I discovered this weekend that Dixie Kiefer is my first cousin three times removed. Dixie was a well known, respected, and battered Navy commander. After surviving the sinking of the Yorktown and at ...
When searching ScotlandsPeople it sometimes seems to list two parishes together. For example: Urquhart and Glenmoriston Old or West Kilpatrick Ardnamurchan and Strontian or Sunart Why would this ...
Is there a way to store data in software programs that will minimize losses when exporting to GEDCOM?
I am looking to circumvent a possible problem when I start to share my information with relatives. I see that while GEDCOM is supported to some fashion by most programs, there are shortfalls in each. ...
This question is sparked by an amendment made to a previous question made by ColeValleyGirl (for which I thank her). I "believed" (possibly from seeing it on birth records, but I cannot cite an ...
I have been entering place names into genealogical records from smallest to largest location (i.e. town/locality, county/parish/district, state/province, country). Where one part is not known, I have ...
For the places mentioned in my family history I'm looking to make sure I have the native spelling correct. The problem is that many events' places no longer exist. Some places (like Prussia) are not ...