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

Thomas MacEntee runs a website called Hack Genealogy: Hack Genealogy is about “re-purposing today’s technology for tomorrow’s genealogy” and a little bit more. Hack Genealogy is more than just a list of resources. Hack Genealogy provides information on emerging technology inside and outside the genealogy industry. Hack Genealogy wants readers to understand how others succeed …

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This blog is now a blog! Yes, I took the rather inexpensive leap to a self-hosted WordPress site and also set up my genealogy database online using The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding (TNG) program created by Darrin Lythgoe. I’d love to have you stop by! Ruth’s Genealogy Blog Ruth’s Genealogy TNG database Please …

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In Genealogy on a Budget (Part 1), I referred to an online article showing that a person could easily spend $18,000 per year on genealogy, making it a rather expensive pursuit. I decided to make a list of the more popular research sites, as well as other necessities, such as genealogy database software, a scanner …

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