Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Genea-Journal - 21-22 May 2019

Rainy days here - lots of dark clouds, some sprinkles, and cool.  I didn't journal on Tuesday because of the Padres game.

1)  Tuesday, 21 May:

*  Dropped Linda off, home to read, added to the Best Of post and noted that Treasure Chest Tuesday -- 1800 U.S. Census Record for Stephen Feather in Fallowfield, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania posted. 

*  Piked her up, and we went to the grocery store.  Home by 9:45 a.m.  Rested my eyes, then worked on Web Hints.  Had lunch.

*  Left at 11:40 a.m. for the dentist for my filling and deep cleaning.  Home by 2 p.m.  

*  Online to read, then wrote Genealogy News Bytes - 21 May 2019.  Checked Twitter and Facebook.  Worked on Web Hints some more.  Answered email.  Laid down for 30 minutes.

*  We left at 4:50 p.m. for the trolley station, then the Tin Fish for dinner, and into Petco Park by 6:40 for the Padres game.  Padres beat Dbacks 3-2.  Almost missed the 10 p.m. trolley, and home by 10:40 but didn't journal.  Genealogy this day was 4.0 hours.

2)  Wednesday, 22 May:

* Dropped Linda at the Y, home to read, added to the Best Of post, and wrote Betty With Her Pets in About 1922 -- Post 566 of (Not So) Wordless Wednesday.  

*  Picked her up, and we were home by 9:15 a.m.  This was last day of the neighbor's hill reconstruction.  Wrote Reader Query: Danish Emigration 1879 | Copenhagen to New York to Chicago and set it for later.  Answered email.

*  Matched RootsMagic profiles with Family Tree, and shared data on some.  Worked on Web Hints.  Should have worked on the presentation...drat.

*  Went in at 12:30 p.m. to have lunch, watch the Padres game, take a recliner nap, and read the paper.  Padres beat Dbacks 5-2 on a rainy day - won 3 straight, and now 26-24 on the season in 2nd place in the West.

*  Online at 3:30 p.m. to read, add to the Best Of post, check Twitter and Facebook, and wrote SCGS Genealogy Jamboree FREE LiveStreaming Classes.

*  Went in at 5:30 p.m. top eat dinner, watch TV news, finish the laundry, put out the trash, and wash dishes.  

*  Online at 6:30 p.m. to read, answer email, add to the Best Of post, and wrote the Treasure Chest post for Thursday.

*  Resolved 424 Ancestry Hints, adding content and sources to the RootsMagic database.  Need to TreeShare soon!

*  Checked Facebook, and wrote this post.  Genealogy today was 9.0 hours.

Monday, May 20, 2019

Genea-Journal - 18-20 May 2019

It was a long and dreary Padres weekend.  We went on Saturday night, and lost again.  The game on Sunday was almost as bad.  

1)  Saturday, 18 May:

*  Dropped Linda, went to the men's breakfast, picked her up and home to blog, read, nap, eat, work on the presentation, and go to the game.  We ate at In.n.Out and then to Petco and lost to Pirates 7-2.  Bleh.  Home by 10.  Tired.  Genealogy this day was 4.0 hours.

2)  Sunday, 19 May:

*  Read email and blogs, noted that Added and Updated Ancestry.com Record Collections - Week of 12 to 18 May 2019 posted, transcribed the deed.  Off to church at 9:30 and home by 11:20 a.m.

*  Read, had lunch, took a nap in the recliner, and watched the Padres game.  Pads lost to Pirates 5-3.

*  Had dinner, noted that Best of the Genea-Blogs - 12 to 18 May 2019 posted.  Worked on the trees - matched profiles with Family Tree, resolved Ancestry Hints and TreeShared.  Checked Facebook.  Genealogy this day was about 5.0 hours.  

3)  Monday, 20 May:

*  Dropped Linda, home to read, add to the Best O post, and noted that Amanuensis Monday -- 1847 Deed of Zachariah Hildreth to James Hildreth in Townsend, Massachusetts posted.  

*  Picked her up, got into Mondays With Myrt, and said some things about DNA.  Wrote MyHeritage Expands to Health; Launches New DNA Test Offering Powerful and Personalized Health Insights for Consumers.

*  Rested my eyes, had lunch, and answered email.  Speed-watched two webinars, and wrote   Monday Genea-Pourri - 20 May 2019.  Checked for War of 1812 info on Fold3 for Amos Underhill and Isaac Lanfear.  Downloaded some pages.

