MyHeritage.com Partners With Generation Maps

Here is part of the announcement from MyHeritage.com:

MyHeritage.com, the largest and fastest growing family network on the web, unveiled today a host of new online family tree chart designs and features. As the leading online source for family tree charts, with over 7,000 of them created every day by its users, MyHeritage.com has now completely revamped its offering to enable free customization, printing and sharing of beautiful family tree charts. Going one step further in enabling users to showcase their family history, MyHeritage.com launched today a professional poster printing service for any chart produced on the website, and added a new department specializing in the production of custom-tailored handmade family tree charts.

To read the full announcement click here.

To find out more about Generation Maps click here.

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How To Start Your Family History

Familysearch.org is a great resource when starting your family history.  This website outlines six basic steps to family history research.  Those steps are:

1. Remember your ancestors.  2. Use sources in your home.  3. Ask relatives for information.  4. Choose a family or ancestor you want to learn more about.  5. See if somebody else has already found the information.  6. Search records for your ancestor.

Click here to go to familysearch.org.  Happy researching!

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Family Tree Charts

Looking for a family tree chart?  Click here for some great family tree chart resources. 

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Looking for FAMILY-FRIENDLY GIFT IDEAS?  Click here.

Note from Family Tree Gal, Carolyn:  Have you joined the Family Tree Quest at www.familytreequest.com ?  I also invite you to join me on Facebook and Twitter.  Check out my Family Tree Gal Blog if you haven’t done so already.

Disclosure of Material Connection: Family Tree Quest.com is my personal website.  I am happy to be an affiliate of  the companies represented once you click on this link.  I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

Family Tree Maker For Mac

If you use a Mac, you can now take advantage of the #1 selling genealogy software to create your family tree.  Click here for more information.

Looking for FAMILY-FRIENDLY GIFT IDEAS?  Click here.

Note from Family Tree Gal, Carolyn:  Have you joined the Family Tree Quest at www.familytreequest.com ?  I also invite you to join me on Facebook and Twitter.  Check out my Family Tree Gal Blog if you haven’t done so already.

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Disclosure of Material Connection:  I have not received any compensation for writing this post from ancestry.com.  I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

Holiday Ideas and Specials

Looking for a perfect family centered gift?  Check out these ideas.

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Family History Expos

The Arizona Family History Expo will take place on January 21-22, 2011 at the Mesa Convention Center; 263 North Center Street, Mesa, Arizona 85201.  Registration is $55 (early bird) through November 30th.  Click here for details.

The St. George Family History Expo will take place on February 25-26, 2011 at the Dixie Center; 1835 Convention Center Drive, St. George, Utah 84790.  Registration is $55 (early bird) through December 31st.  Click here for details.

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Family History and Genealogy Resources

Here is a helpful link when you are doing family history research.  It is a list of family history and genealogy resources made available through the Brigham Young University Harold B. Lee Library.  Click here to see the site. 

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Holiday Giving Tip: Family ChArtist’s Best Sale Yet!

Holiday Giving Tip -
Hurry, Family ChArtist is having their best sale yet!

October 18th through October 24th ONLY.

What do you get the person who has everything?
A beautiful Family Tree chart from the fantastic online tool Family ChArtist.

They have new graphics to help you make the perfect genealogy chart.
Go in and create your own masterpiece
and take 50% off your whole order.
Just enter 2FC101750 in the promotional code field at check out.

Note these Holiday Deadlines

•    Chanukah regular November 17th
•    Chanukah rush  November 24th
•    Christmas regular December 13th
•    Christmas rush  December 20th

Giving a Family Tree Chart is a great way
to tell family members that
you are glad they are part of the family.
It’s EASY to make this holiday special
by using Generation Map’s Family ChArtist.

Order now and relax and enjoy your holidays.

Click here to access their site.
Remember, Sale runs through October 24th!

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Disclosure of Material Connection: I am happy to be an affiliate of Generation Maps.
Some of the links in the post above are “affiliate links.”  I am disclosing this
in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255:
“Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

Free Online Class-Finding Your Ancestors

Brigham Young University Independent Study offers a free online class called “Finding Your Ancestors.”  They also offer several other family history courses.  Check it out by clicking here.

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Disclosure of Material Connection:  I have not received any compensation for writing this post from BYU Independent Study.  I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

4 Major Updates to FamilySearch Beta

Here is what the FamilySearch Beta blog says about the new updates:

At the end of last week we released another substantial update to the FamilySearch Beta website. In addition to the four major updates outlined below, we’ve made a large number of improvements under the hood that aren’t really visible to users of the site but make a big difference in the overall performance and function of the site. Here’s the quick list of updates.

  • Redesigned Home Page
  • Brand New – Getting Started Section
  • Redesigned Learning Resources including online Research Courses
  • Just Released – FamilySearch Center Section

To read the entire blog post, click here.

To go to the FamilySearch Beta site, click here.

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Disclosure of Material Connection:  I have not received any compensation for writing this post from familysearch.org.  I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

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