Ancestry.com Blog » Family Tree Maker http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry The official blog of Ancestry.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:18:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.5.2 Favorite Features in Family Tree Makerhttp://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2014/01/09/favorite-features-in-family-tree-maker/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=favorite-features-in-family-tree-maker http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2014/01/09/favorite-features-in-family-tree-maker/#comments Thu, 09 Jan 2014 17:30:13 +0000 Crista Cowan http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/?p=13254 Read more ]]> I use Family Tree Maker every single day.  There are many reasons why I love it.  I can move around my tree without having to wait for web pages to load with each new click.  I can customize my screen to show me exactly what information I want to see about each person.  I can privatize specific pieces of media or facts that I don’t want uploaded to my public tree on Ancestry.com when I sync my offline and online trees.  Not connected to the internet? No problem. I still can access my tree from my laptop at 30,000 feet or when I’m at grandma’s house.

Here are a couple more examples of ways in which I use Family Tree Maker to enhance and improve my genealogy research experience..

Reports

I enjoy having so many options for creating reports.  I can create pedigree charts and family group sheets, relationship charts or descendants reports.  There is even a report I can run for all undocumented facts in my tree.  I can print these reports to use as a map for my research or just create a PDF file to share with family via email.

Family Tree Maker Reports

My favorite Family Tree Maker report is the data error report.  This report allows me to check my file for common mistakes that are made when I enter information into my tree.  Did I mistype a birth date and have a woman married to a man who died before she was born?  Are there families in my tree where the children are not listed in birth order?  Is there anyone in my tree who lived to be more than 120 years old because I copied a piece of information incorrectly?  The data error report allows me to search for these and many other possible errors.  A list is generated that I can then print out and use as a guide to go through my tree and review those errors so I can fix what needs fixing..

Filters

As much as I love family history research, one of my personal challenges is focus. Some days I sit down to work on my family history and I don’t know where to start.  Or I start with one thing and get distracted along other lines of the family.  Sometimes this is a fun way to approach the climb up my family tree.  Other times I frustrate myself with this behavior.  One of the features in Family Tree Maker I use a lot is the filter.  I can filter the index of people in my tree down to any specific criteria.  Then I can focus on that specific list of people to do further research.  The possibilities are endless but here are some suggestions to get your brain working.

  • Who in my tree was living in the United States in 1940 but does not yet have a 1940 census record attached?
  • A new database just came online at Ancestry.com.  Who in my tree ever lived in the specific location covered by the records in this new database?
  • Which men in my tree were eligible for the World War One draft but don’t yet have a draft card attached?
  • Who are all of the descendants of a specific ancestor?

Family Tree Maker Filter

The list of filter options is only bound by your imagination and could invigorate your family history research.  And, the more facts you record about people (hair color, eye color, height, military service, occupation, etc.), the more your filter options become a really fun tool to use.

Now, I’d like to hear from you.  What’s your favorite feature of Family Tree Maker?

Have fun climbing your family tree!

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Just Released: Family Tree Maker Mac 3!http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2013/12/13/just-released-family-tree-maker-for-mac/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=just-released-family-tree-maker-for-mac http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2013/12/13/just-released-family-tree-maker-for-mac/#comments Fri, 13 Dec 2013 17:45:38 +0000 Ancestry.com http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/?p=13844 Read more ]]> We are pleased to announce the release of Family Tree Maker Mac 3, an updated and expanded version of the No. 1-selling family history software. Starting at $39.99, it comes packed with new features including a new Family ViewTM that lets you control how you see your family tree and add or edit information while viewing extended family relationships.FTM Mac 3 Cover.jpeg

Other improvements in Family Tree Maker Mac 3 include:

New tree branch export — a new, simplified export option makes it much easier to export a single branch of your tree to Family Tree Maker or a GEDCOM file.

More organizational tools — save time with the option to sort children automatically by birth order and view people by location, grouping them by country, state, county, and city.

Mac and PC compatible files — now you can open your Family Tree Maker tree on a Mac or PC without needing to convert it.

