Saturday, October 13, 2018

My Genealogy Friday and Saturday - 12 and 13 October 2018

I didn't journal last night because the Aztec football game went long and time was short.  Then it took an hour to get to sleep.  I was sleepy all day today.

1)  Friday - 12 October 2018

*  Dropped Linda off, home to read, picked her up and went to the grocery store.  Home by 9:40 a.m.

*  Noted that 52 Ancestors - Week 247: #372 Thomas Hazard (1707-after 1748) of North Kingstown, Rhode Island posted, added to the Best Of post, and wrote   New Records Available To Search This Findmypast Friday, 12 October 2018.  Tried to nap.

*  Had lunch, then online at 12:30 to read, and wrote Genealogy News Bytes - 12 October 2018.  Tried to nap again, failed.  Wrote the Surname Saturday and SNGF posts.  Checked Twitter and Facebook.

*  Went in at 5 p.m. to help with dinner, watch the playoff game, then the Aztecs game.  Read the paper, did the dishes.  Read my Kellerman book.  Aztecs game had an hour plus lightning delay, so it was over at 10:30 p.m.  Aztecs beat Air force 21-17 but it wasn't pretty.

*  Online to read email, add to the Best Of post and check Facebook.  Genealogy this day was 6.5 hours.

2)  Saturday, 13 October:

*  Dropped Linda off, home to read, did laundry, picked her up, and off to the SDGS meeting at 9:20 a.m.

*  Two good talks by Kitty Cooper on DNA, had snacks for lunch, and talked to several friends, but several not there.  Home by 1 p.m.

*  Online to read, noted that Surname Saturday -- GIBSON (England to colonial New England) and Saturday Night Genealogy Fun -- Your Sporting Activities posted.  Took a nap.

*  Online at 3:30 p.m. to read, then watched the playoff game.  Came in and wrote the FamilySearch and Ancestry posts.  

*  Went in at 5:30 p.m. to help with dinner, we ate, watched the AL playoff game, read the paper, washed dishes, and read my book.

*  Online at 7 p.m. to read, noted that Added or Updated Record Collections at FamilySearch.org - Week of 7 to 13 October 2018 posted, added to the Best Of post, and resolved about 200 Ancestry Hints, plus quite a few Find A Grave memorials.  Went in at 8:45 p.m. to watch the end of the playoff game, Houston won 7-2 over Boston.

*  Online at 9:15 p.m. to read, check Facebook, and write this post.  Genealogy today was 6.0 hours.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

My Genealogy Thursday - 11 October 2018

This was another all-genealogy day, but different from the others.  Still no baseball, which helped.

*  Dropped Linda off, home to read, noted that 1707 Birth of Thomas Hazard in North Kingstown, R.I. - Post 433 for Treasure Chest Thursday posted.  Picked her up and home by 9:10 a.m.

*  Added to the Best Of post, did some semi-random searching in the database, and tried to nap.  Failed.

*  Gathered my stuff up and left at 11:15 a.m. for the Womens Club - had pot-luck lunch with about 40 ladies, good table conversation, mainly about genealogy.  Gave my short talk on "Genealogy - Be An Ancestor Detective" and answered questions.

*  Home by 2:30 p.m. and read email and blogs, then tried to nap.  

*  Online at 3:30 p.m. to read, then wrote Seavers in the News -- Charles Seaver Dies in 1939 in Santa Maria, California.  Added to the Best Of post.  Checked Twitter and Facebook.

*  Went in at 5:30 p.m. to eat dinner, read the paper, wash dishes, and water the front plants.

*  Online at 6:30 to read, wrote the 52 Ancestor post, TreeShared the 90 changes to the tree, and did some mroe random searching out of the database and matched more folks in Family Tree.  

*  Added to the Best Of post, answered some emails, and checked Facebook.  Genealogy today was 9.0 hours.

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

My Genealogy Wednesday - 10 October 2018

Ten days into October, I'm still tired out.  Will be another year older in 13 days.  No baseball today!

*  Dropped Linda off, home to read, noted that Randy and Stan With Their Dad - Post 535 of (Not So) Wordless Wednesday posted, picked her up, and home by 9:10 a.m.

*  Added to the Best Of post, wrote Kitty Cooper Featured at San Diego Genealogical Society Program on Saturday, 13 October 2018 and set it for later, then tried to nap.  Phone call at 10:35 and I got up and had lunch.  

*  Left at 11:20 a.m. for the library to host the CVGS Research Group meeting.  We had 16, and all were anxious for the DNA class next week.  We may have a big group!  Got another book to read.

*  Home by 2:30 p.m. to read, and took a nap.  Felt better.  Online at 4:15 to add to the Best Of post, answer email, checked Twitter and Facebook, and eventually wrote The Power of an Ancestry.com Search From the Member Tree.