*  Checked Facebook and Twitter, worked in WebHints in RootsMagic.

*  Went in at 5:30 p.m. for dinner, watched TV news, and online at 6 p.m. to write the Treasure Chest post.  Added to the Best Of post.

*  Went in at 7:10 to watch the Padres game, read the paper, read my Baldacci book, and did the dishes.  Padres beat Dbacks 2-1.  So we are 24-24 on the season.  3rd place, 7 back of the Dodgers.  

*  Online at 9:50 p.m. to read, check Facebook and write this post.  Genealogy today was 8.5 hours.



Friday, May 17, 2019

Genea-Journal - Friday, 17 May 2019

This was a stay-at-home genealogy day, but I did very few useful things besides blogging.  Was tired all day after only 6 hours of sleep.

*  Dropped Linda at the Y, home to read email and blogs, add to the Best Of post, and noted that 52 Ancestors - Week 278: #455 Maria Margaretha (--?--) Nachbar (1698-1770) of Germany and Morris County, New Jersey posted.  Linda called and I picked her up early at 8:30.  We stopped at the grocery store.  Home by 9:05.

*  Wrote Findmypast Adds 114 Million Birth, Marriage and Death Records from Europe and then took an hour nap.   Online and 11 a.m. and wrote New Records Available To Search This Findmypast Friday, 17 May 2019.

*  Worked on the Research Tips presentation, adding several more slides.  This is not going well...

*  Had lunch, then wrote Genealogy News Bytes - 17 May 2019.  Checked Twitter and Facebook.  Wrote the Surname Saturday post, but had to check the info on Family Tree.  Reviewed the changes to Family Tree, and found two of my Seaver line had been messed up.  Fixed them, wrote a nastygram to the culprit.  Idiots. 

*  Went in at 5:15 p.m. for dinner, watched TV news, and watered the front plants.  

*  Online at 6 p.m. to add to the Best Of post, answer email, and worked a bit in RootsMagic and Family Tree.  Found two Joseph Seavers conflated on Family Tree, so separated them and got all the kids in the right family.

*  Went in at 7:15 p.m. to watch the Padres game, read the paper, read more of my Baldacci book, and did the dishes.  Padres lost 5-3 to Pirates, so now 23-22 on the reason. 

* Online at 10:15 p.m. to read, checked Facebook, and wrote this post.  Genealogy today was 8.5 hours.

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Genea-Journal - Thursday, 16 May 2019

This was not a big genealogy day at all - life happens! Maybe it will hapepn more often this next year.

*  Dropped Linda at the Y, home to read email and blogs, noted that Treasure Chest Thursday - 1682 Birth Record of Richard Cutter (1682-1756) in Cambridge, Mass. posted, and added to the Best Of post.  Searched for a Seaver news article.

*  Picked her up, and home by 9:15 a.m.  Wrote the Seavers in the News - John Seaver Dies in Fort Scott, Kansas in 1919 post and set it for later.  Answered email.

*  Left at 10:45 for the Rohr Engineers lunch at Sunset at the Park on 3rd Avenue.  It rained while we were there, but over before we left.  Home by 1 p.m.

*  We left at 1:20 p.m. for the Sharp Mobility clinic in Serra Mesa.  Late because of a one mile tieup on I-805.  Got there at 2 p.m. and they evaluated Linda's need for a wheelchair.  We will probably get one in several weeks.  Home by 4 p.m.

*  Online to read, check Twitter and Facebook, and took a quick nap.

*  Online at 5 p.m., and worked on the 52 Ancestor biography.  Went in at 5:45 p.m. to eat dinner, and watch TV news. 

*  Online at 6:30 p.m. to write the 52 Ancestors post.

*  Went in at 7:10 p.m. to watch the Padres game, read the paper, and read my new Baldacci book.  Padres won 4-3 over Pirates, and are 23-21 on the season. 

*  Online at 10:20 p.m. to read, add to the Best Of post, and write this post.  Genealogy today was 4.0 hours.



Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Genea-Journal - Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Not much blogging today - too many other things happening.  It was a cool and cloudy day, and may rain on Thursday.

