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 think I've been making life hard for myself. I've been emailing people like crazy for clarification on certain items when I have an awesome resource right here to do the same thing.
For all questions relating to genealogy, unless the person is still alive, I will be using the forum to post questions regarding those individual.
I'm not trying to be rude. I'm streamlining the process. Please look in the sidebar for recent additions to the forum. I'll also send emails to the necessary individuals regarding the topic. Hopefully this will help clear up some of the mass emails I've been receiving and make this the repository of information that I'm trying to create.
If you do have questions or comments, please don't hesitate to let me know. I'm only human and bound to make mistakes.