Google and Maps for Genealogists: Tracking Where You’ve Been. This is the first of a three-part series exploring how to use Google Maps and other apps on genealogy research trips. Read part two and part three.
Google and Apps for Genealogists: Tracking Where To Go. This is the second of a three-part series exploring how to use Google Maps and other apps on genealogy research trips. Read part one and part three.
Google Maps. Google Maps is a great, free, no bells and whistles app and webpage for everyone. You can get directions, transit information, maps, local listings, and more. But, aside from the obvious functions of Google Maps, there are many ways you can use it to help your genealogy research, and we have shared some of those ways on our blog.
The website integrates with Google Maps, which makes it easy to begin your search by entering the name of a specific town. “I wanted to look for Lancaster, Pennsylvania,” says Crow as she demonstrated Historypin.org to the RootsTech audience. “When I search for Lancaster, Pennsylvania, I see clusters of pins on the map.
Making the Most of Genealogy Research Trips with Mobile Apps and Maps. This is the third of a three-part series exploring how to use Google Maps and other apps on genealogy research trips.
How to use Google maps on genealogy road trips. Miryelle Resek | 2017-06-23. Getting to Know the Big 4: MyHeritage. The Big 4 of the genealogy industry include Ancestry, FamilySearch, Findmypast, and MyHeritage. This piece analyzes the strengths and limitations of MyHeritage.
Google and Apps for Genealogists: Tracking Where To Go. How to use Google maps on genealogy road trips. Miryelle Resek | 2017-06-23. Getting to Know the Big 4: MyHeritage. The Big 4 of the genealogy industry include Ancestry, FamilySearch, Findmypast, and MyHeritage. This piece analyzes the strengths and limitations of MyHeritage.
“When you’re sharing a document, if you don’t send a source citation with it, how is your cousin going to know where that came from?” she asked. “A little trick that I do is I put my document image into a Google doc, and then I type my source citation right underneath that, turn it into a PDF, and I send that to my cousin.
Genealogy. RootsTech can help you get started with, or delve deeper into, your genealogy and help you discover your ancestry. From helpful genealogy sites to the latest genealogy technology, the resources below can help you find your family in the genealogy records of the world.
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