New and improved charts and reports — more options and views let you display an individual’s ancestors, spouses, and children together. Also, the Index of Individuals Report has been expanded with options for anniversary, birthday, and contact lists and more.

More editing options — save time with the ability to copy and paste facts including linked source citations, media items, and notes. Also, if you have multiple versions of the same fact, you can merge them without losing any information.

Improved TreeSync — lets you easily synchronize your tree in Family Tree Maker with an online Ancestry.com tree.

  • Now you can synchronize even more of your family tree information such as photos, documents, source template data and customized notes.
  • Access and update your family tree from anywhere—your computer, Ancestry.com, even your iPhone, iPad, or Android device.
  • Easily share your tree with your family and work on it together. Family and friends can view the online version of your tree without software or a subscription.
  • Collaborate with the largest, most active family history community in the world on Ancestry.com. Keep your online tree private or make it public so that others researching your family can find you. You may connect with others who have insight on your ancestors, discover rare family photos, or even find relatives you didn’t know you had.

And More — There are dozens of other improvements and enhancements in every area of the software. From improved data entry to new options and features in many charts and reports, Family Tree Maker Mac 3 is our most advanced Mac software yet.

To purchase Family Tree Maker Mac 3, visit our store* where you can also save 25% right now!

 

*Coming to Amazon.com and select retailers soon.

 

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Available Now: Family Tree Maker version 2014http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2013/09/10/available-now-family-tree-maker-version-2014/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=available-now-family-tree-maker-version-2014 http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2013/09/10/available-now-family-tree-maker-version-2014/#comments Tue, 10 Sep 2013 22:21:50 +0000 Kristie Wells http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/?p=11610 Read more ]]> Includes updates on editing, sharing, tree viewing and TreeSync™ to make collaboration even easier.

Today we are releasing the 2014 version of Family Tree Maker, our family history software that enables enthusiasts to build and organize their family tree with greater ease. This update brings features such as enhanced editing to multiple reporting options, TreeSync and the new Family View.

Family View gives users the ability to control how they see their family tree and add information all while viewing extended family relationships. TreeSync gives users the ability to easily synchronize their tree with any online Ancestry.com tree, as well as keep their tree up-to-date from anywhere by allowing access from any computer, as well as iPhone or iPad.

Family Tree Maker version 2014 also comes with a free U.S. membership to Ancestry.com, which gives access to more than 9 billion historical records and 175 million historical photos and user submitted stories and 50 million family trees. The Ancestry.com membership seamlessly connects Family Tree Maker users to the largest family history community in the world, and helps find others researching the same ancestors so you can compare notes and progress your research together.

ADDITIONAL NEW FEATURES:  

  • New tools that allow users to sort children listed in a tree automatically by birth order and view people by location; grouping them by country, state, county and city.
  • Enhanced viewing options, which allows users to display an individual’s ancestors, spouses, and children together. Also, the Index of Individuals Report has been expanded with options to add anniversaries, birthdays, contact lists and more.
  • A new export function makes it simple to export a single branch of one’s family tree to a GEDCOM or Family Tree Maker file.
  • New editing options that will save time when source citations, media items and notes are copied and pasted.
  • New 64-bit support (this is something our customers have been really wanting on the PC
  • Improved TreeSync™ A more robust TreeSync lets you sync even more of your family tree info.

 

PRICING

Family Tree Maker version 2014 for windows is starting at $39.99 and is available now for purchase online at Ancestry.com, as well as in retail stores nationwide later this fall. The Mac version is scheduled for release in the next couple of months.

