Posts Tagged ‘geneanolgy blogs’

…and having a Wordless Wednesday

January 20, 2010

This is the Nana Percy that I remember

This is the Percy before…with her mother Lulu Harris and sister Millicent.


…..and Tombston-ing Tuesday-ing

December 29, 2009

I’m just going to post some headstones that I took pictures of at SouthLawn Cemetary here in Tucson.

..and Wordless-ly Wednesday-ing

December 23, 2009

Knowlton Edward Carson  having a bit of fun

and Tombstone-ing Tuesday

December 22, 2009

Edwin E. Ellefson was born in 1880, the first generation of Rochester MN Ellefsons that were born in the States VS. his father who was born in Norway.  Edwin is also the Great Grand Uncle of my husband Keith.

Edwin was the youngest son of Engbret Ellefson (B. 1848, in Norway) and Martha Olive Gresseth (B. 1851, Norway), the third of 5 children and the youngest son.  He married Bertha A  and they had 6 children.

..and Meeting The In-laws

July 27, 2009

I finally was able to scan some old pictures of family. I found one of Keith, his dad and his grandmothers.

In the picture below, on top we have Robert Earl (father in Law) and Keith. Sitting we have from left to right, we have Hazel (Keith’s great grandmother) and Gladys (Grandma) and Amber (Keith’s oldest daughter).


..And reviewing products

July 18, 2009

So the FaceBook group Genea-Bloggers sent me an event invite to blog about the software I use to “Process”(?) my genealogy stuff.

I’m in the middle of the road and use Family Tree Maker 2009. I was using the 2005 version prior to that because it had been that long since I had actively been working on the stuff for the Gene Pool. (Have I mentioned that I am a procrastinator?). I like the program well enough. I like the fact that it interfaces with flawlessly. The Only real issue I have with the program is that if I lose my internet connection while the program is open, I will not be able to “reconnect” to the internet within the program. I have to close the program and open it up again for it to realize that my connection has come back. Beyond that, I haven’t had any issues with it. I haven’t tried any of the other programs simply because Family Tree Maker has always been sufficient to meet my needs. To be honest, I’d be afraid that my files wouldn’t transfer if I switched, even if I back them up to .ged files.