It's been almost 4 months since my last gedcom update. I didn't take the time to compute how many documents or individuals were added but I can honestly say, it was not a small amount. I plan on making gedcom updates monthly to reflect my work.
The main reason it's taking more time is I'm also reconciling my records with the new FamilySearch FamilyTree as well as combining the many duplicate records that are out there…and there are many. Some individuals had more than 6 records! It takes a lot of work combining these records as well as adding all my sources as well.
Why do all this work? I spend alot of my time working on this project. It's one of my life goals (besides being the best husband and father that I can be!) to have as complete a family history as possible, not just for myself but for later generations! I try to be as thorough as I can. Heck, I'm still learning and fixing mistakes I've made myself in the past 20 years. Family history is a continual learning curve. Take that and add all the FamilySearch submissions and you have a handful!
By taking the time now, adding my sources and reasons why I believe my information is the most correct should ensure less mistakes in the future.
How can you help? Be patient as I work. Pray for me. Ask questions! Send more information my way including photos of significant events.
Nov 18, 2006
I've been thinking about adding a forum to this site for a while. I had one before and it was really useful but when I switched over to WordPress, I was hard-pressed (pun intented!) to find a decent one.
My good friend over at dKret2 showed me his new forum and I was hooked. This forum plugin is as simple as making a PB&J! It basically sets everything up for you!! That's hard to find.
So enjoy. Most of the boards are self-explanatory. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask. That's what I'm here for.