*  Dropped Linda at the Y, home to read email and lbogs, added to the Best Of post, and noted that   Betty and Emily (Auble) Carringer in About 1919 -- Post 565 of (Not So) Wordless Wednesday posted.

*  Picked her up and were home by 9:15 a.m.  Reviewed the DNA stuff for the last month and prepped for the DNA group meeting.  Rested my eyes and may have napped a bit.  Had lunch, and left at 11:15 a.m. for the bank and then the library.

*  Library overbooked us in the Conference Room so we went to the Computer Room and spent an hour there before we were told to go to the Auditorium.  We finished up the CVGS DNA group there.  Frustrating.  Got a book, and home by 2:30 p.m.

*  Read email and blogs, then wrote How Many AncestryDNA ThruLines Do I Have For Each Common Ancestor?   Checked Twitter and Facebook.  Dozed off in front of the computer before dinner.

*  Went in at 5:15 p.m. to eat dinner, watch TV news, finish the laundry and put out the trash cans.

*  Online at 6 p.m. to read, add to the Best Of post, and wrote the Treasure Chest post for Thursday. 

*  Went in at 7:10 p.m. to watch the Padres game, read the paper, finished my book, and Padres lost 2-0 to Dodgers, so now 22-21 on the season.  Checked email, blogs and Facebook watching the game.

*  Online at 10:15 p.m. to read, and wrote this post.  Genealogy today was 8.0 hours.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Genea-Journal - Tuesday, 14 May 2019

This was the nicest day of the spring to date, but I didn't take advantage of it.

*  Dropped Linda at the Y, home to read email and blogs, noted that Treasure Chest Tuesday -- 1840 United States Census Record for Henry Carringer Household in Mercer County, Penn. posted, and added to the Best Of post.  Wrote FREE MyHeritage One-Day Genealogy Seminar, May 15, 2019.

*  Picked Linda up and took her to the doctor for her checkup, and then to the grocery store.  Home after 10:30 a.m.

*  Wrote Family Tree Maker 2019 Pre-Order Sale for Three Days, and worked on the Best Tips presentation.  Added another 12 or so charts.  Had lunch.

*  Wrote Genealogy News Bytes - Tuesday, 14 May 2019 and then worked awhile answering email.  Checked Twitter and Facebook.

*  Sleepy at 3:30 so laid down for a bap.  Up at 4:20 to read, add to the Best Of post, then added two lines to RootsMagic from ThruLines of DNA Matches.

*  Went in at 5:30 p.m. to finish dinner, we ate and  watched TV news.  Watered the front plants.

*  Online at 6:30 p.m. to read, wrote the Wordless Wednesday post, and did another ThruLines.

*  Went in at 7:10 p.m. to watch the Padres game, read the paper, did the dishes, and read my book.  Padres lost to Dodgers 6-3.  Now 22-20 on the season.  We go again on Saturday.

*  Online at 9:45 p.m. to read, add to the Best Of post, and write this post.  Genealogy today was 7.5 hours.

Monday, May 13, 2019

Genea-Journal - Monday, 13 May 2019

This was pretty much an all genealogy day since there was no Padres game.  

*  Dropped Linda at the Y, home to read email and blogs, noted that Amanuensis Monday -- 1847 Deed of Zachariah Hildreth to Milo Hildreth in Townsend, Massachusetts posted, and added to the Best Of post.  

*  Picked Linda up at 8:45 a.m. and home by 9 a.m.  Got into Mondays With Myrt and contributed some, but had nothing highlighted.  Afterwards, added to the Best Of post.

*  Took a nice 90 minute nap, then had lunch.  Online at 12:45 p.m. to write Monday Genea-Pourri - 13 May 2019.

*  Worked in Web Hints for awhile finding data to add to random RootsMagic people.  also matched some profiles with FamilySearch Family Tree.  Checked Twitter and Facebook.  Did more random WebHints ans FSFT matching.

*  Went in for dinner at 5 p.m., watched TV news, and read the paper, and did dishes.

*  Online at 6:15 p.m. to read, answer emails, add to the Best Of post, wrote the Treasure Chest post, and then TreeShared 171 RootsMagic profiles with the AMT.  Worked some more in Web Hints in RootsMagic.

*  Added to the Best Of post, checked Facebook again, and wrote this post.  Genealogy today was 10.0 hours.

Sunday, May 12, 2019

Genea-Journal - Sunday, 12 May 2019

Mother's Day at church and at home.  The girls called tonight , and we went out to dinner.  This was not a big genealogy day.

