Category: Genealogy Do-over

  • Genealogy Do Over Cycle 1

    Genealogy Do Over Cycle 1

    It was serendipity. Thomas MacEntee’s Genealogy Do Over arrived in December 2014. Just when I had bedded down using Legacy Family Tree‘s To-Do Lists, my tablet, my camera and a USB drive instead of my trusty pen and notebook. When I was despondent. When all I seemed to have were insurmountable brick walls. Just when […]

  • Genealogy Do Over – DNA (1)

    The results of my first foray into DNA testing arrived in time for consideration as part of GDO Week 10 DNA considerations. My first request was not for myself nor for my brother but for a cousin of my father’s as she is a direct maternal descendant of my two greats grandmother Lydia Watts. I have […]

  • Genealogy Do Over – Week 10

    Firstly, I was really proud to receive an invitation to include the GeneaBloggers badge on my blog site. It is nice to have this recognition as part of the Genealogy Do Over. Because it is well overdue to do so and because it is preparation for DNA next week here is my Charles Baulch Family Tree created […]

  • Genealogy Do Over and Legacy

    Thank you to those of you who asked how I envisage using Legacy’s To-Do Items as part of my Genealogy Do Over research log. Here is my view of my April Article for VicGUM’s newsletter. The article was written in response to questions I have been asked about how I use Legacy’s To-Do List as my […]

  • Genealogy Do Over – Reflection

      “Great success requires long term patience” Gideon Haigh about successful Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglu, ABC Offsiders 1 Feb 2015. BACKGROUND I had such plans for my retirement. Or so I thought. Finally, I would be able to tell some of the family stories I have gathered over the years. No so. It just hasn’t […]

  • Genealogy Do Over – To-Do Items

    Yesterday I wrote about using Legacy’s To-Do Lists as a research log for my genealogy research. Thank you for your requests that I give you some screen shots of how I created my To-do Items that shall now make up my research log. So here goes. In all, I have so far created 12 To-Do […]

  • Genealogy Do Over – Week 3

    TRACKING RESEARCH Why is it necessary to track my research? Mainly because I have unwittingly doubled up on my research. More often than I care to admit. Often more than twice for the same information. Also, I have ignored obvious sources of further research. I have frequently been distracted by those Bright Shiny Objects (such […]