*  Went in at 5:30 p.m. to finish cooking dinner, we ate, watched TV news, read the paper, put out the trash and washed dishes.

*  Online at 7 p.m. to read, wrote the Treasure Chest post, and TreeShared the Cox tree after pruning it.  Worked for awhile in the big database matching with Family Tree and sharing profile data.

*  Added to the Best Of post, then wrote this post.  Genealogy today was 8.5 hours.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

My Genealogy Tuesday - 9 October 2018

This was a fairly typical genealogy Tuesday - some blogging, some searching, and some real life moments, plus baseball.

*  Dropped Linda at the Y, home to read, noted that Treasure Chest Tuesday - 1942 Obituary and Funeral Notice of Frederick Walton Seaver (1876-1942) posted, and picked her up at 9 a.m.  We went on our second great swimsuit hunt and found some at Kohls.  Bought two, not cheap, but she can wear them.  Stopped at the grocery store on the way back, and home by 10:30 a.m.

*  Added to the Best Of post, and updated the Be An Ancestry Detective presentation.  Tried to nap, not sure how successful it was.

*  Had lunch, then online to read, answer email, and printed out the handout for Thursday.  Had to change ink cartridges.  Wrote Genealogy News Bytes - 9 October 2018.  Checked Twitter and Facebook.

*  Wrote Photos From CVGS Family History Day on 29 September - Set 2.  Worked a bit in Family Tree matching profiles to RootsMagic.

*  Went in at 5 p.m. to east dinner, watch baseball, read the paper, wash dishes.

*  Online at 7 p.m. to write the Wordless Wednesday post, then resolved over 350 Ancestry hints, adding content and sources.

*  Added to the Best Of post, and wrote this post.  Genealogy today was 7.5 hours.

Monday, October 8, 2018

My Genealogy Sunday and Monday - 7 and 8 October 2018

I was too tired and bored to journal last night, sorry!  

1)  Sunday, 7 October:

*  Read email and blogs before church, and home by 12 noon (it was October birthday celebration after the service).  I got my first birthday cake of the month.

*  Watched football, and the Chargers beat the Raiders 26-10, so I was happy.  Watched some baseball too off and on after the football game.

*  Online to note that Added or Updated Ancestry.com Record Collections - Week of 30 September to 6 October 2018 and Best of the Genea-Blogs - 30 September to 6 October 2018 posted.

*  We went shopping for Linda's bathing suits at Plaza Bonita and Wal-mart without success.  Had dinner at Marie Callenders.

*  Online at 7 p.m. to read, add to the Best Of post, and resolved about 300 Ancestry Hints into RootsMagic.  Edited the CVGS newsletter and sent the PDF to the email list.

*  Got busy with the Bible study issue and didn't journal.  Genealogy on Sunday was like 3.0 hours.

2)  Monday, 8 October:

*  Dropped Linda off, home to read, picked her up and home by 8:55 a.m.

*  Got into Mondays With Myrt and shared a bit about the Ancestry search quirk.  Noted that Amanuensis Monday - 1809 Deed of Zachariah Hildreth Jr. to Zachariah Hildreth in Townsend, Mass. posted. Added to the Best Of post, and took a nap.

*  Had lunch, then made the master for the postal CVGS newsletter and printed it out.  Made the labels too.  Went to the UPS Store and printed 25 copies, 14 to mail out and 11 for publicity and new members.

*  Home by 2:30 p.m. to read, then wrote Monday Genea-Pourri - 8 October 2018.  Watched some baseball.  Checked Twitter and Facebook.

*  Went in at 4:30 p.m. to watch baseball, read the paper, we had dinner, and I watered the front plants.

*  Online at 6:30 p.m. to read, then wrote the Treasure Chest post and TreeShared the RootsMagic tree.  Wrote this post.  Genealogy on Monday was 9.0 hours.


Saturday, October 6, 2018

My Genealogy Saturday - 6 October 2018

This was a day of genealogy and baseball and football.  Cloudy and cool, 72F the high.  Got only 6 hours of sleep.

*  Dropped Linda at the Y at 7:30, went to Marie Callenders for the men's Bible study breakfast, picked Linda up at 9:45 a.m. and home by 10 a.m.

*  Added to the Best Of post, and wrote the FamilySearch and Ancestry posts.  Tried to nap but didn't.  Very tired.  Noted that Surname Saturday -- LNU (Mary married Christopher Grant, England to colonial New England) posted.

*  Went in at 12:30 p.m. to watch the Aztecs game against Boise State.  They won 19-13 in a defensive battle, so now 4-1 on the season. 

*  Online to read, finished up the CVGS newsletter and sent it to the proofers, then transcribed a deed and wrote the Amanuensis post.  Noted that Saturday Night Genealogy Fun -- 20 More Questions and Added or Updated Record Collections at FamilySearch.org - Week of 30 September to 6 October 2018 posted.