 

QUOTES:

  • Eric Shoup, Senior Vice President of Product for Ancestry.com: “We are always looking for ways to make family history exploration easier for the beginner and more functional and shareable for experts. The feedback we have received from users after releasing previous versions has been important in guiding our development of the new version, and makes sure we continue to evolve the product so that it continues to be the most versatile and user friendly family history software on the market.”
  • Amy London, Family Tree Maker Customer: I didn’t think I had enough information to discover anything, let alone use a software program. Then, to my amazement and delight, Family Tree Maker connected me to people, places and things that transformed my life story — in mere minutes. What a rewarding experience.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Family Tree Maker for Mac 2 Update Is Availablehttp://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2013/03/04/family-tree-maker-for-mac-2-update-is-available/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=family-tree-maker-for-mac-2-update-is-available http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2013/03/04/family-tree-maker-for-mac-2-update-is-available/#comments Mon, 04 Mar 2013 17:39:28 +0000 Tana L. Pedersen http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/?p=9918 Read more ]]> A free update for Family Tree Maker for Mac 2 is now available. It contains improvements to TreeSync and a number of new features. When you open Family Tree Maker for Mac 2, you should be notified that an update is available. If you aren’t, go to the Family Tree Maker 2 menu and select “Check for Updates.”

TreeSync Improvements

  • Private media items. If you have personal media items like birth certificates and photos of living family members that you don’t want to include in your online tree, you can keep them private on an item-by-item basis when you sync (or export) your tree.
  • Improved backup and restore. It’s easier to keep your online and desktop trees synced if you encounter an issue; previously, if you had to use a backup file, your tree wouldn’t sync anymore and you’d have to upload a new version. With this update, you can back up a synced tree and restore it if you have any problems.
  • Synced Web links. If you’ve added Web links for individuals or URLs in source citations, these will now be included when you sync your tree.
  • Printable sync log. Now you can print a list of all the changes that will be made to your online tree.

New Features

  • More reports. This update includes a number of new reports: an index of individuals that lists every individual in your tree and their birth, marriage, and death dates; a notes reports that lets you display person, research, relationship, or facts notes for an individual; and a surname report that lists the surnames in your tree, including the total number of individuals with that surname.

  • New report options. The descendant and Ahnentafel reports have been updated and the descendant report includes additional numbering systems. New sorting options have also been added to the custom report.
  • Organizational tool for places. The larger your tree gets, the more locations you have to keep track of. On the Places workspace, locations are now grouped together by country, state, county, and city to make them easier to look at and sort through.

 

 

 

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Another Bonus Update for Family Tree Maker 2012!http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2012/09/25/another-bonus-update-for-family-tree-maker-2012/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=another-bonus-update-for-family-tree-maker-2012 http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2012/09/25/another-bonus-update-for-family-tree-maker-2012/#comments Tue, 25 Sep 2012 22:48:15 +0000 Tana L. Pedersen http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/?p=8178 Read more ]]> If you use Family Tree Maker 2012, it’s your lucky day–another bonus update has been released. And this one has a lot of enhancements I’m excited about because they’ve been on my wish list for awhile. If you haven’t downloaded the update yet, it’s simple. Just open Family Tree Maker and choose Check for Update from the Help menu.

Here are a few of the new features you’ll find:

  • More improvements to TreeSync. Family Tree Maker continues to make TreeSync faster, more reliable, and more customizable. If you’re like me, you have personal media items like birth certificates and photos of living family members that you don’t always want to include in your online tree. Now you can keep media items private on an item-by-item basis when you sync (or export) your tree. It’s also easier to keep your online and desktop trees synced if you encounter an issue; previously, if you had to use a backup file, your tree wouldn’t sync anymore and you’d have to upload a new version. With this update, you can back up a synced tree and restore it if you have any problems. Other TreeSync enhancements let you print a list of your sync changes and include Web links for people and URLs in source citations.
  • Organizational tool for places. The larger your tree gets, the more locations you have to keep track of. On the Places workspace, locations are now grouped together by country, state, county, and city to make them easier to look at and sort through.

  • Better backups. You now have more control when you back up your tree. If you’ve spent a lot of time setting up your websites favorites or creating and editing historical events for timelines, you lost this info if you had to delete your current tree and use a backup; now you can include this information in your backup file. And, media files can also be included in a backup regardless of where they’re located on your hard drive.
  • Ability to copy and paste facts. Adding facts for a family just got easier. For example, if you have a residence fact for an entire family, instead of manually adding it to each person, you can add it to one person, then right-click to copy the fact and right-click again to paste the fact (on his or her Person tab). You’ll be prompted to select all the family members you want to add the fact to. (Make sure you don’t include the person whose fact you’re copying or you’ll have a duplicate.) Best of all, the copied fact will include any associated source citations, media items, and notes.

