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 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.
If you haven’t already, download the Google Photos app to your smartphone or tablet. It’s available in the App Store, on Google Play, and on the web. Once you’ve downloaded the app, you’ll have the option of scrolling through or skipping the opening tutorial. If you don’t have a Google account, you’ll be prompted to create one.
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 to the RootsTech audience. “When I search for Lancaster, Pennsylvania, I see clusters of pins on the map.
Google Photos is a fun place to spend some time, and because of its many helpful features it’s a boon to genealogists. “So whether you’re collecting current-day family photos, visiting an old family home, the family cemetery, or digitizing family photos, Google Photos is a fun and easy way for preserving, organizing, and sharing your ...
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.
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Spreadsheets, time lines, maps, charts, and tables are a few of the techniques that will be discussed to pull out evidence needed to answer research questions. ... Google guru Lisa Louise Cooke will show you the proven methodology that dramatically improves genealogical searching with Google and its free associated tools. Think you know how to ...
More than 50 recordings of past RootsTech sessions are available to view in our video archive. Discover helpful tips for using Google in genealogy, answers to questions about DNA, and ways to research your family in records of all kinds from the world’s leading genealogy experts.
“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.