Category Archives: Filter Focus

Sharing Events Another Way

In RootsTech 2021 Gaylon Findlay teaches a method for sharing events and their sources. It is located HERE. (Click This Link) It’s only 8 minutes long. When I asked Gaylon some questions about this video, he said, “There are probably a thousand good ways to document this, and very few bad ways.” I have a …

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FamilySearch has Duplicates?

There are approximately 8 billion records of individuals on the public FamilySearch Family Tree. (Hereinafter referred to as FS Tree) Some of them are duplicates. That is, records referring to the same person, but with slightly different information. Some duplicate records may even contain the same information. How do the duplicates get there? It’s easy. …

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Advanced Filter Focus

Advanced Filter Focus: Purpose How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. Sometimes it is convenient to work with a sub-group of the entire file. I may want to work with people born in Hertfordshire, England. I may want to work with people born 110 years ago or earlier. I may want …

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