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MyTrees.com Newsletter
Issue: Sep 25, 2015

Site News - Display your Entire Pedigree on a Single Screen with Our Family Pedigree Map   

See this unique first from MyTrees.com. We've broken the technology barrier again. Yes, you can now display your entire pedigree on a single computer screen, even if it goes all the way back to Adam and Eve. It makes navigating your pedigree easy through simple panning (dragging) "far away" families into clear view.

Genealogy HowTo - Can I Trust That Source?   

Your eyes grow wide, your pulse quickens and you exclaim, "I have finally found it!". There it is, the break in that 25 year old brickwall. You have finally found the parents of an ancestor which will extend at least that part of your pedigree one more generation and perhaps open it up to further discoveries. But wait are there sources listed that prove the relationship and are they reliable?

The rule of thumb for testing the reliability of a genealogical source is to ask the question, "How close to the event in question is the source, who created the source, and for what purpose was the source created?"

Ask Us - Canadian Genealogy Online - Part 10a - Quebec Research Resources   

Part 1 of Canadian Genealogy Online contained a general overview of how to research your Canadian ancestors and gave several links to online records. It included a description of when Censuses began to be recorded for each of the Canadian provinces and links to the online Canadian Census images and name indexes. Part 2 and Part 3 explored online resources for genealogy research in Alberta and British Columbia and Part 4, 5, 6, and 7 listed resources for Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador Research, and Nova Scotia Resources. Part 8 focused on Ontario online resources. Part 9 presented online genealogy resources for Prince Edward Island. Because of the many facets of genealogical researching in Quebec, this article will be presented in three parts.
Research resources for other provinces will be presented in future newsletters.

Just for Fun - Click Here for Humor -    My idea of housework is to sweep the room with a glance.

Reviews - Genealogy Simplified
by Cathy C. Schrack
   reviewed by Cindy Carman

This book, though small, (you could read it in an afternoon) is chock full of tips and advice to help make your foray into finding your ancestors a resounding success. It definitely lives up to its title "Genealogy Simplified". Even if you are a more experienced genealogist you will benefit from some of the clear and concise step-by-step guides that Ms. Schrack has outlined.

Upcoming Events - CLICK HERE FOR MORE Upcoming Genealogical Events-

  • 24-26 September, Butte, Montana:Montana State Genealogical Society presents their 26th Annual State Genealogy Conference - titled "Harvesting Our Roots." The featured speakers will be noted authors Paul Milner and Maureen Taylor.
  • 26 September 2015, Oakland, California: Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust: What's Burried in Cemetery Records
  • 15 October 2015, Richmond, Virginia:The Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society presents the 36th National Genealogical Conference titled "Virginia, Where African-American Roots Run Deep".
  • 7 November 2015, Germantown, Tennessee:The Tennessee Genealogical Society presents a Fall Seminar with D. Joshua Taylor as its featured speak.

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