Georgetown Genealogy Chat
5 October 2021 – 6:30 pm - 8 pm
► After 83 years, FamilySearch has finished digitizing their 2.4 million rolls of microfilm! You can search the archive for free at FamilySearch.org. Curious about how to research unindexed records at FamilySearch? Check out our tutorial here.
► Yet another Ancestry ethnicity estimates update has prompted Legal Genealogist Judy Russell to remind genealogists: "they're just estimates." (from Debbe: The concept of ethnicity is defined by humans, it is not biological. DNA is biological)
► The Getting When You Can Reminder, Genealogy Tip of the Day We have mentioned this before, but it bears repeating… Don’t assume that online site will “always be there” and you can always go and get what you need. Make a copy of that image for yourself while you have it on your screen. Save the information while you have access to it. …
► How to Create a Genealogy Source Citation, Family Tree Magazine Though no one’s favorite past-time, citing sources is crucial for good genealogy research. This beginner’s guide to source citation will get you started.
► After the Fire: 6 Tips for Finding Missing Records, Family Tree Magazine