genealogy

Ancestors for Free - Discover Where to Find Ancestors for Free | Mocavo – A New Search Engine Just for Genealogy | Genealogy Technology | Scoop.it

There has been quite a bit of chatter in the genealogy blogosphere about a new search engine called Mocavo. 

 

Basically, it is a powerful search engine that only concentrates on finding genealogy results. Mocavo only searches genealogy records sites, genealogy blogs, USGenWeb (and the like) plus many more to find the most relevant results for family historians.

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Using Google Books Search

Editor Allison Stacy gives a quick demo of how to use Google Books Search in genealogy.

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I have found a tremendous amount of genealogy information from Google Books. See my blog

about <strong><a

href="http://www.hiddengenealogynuggets.com/genealogyblog/2012/01/google-books-genealogy/">;

Google Books and Genealogy</a></strong>. The blog is about how to structure some queries

using the Google Books search engine and some of what I found.
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Surname Suggestion List

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This free program, which runs under the Windows operating system, is intended to assist you in searching the web for information on your surnames and their variants.

 

After you enter in your surname, you click on the Search button, and it will create 3 lists of similar sounding surnames. The lists are based on how good a sound match the other surnames are to the one you entered. The lists are titled Excellent, Close, and Longshot.

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Genealogy Toolbox

Genealogy Toolbox | Genealogy Technology | Scoop.it
Here are the select set of resources you’ll need to explore your family’s history. Start with Software Your genealogy software is the repository for all the information you discover. It’s the main tool in your genealogy toolbox.
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GenealogyTools - YouTube

GenealogyTools - YouTube | Genealogy Technology | Scoop.it

Here are some great Tutorial Videos for Genealogy and Family History for: Legacy Family Tree, Family Tree Maker 2010, Ancestry.com, Family Tree Maker 2011, Reunion for Mac, and RootsMagic 4.

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Ancestry.com Offers Free Access to Immigration and Naturalization Records

(August 29, 2011) – Ancestry.com, the world’s largest online family history resource, today announced an entire week of free access to its popular U.S. and International Immigration and Naturalization records. The free access week begins August 29th and runs through the Labor Day holiday ending September 5th.

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Family Tree DNA Confirms Two NFL Players Are Half-Siblings

Houston, TX – August 31,2011 - Family Tree DNA, the pioneer and largest DNA testing company for genealogy purposes, through its Family Finder test, provided the conclusive proof that two NFL players are half-siblings.
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Legacy Family Tree “Free” Webinars

Legacy Family Tree “Free” Webinars | Genealogy Technology | Scoop.it
Legacy Family Tree genealogy software began offering free webinars last year. Even if you cannot attend "live", you can view/listen for a certain period of time at your convenience after the webina...
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GeneaBloggers Online Radio by GeneaBloggers | Blog Talk Radio

GeneaBloggers Online Radio by GeneaBloggers | Blog Talk Radio | Genealogy Technology | Scoop.it

GeneaBloggers is a community of genealogists and family historians who augment their passion for genealogy by blogging. We currently have over 2,000 genealogy blogs listed in our blogroll from around the world and have a vibrant and vocal group of people seeking to define what it is to be a genealogist in the 21st century.

 

Join there conversation via chat during the next radio podcast.

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Genealogy Insider - City Directories: Watch and Learn

Genealogy Insider - City Directories: Watch and Learn | Genealogy Technology | Scoop.it

This snippet from Maureen A. Taylor’s class City Directories: Key to Your Family’s Past shows a demo of the free city directories on the Internet Archive website.

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Photographing Paper Documents | TechTips | FamilySearch

Photographing Paper Documents | TechTips | FamilySearch | Genealogy Technology | Scoop.it

Genealogists often have a need to capture a paper document. One inexpensive way to do this is with a digital camera. In this article we will discuss the methods used to best capture a digital photo of a paper document.

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Firefox 4 for Mac Genealogists

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How genealogy researchers on Mac can use Firefox 4 group tabs and app tabs to stay organized while researching family history on the web.
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Surname Findit Main Page

Surname Findit Main Page | Genealogy Technology | Scoop.it

This software is intended for use when you have a partial surname from a document that is hard to read or a partial surname from reading a tombstone.

 

It would also be good for determining artist names from old paintings. When you enter the characters you can figure out and click Search, the program will create a list of matching surnames.

 

This software also helps you to search the web for information on the surnames it suggests.

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