Returning to The Genealogy Road

There is no easy or quick road to return to what was your normal life after the death of a spouse. The return road is what it is. It’s a dark road that no one would choose to travel. … I could not do any genealogy at all.

Genealogy for me is fun. I enjoy it. I have since the first moment that I looked up some family history. So how could I do something fun.

Read the full post to find out how I’m taking steps to get back on The Genealogy Road.

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1630 WARREN Ancestor Info – A Book Source You Can Use

Thus far, my ancestors were normal people. My dad’s direct male ancestors were farmers going back as far as I can trace them which is about 1760. I have ancestors with famous last names; they just weren’t famous.

ForgottenBooks.com — a new resource ~ It’s not new site but is fairly new to me. Some of my mother’s family came to the United States in the 1600s. They weren’t on the Mayflower but some arrived not that many years later.

This week on the site I founded further documentation on John WARREN who came to America about 1630. For more about the ForgottenBooks.com & on what I found on the site, click the title.

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Why I’m Liking RootsMagic 7

Errors! That’s Why

I admit I was using Family Tree Maker 2012 and not 2014. I am switching to RootsMagic as my primary “research” database for genealogy.

Larger view of error triangle.Family Tree Maker will create a “data error” report. And so does RootsMagic. But I like this symbol that appears next to a name in RootsMagic. The red triangle with the exclamation points indicates an error with that person.

Also included is how I used the new RootsMagic 7 imports the actual Family Tree Maker file as well as list of errors that the “triangle” might indicate.

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