Friday, March 30, 2012

Genealogy (Love of the Hunt)

Friday!    Free Genealogical question?   Lets make your question this week about the upcoming release of the1940 census.  Newton County Library's Heritage Room will have Free access to it thru their Ancestry.com program on their computers.  See you all there.   cg

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Genealogy (Love of the Hunt)

1940 Census -- Lets talk about it today ... Volunteers r desperately needed to index....go to Familysearch.com/1940census!   cg

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Genealogy (Love of the Hunt)

On Thursday we talked about archiving your emails.   Lets talk about retrieving them.   Click on the left side on the tag u labeled with and the email will appear.  Are u getting ready for the release of the 1940 census?  Are u helping to index?  April 2, 2012 the census will be released.  Comment below if your getting excited?   Comment below what website your going to go to find the 1940 census?  Comment below if u are enjoying my Genealogy blog.  Today is my 1 year anniversary of doing "Beginners Genealogy"  "Love of the Hunt"   Let me know how much it has helped you?   cg

Friday, March 23, 2012

Genealogy (Love of the Hunt)

TGIF....today is Free Genealogy Question Friday!  Ask any genealogy question and I'll answer FREE right here on my blog.   cg

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Genealogy (Love of the Hunt)

Google e-mail tags/labels con't......Once u have tagged, click archive button at the top  and the e-mail will be archived for future retrieval.  Get your free genealogy question ready for tomorrow is Free Friday.   One genealogy question and I'll answer right here on my blog for free.    cg

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Genealogy (Love of the Hunt)

Google Tags/labels con't......When u want to keep an incoming/outgoing email u will want to label or tag it.   You can put several labels on it so you can retrieve fast.
How to label/tag:
1..open the email in google
2..click the label button above the email
3..select a label u already created or create a new label
4..if u r creating a new label, a new label box will pop up
5..type label and click ok

As u add labels, they appear alphabetically in the column to the left.  cg

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Genealogy (love of the hunt)

U now have ur gmail email account all set up...yea! U start getting sending and receiving emails and u want to keep some of them. Google works with tags and labels. No more one named folders. Tune in tomorrow for more on how to use tags and labels n email. Cg

Friday, March 16, 2012

Genealogy (Love of the Hunt)

It's Free Genealogy question Friday?   Ask me any genealogical question and I'll answer you right here on this blog!  cg

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Genealogy (Love of the Hunt)

Thursday yea!  closer to Friday's Free Genealogy question?  To continue with Google Search for genealogists.   Setting up google alerts.   First, open a Free google email account.   Yes, you can keep your own personal email.  

Remember, free genealogy question Friday.   cg

Friday, March 9, 2012

Genealogy (Love of the Hunt)

It's Friday! That means 1 free genealogy question? I'll answer your question right here on this blog. Cg

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Genealogy (Love of the Hunt)

Hello everyone!   I want to continue with Google searches.  Steps to more productive genealogy google searches!  Setting up google alerts:  If you cant find what you're looking for, a smart idea would be to set up a google search.  How?  1-  Set up a google email account.   They are free and you can set one up in addition to your own personal email account.  You can go to www.google.com/mail.    cg

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Genealogy (Love of the Hunt)

Google Thoughts:     REMEMBER:  If you find a great website, don't leave until u do 2 more searches:  RELATE TO:  SEARCH and LINK: SEARCH.   These searches may reveal other great sites.   cg

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Genealogy (Love of the Hunt)

Hello happy Tuesday!  Just a thought for today "Try a # of searches and different way to search using Google Search.   Don't give up after the first search and no results, keep trying! "   Tomorrow, more on Google search and how to not get frustrated and give up.   cg

Friday, March 2, 2012

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Genealogy (Love of the Hunt)

Thursday already!   Continuing on with Google Search for Genealogy.   #3 Key to successful googling.  Remember to use focused, descriptive words.   Each word should pack a punch.   Such as name of your ancestor, occupation, dates,  any words that describe your ancestor.  cg