Swing Bridge Destruction Progress

I went to see the progress on the swing bridge at Charlotte that is being dismantled. I was really surprised to that it is almost completely gone. It has only been a little over a month since the work started. Most of the steel work is gone. If you click on the photo you can …

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FamilySearch Family Tree – Adding Records Via GEDCOM

Through the early stages of FamilySearch Family Tree (FSFT) people kept asking for the ability to upload new family records using GEDCOM. GEDCOM is a standard form for sharing your genealogy data from one genealogy program to another. It was developed by the LDS many years ago but hasn’t been updated for years. Still, it …

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Ghosts at RPL – Review

The episode of “Ghost Hunters” aired last night on the SyFy channel about the possibility of ghost in the Rundel building of the Rochester Public Library. A couple TV stations gave the episode a short 15 second mention. The Democrat & Chronicle ran this story about the episode. The episode mentions a possible ghost being …

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Ghosts at the Rochester Public Library?

For many years staff at the Rundel building of the Rochester Public Library have told tales of doors opening and slamming shut by themselves, elevators that would move on their own and creepy figures that seemed to play hide and seek through the dusty shadows of the upper stacks. The stories were dismissed as overactive …

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FamilySearch Family Tree – Merging Duplicates

The most important updates to make to FamilySearch Family Tree (FSFT) are to add sources. The second most important updates are to combine duplicate records of a person. The data in FSFT has come from many sources including the old Ancestral File and Pedigree Resource File. Both of those were from people uploading or mailing …

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