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Automatically marking relatives dead when born more than 100 years ago

I've found an old GEDCOM file of mine where I did not mark many ancestors as dead despite their birth lying back over a hundred years. Is there an easy way to automatically mark them as dead (with ...
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Software/tool to generate 'trial' family trees?

During my research, I often want to 'rough out' simple multi-generation family trees (based on birth/bap/mar/death/bur) to explore, for example, how a bunch of entries in the parish registers on a ...
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Layout tools to print big GEDCOM plus pictures to posters?

Background: I have created a family tree containing over 1100 relatives. Therefore I used Webtrees (based on PHP+MySql, hosted on my own web server). (This is how it can look like: Demo family tree) ...
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Deep Web Search Tools for Genealogy?

I somehow assume that there are more information publicly available on the internet about ancestors than google can/does show us. I see this sometimes when new relevant search results come up after I ...
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Is there a budget worksheet for tracking how much $$ is spent on genealogy activities?

I have been pursuing genealogy research for my personal family lines now for a few years, and I am a little stunned at how quickly the $$ dollars can add up. Here are a few things that I spend money ...
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What are the key characteristics to look for in a document scanner?

I have a flatbed scanner which I would like to supplement with a document scanner given the latter's small desktop footprint and USB power. This will give me the ability to quickly input genealogical ...
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