Rootstech Live Saturday

Saturday is the last day of the Rootstech Conference. some of the video from the Innovator Day on Wednesday and Thursday’s Keynote have appeared on the FamilySearch YouTube channel but not on the Rootstech website. I would imagine that is to preserve bandwidth for the live stream. These are Saturday’s live sessions: 10:30 a.m. – …

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Rootstech Live Friday

Hope you have enjoyed the Thursday sessions at Rootstech. If you missed any of them, they will be available soon. These are the sessions that are going to be live on Friday (times eastern): 10:30 a.m. – 12 noon – Friday General Session has two sets of speakers. First is Josh and Naomi Davis (AKA …

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Old News – Old Auto Driver

NY State first made people have a license plate on their auto in 1910. In the early days the only place to get the plate was from Albany.. THE CATHOLIC COURIER Friday, Feb. 4, 1916 THE OLDEST AUTOMOBILIST. Henry Spicer Ninety-six Years Old, Drops Horse For Machine. Lacking but four years of rounding out an …

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Rootstech Live Thursday

Rootstech will have some sessions live on the internet from Thursday to Saturday. Those will be on their homepage. Also if you can’t view those session live they usually are available the next day and until next year. These are the online sessions for Thursday (times eastern): 10:30 a.m.-12 noon – General Session – First, …

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FTM Updates

Remember that I said “don’t panic” when Ancestry announced that they would retire Family Tree Maker? In the last 24 hours there have been some major updates. First, Family Tree Maker has been sold to Software Mackiev. They are the company that made the Mac version of FTM for Ancestry over 6 years. They will …

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Newspaper Records from 1832

I uploaded a new web page; Marriages and Deaths from Rochester Newspapers; Jan. 1, 1832 – June 30, 1832. I extracted all the records from newspapers from the first half of 1832. Sometimes a marriage notice would be in five newspapers and other notices in just one newspaper. They included records from not just Monroe …

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Rootstech 2016 Online Sessions

Rootstech has announced the sessions that they will have online for free next week. This link will tell you what those are and the times. Remember the listed times are Mountain Time and you would add 2 hours for Eastern Time and subtract one hour for Pacific time, etc. I already have Thursday to Saturday …

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