 

I hope you all enjoy the latest features as much as I do. And if you haven’t purchased or upgraded to Family Tree Maker 2012 yet, there’s never been a better time.

For those of you interested in our Mac product, be aware that Family Tree Maker for Mac 2 has been receiving similar bonus updates throughout the year and another will be coming soon.

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Genealogy Goals: 3rd Quarter Reporthttp://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2012/09/07/genealogy-goals-3rd-quarter-report/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=genealogy-goals-3rd-quarter-report http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2012/09/07/genealogy-goals-3rd-quarter-report/#comments Fri, 07 Sep 2012 23:04:42 +0000 Crista Cowan http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/?p=8091 Read more ]]> We are headed into the last few months of 2012.  Kids are headed back to school.  Fall is in the air.  And I thought it was a good time to revisit our goals for the year.  If you remember, I shared mine at the beginning of the year.  Some of you shared yours in the comments.

Setting goals provides focus.  And, if anything needs focus, it’s genealogy.  It is so easy – and sometimes fun – to get distracted as we chase down various branches of the family tree.  Reporting on goals you have set provides accountability and keeps you moving forward.  So here is my report:

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1. Backup, Backup, Backup

I now use Family Tree Maker 2012 for all my genealogy files.  My main family tree is now synced with my online tree at Ancestry.com.  This provides one backup.  At the beginning of the year I set a reminder on my calendar to back up my tree to “the cloud” twice a month.  I have done this faithfully.

What haven’t I done yet?  I haven’t given my parents a copy of my files at all this year.  I think I will send them a link right now so they have access to my cloud backup.

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2. Get More Family Members Involved

In June I did a Barefoot Genealogist episode and wrote a blog post about sharing your family history.  I have two specific projects (with deadlines) in the works.  I am creating a slideshow of digitized family pictures for my grandmother’s 90th birthday later this month.  And, I have created a maternal only family tree for my cousin who is having a little girl in a few weeks.

I have also created a few more ancestor pages on Facebook, connected with some (previously unknown to me) cousins, and tried to share family stories more often.  I have a lot more ideas brewing but maybe they will make good 2013 goals.

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3. Digitize, Digitize, Digitize

After much sorting, my mom took over 1500 slides (from both sets of grandparents) to be digitized.  She has the original DVDs that were created.  We copied them to my computer and also backed them up to the cloud.  I’ve spent the last few months meeting with family members – dad, grandma, great-aunt – to make sure I know who everyone is in each of these old pictures.  Now, we just have to share them with the rest of the family.

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4. Make Sure Everything Has A Source

This is probably the goal I have spent the most time working on this year.  I knew it was a huge task.  Sometimes I feel like it will never be done.  However, because I have been working on this, I have pruned over 1200 people out of the family tree over the last few months. I discovered two different branches were there was no documentation to prove a connection and a third where documenting what I had, proved that the connection was wrong.  I think this goal may stay on the list for many years to come.

For those who will ask, I use the notes feature in Family Tree Maker pretty heavily as I work on proving connections in my family tree.  Ancestry Anne has created a couple of videos on sourcing that have helped as well.  You can find them here and here.

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5. Respond to Messages

I set a goal at the beginning of the year to spend a little time every Friday going through message I receive from other Ancestry.com members. I haven’t done that as consistently as I expected.  I have managed to get through most of the backlog of messages.  The problem? I find that when I start to reply to one message I dig into the family they’ve asked about and I’m off doing more research for hours on end.  I need to learn to reply with what I know and not worry about what I don’t know yet.  Any advice on how to do that?

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So, there you have it – my update on my 2012 genealogy goals.  I have a few more things to work on and a few more months left in the year.  That works out well.

For those of you who set goals with me at the beginning of the year, how are you doing?

For those of you who didn’t, it’s not too late.  What would you like to accomplish – genealogically speaking – in the next four months?

