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.
RootsTech conferences are dedicated to celebrating and discovering family connections, both past and present. With over 150 breakout sessions, an exciting lineup of celebrity speakers, and a gigantic expo hall, we’ve got something we’re sure you’ll love. Get ready to explore your family connections like never before!
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. As mentioned in part one of this series, Google Maps gives users the ability to upload photos from a specific location to the website. Once you’ve reached your destination, mark it with a location marker and even upload a few photos of what you saw. The Google Maps app is available for iOS and Android. Instagram
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.
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 .
To keep the cost of the virtual pass low, classes on the virtual pass will not be streamed. They will be recorded, edited, and then posted within 10 days following the event. A number of classes will be streamed for free on the RootsTech home page during the event, however. See the free streaming schedule here.
How to Create Source Citations for Genealogy Research. This is the first of a two-part series exploring genealogical source citations. ... “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. ... the Library of ...
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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.