Author Archives: Mike Carroll

Mówisz po polsku?

We have an inquiry from someone new to Sun City. She says “I have some letters from my grandfather that are written in Polish. I was wondering if you could direct me to someone that might be able to interpret … Continue reading

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FamilySearch: restricted access to some images

While using FamilySearch, Darwin found some genealogy records for which there were images, but those images were not available on his home computer. He got a message saying he had to use a computer at a Family History Center. This … Continue reading

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DNA Painter

There’s a newish genetic genealogy website called DNA Painter.  Teri & Art’s DNA SIG is on summer hiatus, but this site seems to be a natural follow-on to the last talk Teri gave on “Visual Phasing.” It automates some of … Continue reading

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Club PCs: migrating to Chrome

Our club PCs have the latest version of Windows Internet Explorer. But some sites such as Family Search have messages saying it’s no longer supported, while others like Billion Graves just don’t behave properly. So we will be switching over … Continue reading

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Wednesday DNA SIG: GEDmatch tools

For this Wednesday’s DNA SIG (1 pm across the hall from the club rooms) I’ve signed up to give a presentation on some (advanced?) tools at the genetic genealogy website GEDmatch. These are tools that take “real” autosomal DNA tests … Continue reading

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