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Where Is Family Tree Maker 2013?http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2012/08/17/where-is-family-tree-maker-2013/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=where-is-family-tree-maker-2013 http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2012/08/17/where-is-family-tree-maker-2013/#comments Fri, 17 Aug 2012 17:08:12 +0000 Tana L. Pedersen http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/?p=7979 Read more ]]> We know many of you have been eagerly waiting to hear when Family Tree Maker 2013 will be released. Well, we’re doing things a little different this year. Instead of creating a new version of the software, the team has been putting all of its resources into improving Family Tree Maker 2012 so you get new bonus features throughout the year.

If you haven’t purchased or upgraded to Family Tree Maker 2012 yet, there’s never been a better time.

Since Family Tree Maker 2012 was released last fall, a number of updates have been sent out that include improvements and new features. Here’s a list of just some of these great changes:

  • Numerous enhancements to TreeSync so syncing your tree to Ancestry.com is faster and more reliable
  • A new Family View Report that displays a person’s ancestors, spouse, and children together (similar to the Family View in the People workspace)
  • A new Undocumented Facts Report that lists people’s facts that have no source documentation
  • The ability to merge info from multiple versions of the same fact
  • New source templates for the 1940 U.S. census and improved support for city directories
  • Dozens of report enhancements including performance improvements and new options in the relationship chart, family group sheet, Individual Report, Notes Report, Data Errors Report, Outline Descendant Report, Media Item Report, photo albums, Media Usage Report, Documented Facts Report, and calendar

And there are more enhancements to come in the next bonus update—so stayed tuned.

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Temporary Online Issues with Family Tree Maker for Mac – All Versionshttp://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2012/07/13/temporary-online-issues-with-family-tree-maker-for-mac-all-versions/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=temporary-online-issues-with-family-tree-maker-for-mac-all-versions http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2012/07/13/temporary-online-issues-with-family-tree-maker-for-mac-all-versions/#comments Fri, 13 Jul 2012 23:55:42 +0000 Tana L. Pedersen http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/?p=7905 Read more ]]> If you’re a Family Tree Maker for Mac user, you may have noticed some Internet connection issues. Currently, you may not be able to register the software, log in to your Ancestry account on the Dashboard, or use the Web Search feature. We are aware of the problem and are working hard to resolve the issue as quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience.

The Family Tree Maker Team

UPDATE AS OF MONDAY, 16 JULY 2012 AT 1:30 PM MT

Again, we want to thank you for your patience. We also want to let you know that the Internet connection issue has been isolated, and we are working on a solution. We’ll keep you updated on our progress through this blog. We apologize for any inconvenience.

 

UPDATE AS OF WEDNESDAY, 18 JULY 2012 AT 11:00 AM MT

We know all of you are interested in hearing what progress we’ve made with the connection issues in Family Tree Maker for Mac. We are actively working on an update and feel we will be able to release a fix very soon. When the update is available, a notification will appear when you open your software; you can also check back here—we’ll keep you informed about when the update is ready.

We appreciate the patience of all our users, and again, apologize for any inconvenience this has caused.

The Family Tree Maker Team

 

UPDATE AS OF THURSDAY, 19 JULY 2012 AT 2:00 PM MT

We are pleased to announce that the Internet connection issues people have been experiencing with Family Tree Maker for Mac have been resolved. To get the update, close out of Family Tree Maker; then reopen the application. You’ll be notified that an update is available. Click Install Update. When the installation is complete, you may need to log in to your Ancestry account again. You can do this in the Web Dashboard on the Plan workspace. If your connection still doesn’t seem to be working, make sure the software is set to go online. You can do this by selecting Go Online from the File menu.

If you aren’t prompted to install an update, please go to the Family Tree Maker menu and select Check for Updates.

We thank you for your patience during this situation.

