Ruth's Genealogy

“I don't know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.” -Abraham Lincoln

DO IT!!! Obviously I’m talking about backing up your genealogical data. That’s a no-brainer. But what about your blog? Sh-t happens, as evidenced by the recent data-loss-then-found-almost situation experienced by T-Mobile Sidekick users. What was supposed to be a very safe and secure place for your favorite and irreplaceable images and other such minor stuff, …

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We all know how important it is to make off-site back-ups of our genealogical data. Watched the news this past weekend? Did you see what’s left of the Dallas Cowboys practice facility in Irving, Texas after a fierce storm and microburst winds hit the structure? Well, that same storm came through my neighborhood only about …

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As genealogists, we frequently reference the deaths of ancestors. This is different kind of death, however: GeoCities seems to be on its last breaths: Current GeoCities customers: After careful consideration, we have decided to close GeoCities later this year. We’ll share more details this summer. For now, please sign in or visit the help center …

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