*  Read email and blogs, noted that Added and Updated Ancestry.com Record Collections - Week of 5 to 11 May 2019 posted.  Transcribed the deed and wrote the Amanuensis Monday post.

*  Off to church at 9:30 a.m., stopped at the 99 Cent store afterwards, and home by 11:40.  Online to add to the new Best Of post.

*  Went in at 12:10 p.m. to have lunch, and watch the Padres game, read the paper too.  Padres lost 10-7 to Rockies and it wasn't that close.  Now 22-19 on the season.

*  Online at 3:15 p.m. to add to the Best Of post, noted that Best of the Genea-Blogs - 5 to 11 May 2019 posted, and looked at new AncestryDNA matches.  

*  We left at 3:40 p.m. for Black Angus and Mother's Day dinner.  Had to wait 30 minutes to be seated.  Home by 5:45 p.m.  I worked for a bit trimming one of the front rose bushes.

*  Online at 6:30 p.m. to read, answer email, and then resolved 300 Ancestry Hints, adding content and sources to the RootsMagic file.  Checked WebHints for some of the English folks.

*  Checked Facebook, then wrote this post.  Genealogy today was 4.5 hours.

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Genea-Journal - Saturday, 11 May 2019

9 weeks until my SDGS talks, and I've just started the presentations.  Need to hurry more.

*  It rained this morning, so Linda didn't go to the Y.  Read email and blogs, added to the Best Of post and noted that Surname Saturday -- LUMPKIN (England to colonial Massachusetts) posted.  Wrote the FamilySearch and Ancestry posts.

*  Left at 9:20 for the SDGS meeting, got there by 9:40 a.m. and talked to folks.  Anne T. gave the first talk, and the second session was round tables.  I moderated New England, with only 4 others in attendance.  Frustrating, 4 didn't show!  Had a nice handout.  Talked to Jenny afterward about Forever storage.

*  Home by 1 p.m. to read, noted that Saturday Night Genealogy Fun - Tell a Story About Your Mother posted.  Took a recliner nap.

*  Online at 3:30 p.m. to read, then signed up for a free Forever storage account, and uploaded about 20 photos into an album.  Lots more to do, but this seems like a great way to save stuff for posterity.  

*  Worked in WebHints and FamilySearch Family Tree in RootsMagic, solved several challenges to existing profiles.

*  Went in at 5:30 p.m. for dinner, watched the Padres game, read the paper, did the dishes, and read my book.  Padres won 4-3 in the 9th inning over Rockies, so now 22-18 on the season.

*  Online at 8:15 p.m. to add to the Best Of post, check email, and resolve 264 Ancestry Hints, adding content and sources to the RootsMagic file.  I need to TreeShare.

*  Checked Facebook, and wrote this post. Genealogy today was 9.0 hours.





Friday, May 10, 2019

Genea-Journal - Friday, 10 May 2019

This was a stay-at-home genealogy day, broken up only by my nap and the Padres game.  It drizzled all morning, and there's more coming on Saturday.  The weeds are brown, but greening again.

*  Dropped Linda at the Y, home to read email and blogs, add to the Best Of post, and noted that 52 Ancestors - Week 277: #454 Johann Leonhard Nachbar (1698-1766) of Germany and Morris County, New Jersey posted.

*  Picked her up, and we went to the grocery store, and home by 9:45 a.m.

*  Wrote New Records Available To Search This Findmypast Friday, 10 May 2019 and worked on the Seaver entries for the Ireland Civil Registry on FamilySearch, adding content and sources to the RootsMagic file.

*  Took a nap at 11:30, up at 12:20 for lunch, then online to finish up the Irish data.  Need to look for other spellings too!

*  Wrote Genealogy News Bytes - 10 May 2019 and checked Twitter and Facebook.  Worked on WebHints in the tree, and answered email.  Made an ancestors report for a Seaver person back to the early 1600s.

*  Went in at 5:30 p.m. to eat dinner, watch the Padres game, read the paper, finish my Gardner book, and wash dishes.  Padres were wiped out by Rockies 12-2, so now 21-18 on the season.

*  Online at 9 p.m. to read, add to the Best Of post, and wrote the SNGF post.  Checked Facebook, and wrote this post.  Genealogy today was 8.0 hours.