The Family Tree Maker Team

 

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Family Tree Maker 2012 Update Is Availablehttp://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2012/05/18/family-tree-maker-2012-update-may/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=family-tree-maker-2012-update-may http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2012/05/18/family-tree-maker-2012-update-may/#comments Fri, 18 May 2012 15:30:47 +0000 Tana L. Pedersen http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/?p=7594 Read more ]]> A free update for Family Tree Maker 2012 (Windows) is now available. It contains a number of improvements and fixes of reported issues including:

  • Improvements to TreeSync performance and stability
  • Added support for media, notes, and sources during file merges
  • Improved handling of media during Web merges
  • Bug fixes for tasks, media items, and window resizing issues (on computers running Windows 7)

When you open Family Tree Maker, you should be notified that an update is available. If this doesn’t happen, please visit the KnowledgeBase for instructions on manually downloading and installing the update.

New Features

This update includes a variety of new features and even a new report.

Merge for Duplicate Facts

If you have multiple versions of the same fact, you can merge them together.

New Source Templates

Source templates for the 1940 U.S. census have been added and there is improved support for city directories.

More Support for Blended Families

When you add a spouse for an individual, now you can indicate whether he or she is also the parent of the individual’s children.

Charts

In a relationship chart, an individual’s father and mother will both be included at the top of the page; shortened place names can be used; and, fonts are resized automatically so text won’t be cut off.

Reports

  • Family View Report – This new report lets you display an individual’s ancestors, spouse, and children together (similar to the Family View in the People workspace).

  • Calendars – You can change the font size for events.
  • Data Errors Report – A new option lets you include only preferred facts.
  • Documented Facts Report – New options let you include or exclude source citation notes and include only preferred facts.
  • Family Group Sheet – An image that is linked to an individual can be displayed at the top of the report. Also, spacing and labels have been improved.
  • Individual Report – A new note indicates when a couple has no children together. Also, there are new options that let you include an individual’s life span in the summary and add the summary to all pages.

  • Media Item Report – A new option lets you include or exclude notes and links.
  • Media Usage Report – A new option lets you include captions, dates, descriptions, categories, and notes. Also, media images are resized based on amount of descriptive info that is included.
  • Notes Report – Notes can flow across page breaks.
  • Photo Album – Improved spacing when including dates and descriptions.
  • Undocumented Facts Report – A new option lets you include only preferred facts.
  • Improved speed when generating reports that include notes and/or sources.
  • Saved charts and reports are listed alphabetically.
  • The person you’re currently viewing will be selected now when you open the Filter Individuals list.

 

 

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Everybody Has A Motherhttp://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2012/03/06/everybody-has-a-mother/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=everybody-has-a-mother http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2012/03/06/everybody-has-a-mother/#comments Tue, 06 Mar 2012 20:53:23 +0000 Crista Cowan http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/?p=7073 Read more ]]> Did you know that March is National Women’s History Month? This seems to fit so perfectly with what we do as genealogists. After all, half of our ancestors are women. In honor of this event, I would like to share what I plan on doing this month and invite you to join me.

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Women Should Be Recorded With Their Maiden Names

I use Family Tree Maker (synced with my Ancestry Tree). In FTM there is a report called Data Errors. One of the options for that report is “wife’s surname same as husband’s surname.” This month I will run this report and check each of those to determine if the wife’s maiden name really is the same as her husband’s surname (which in some cases it should be). If it is not really the same I will remove the surname. For me, blank is better than wrong.

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Find Women in My Tree Without Last Names

Using the index panel in Family Tree Maker I can quickly skim the list to find women without maiden names. These are the women I want to focus on this month – give them back their names!

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Find Last Names of Women in My Tree

There are a lot of strategies for finding the maiden names of women.  First, a couple of quick tips from me about how I’ve done this in the past.

Finding the Maiden Names of Women

Second, I plan on watching Mary Penner’s webinar to refresh my memory about some research strategies and then applying them to some of the tougher challenges in my tree. You can access it by going to the Learning Center on Ancestry.com and clicking on Webinars.  Scroll down to “Finding Females in Your Family Tree” from May 2010.

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That’s my plan for Women’s History Month. Are you going to join me?

I’ll check back with you at the end of the month. I can’t wait to hear your success stories!

Until next time…

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