Sunday, February 21, 2016

My Genealogy Weekend - 20 and 21 February 2016

This was not a big genealogy weekend, although I got some things accomplished.

1)  Saturday, 20 February 2016:

*  Went off at 7:45 a.m. to Marie Callender's for the church men's group breakfast.  Home by 9:45 p.m.

*  Noted that Surname Saturday - SMITH (England to colonial Massachusetts) posted and wrote Saturday Night Genealogy Fun -- Who Were Your Neighbors?

*  Worked on the FamilySearch presentation and the handout and got it about done.

*  Answered email, had lunch, worked in MyHeritage a bit, and took a short nap.  Online at 1:45 p.m. to read blogs, and add to the Best Of post.

*  Installed Heredis on the desktop computer and uploaded a GEDCOM.  It took 4 hours to import.  Browsed around the program looking for all of the features I hope are included.

*  We left at 5 p.m. for Lolita's for dinner and shopping at Ralphs.  Home by 7 p.m. to browse Google Maps for Carlsbad, then worked in Ancestry on 1920 Census entries - resolved 21 more.

*  Checked Facebook, finished up the Best Of post, and didn't journal.  Genealogy this day was 9.0 hours.

2)  Sunday - 21 February 2016:

*  Read email and blogs while watching TV.  We went off to church at 9:30 a.m. and were home by 11:30.  We didn't go to Carlsbad as planned to meet Tami and the kids.

*  Read blogs, wrote two posts, and noted that Best of the Genea-Blogs - 14 to 20 February 2016 posted.   

*  Went in at 12:45 p.m. to eat lunch, and then watched the SDSU basketball game, read the paper, and took a nap. 

*  Online at 3 p.m. to read blogs, then transcribed the Amanuensis document for Monday, and wrote the post.  Called Lauren on Facebook to wish her happy birthday.  Checked Facebook too, and noted that Added or Updated Databases at - Week of 14 to 20 February 2016 posted.

*  Went in at 5:30 p.m. to eat dinner and watch TV.  Online at 6:30 p.m. to read blogs, add to the Best Of post, and worked in Ancestry resolving Hints - resolved 171 of them, adding content and sources where needed.  Sources now at 70,044.

*  Worked in FamilySearch Family Tree matching Seaver folks and standardizing entries and merging duplicates.  

*  Checked Facebook, and Wrote this post.  Genealogy today was 7.5 hours.

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