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Re: Remember When Genealogy ...
Posted by: Betty (ID *****9989) Date: March 19, 2009 at 15:57:26
In Reply to: Re: Remember When Genealogy ... by Sherry Marshall of 4315

Thanks, Sherry! You may not know what you have done by offering to help in NE! I might have to take you up on that.

You are right that I am in Texas. My primary surname is Roach, and they were in Texas by December 1855. However, they came here from Grainger County TN and before that they were in Old Orange County NC. I have not proved it conclusively, by am searing in Halifax County VA before NC. Could be MD, but I think the gap is too large for that.

I use the LDS Personal Ancesteral Files for the purpose of making Pedigree Charts. I started with my own, maybe 12 years ago, and I have gradually added to them as my sisters and brother wanted theirs, and some cousins, too.
What I did was to make a separate document that lists the sources for each of the entrants on the Pedigree Chart. The sources are numbered to correspond with the position on the chart, and then I attach that to the Pedigree Chart. I don't know if that is of any value to you or others reading this thread, but it has worked for me thus far.

It isn't that I can't do the data entry. I can. I just don't want to. I like my own format, and I am used to it.

Thanks for your response. Keep smilin'.

Happy trails,


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