*  Back to watch baseball, read the paper, and eat dinner.  Then watched news and the second game for awhile.

*  Online at 6:30 p.m. to TreeShare the big tree, took a short walk, checked Facebook, looked for new DNA matches on Ancestry, and wrote this post.  Genealogy today was only 4.5 hours.

Friday, October 5, 2018

My Genealogy Friday - 5 October 2018

It was another genealogy day interspersed with baseball game interludes - 4 playoff games today.  We had our first rain spritz overnight, just enough to wash off the cars. 

*  Dropped Linda off, home to read, noted that 52 Ancestors - Week 246: #371 Lydia (Gray) Ladd (1707-????) of Little Compton, Rhode Island posted, and picked Linda up, then to the grocery store, and home by 9:30 a.m.

*  Wrote New Records Available To Search This Findmypast Friday, 5 October 2018 and set it for later, answered email, added to the Best Of post, and tried to nap.

*  Had lunch, then worked on the CVGS Newsletter - got it about 70% done.  Wrote Genealogy News Bytes - 5 October 2018.  Checked Twitter and Facebook.  TreeShared about 50 profiles in the big tree.

*  Went in at 5:30 p.m. to eat dinner, read the paper, and watch baseball.  Online later to write the two Saturday posts, then back to baseball.  Did the dishes, and finished my Kellerman book.  

*  Online at 9:30 p.m. to read, add to the Best Of post, and write this post.  Genealogy today was 7.0 hours.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

My Genealogy Thursday - 4 October 2018

This was almost a stay-at-home genealogy day.  Cloudy, it almost rained again.  

*  Dropped Linda off, home to read email and blogs, noted that 1707 Birth of Lydia Gray in Little Compton, R.I. - Post 432 for Treasure Chest Thursday posted, and picked her up at 9:30 and we went to Costco.  Home by 10:30 a.m.

*  Added to the Best Of post, then wrote Seavers in the News -- Vernon C. Seaver Almost Got Divorced.  Worked on the Vernon Seaver wives without success.  Had lunch.

*  Worked in RootsMagic WebHints - found some Ireland and Australia records for Seaver on Findmypast and added content and sources to the RootsMagic database.  Checked Twitter and Facebook.

*  Went in at 5:30 p.m. to eat dinner, watch the baseball games, and read the paper. 

*  Online at 6:30 p.m. to work on the biography and write the 52 Ancestors post, then worked a bit on the CVGS newsletter. 

*  Went back in to watch the last 3 innings of the Dodgers/Braves game.  Online at 8:45 p.m. to read, add to the Best Of post, and write this post.  Genealogy today was 9.0 hours.


Wednesday, October 3, 2018

My Genealogy Wednesday - 3 October 2018

This was almost an all-genealogy day except for my nap and the playoff game.  No research.  Some CVGS.  It almost rained today.

*  Dropped Linda off, home to read, picked her up and home by 9:15 a.m.  Got the laundry started.  Online to add to the Best Of post, note that Randy With Baby Brother Stan in 1947 - Post 534 of (Not So) Wordless Wednesday posted, and write Added or Updated Record Collections on MyHeritage - September 2018.

*  Printed off the CVGS notes, and off to the library at 10:15 a.m. for the last Family History Day meeting, then had my trail mix in the car, and then the Bored meeting.  Home by 1:15 p.m.  Read email and blogs, then took my nap.

*  Online after 3 p.m. to read, then wrote More We're Related Cousins - Elon, Carrie, Britney and Michael.  I had to have some fun!  Checked Twitter and Facebook.

*  Went in at 5:30 p.m. to eat dinner, watch the playoff game (Yankees beat As 7-2), did the dishes, read the paper, read my book, and finished the laundry.  Whew!

*  Online at 8 p.m. to read, add to the Best Of post, write the Treasure Chest post, and write this post.  Genealogy today was 7.5 hours.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

My Genealogy Tuesday - 2 October 2018

I took it easy again today, even got 8 hours of sleep last night.  It was warm and muggy today, probably rain from Rosa tonight, but no wind.

*  Dropped Linda off, home to read, picked her up, and we went to the grocery story.  Home at 9:30 a.m. I left for the hygienist at 9:40 and was home by 11:15 a.m.

*  Added to the Best Of post, noted that Treasure Chest Tuesday -- Lyle L. Carringer U.S. Marines Muster Roll Card - May 1921 posted, and wrote Ancestry Search Quirk - "County and Adjacent Counties" Filter Doesn't Work.

*  Had lunch, took a nap, answered email, and then wrote Genealogy News Bytes - 2 October 2018.  Checked Twitter and Facebook.

*  Went in at 5 p.m. for dinner, watched the Cubs/Rockies game, read the paper, did dishes, read my Kellerman book, and Rockies just scored in the 13th inning.  Wrote the Wordless Wednesday post, and this post.  Genealogy today was 5.5 hours.