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IGHR 2021 registration tomorrow!

You snooze, you lose Wake up! There isn’t a single moment to waste! It’s down-to-the-wire-nail-biting-mouse-hand-warming-up-get-ready time. Because tomorrow, Saturday, March 6th, is the Big Day if you’re hoping to get in on an unparalleled...

Silver bells for Cyndi’s List!

Celebrating 25 years It was just 1,025 links on a single web page when it launched, 25 years ago today. It is, today, one of the most remarkable, durable, and valuable genealogical resources anywhere on the internet, one The Legal Genealogist uses — and...

Adding that image citation

A look at captioning with Irfanview The Legal Genealogist is a big fan of Irfanview, a free graphics editing program. One thing I like best about it is how easy it is to use Irfanview to add a caption to a photograph to save the source citation information. So, twice...

Another acquisition

MyHeritage to be acquired by Francisco Partners It seems like it’s the season for it — changes in the genealogy world. Just as a million people around the world signed in for RootsTech Connect 2021 and began playing with new MyHeritage technology to...

Technology that is cool…

… or creepy, or both … It’s a brand-new feature from MyHeritage… and The Legal Genealogist can’t quite decide whether it’s cool, or creepy, or both at the same time. Just rolled out in time for the huge RootsTech Connect 2021...

RootsTech Connect 2021 underway

And there are these law-related talks… So it’s off to the races at RootsTech Connect 2021. In case you’ve missed the hype over the last few weeks, the absolutely huge all-virtual RootsTech Connect 2021 is now officially underway in all time zones....

DNA at RootsTech Connect 2021

Lots to choose from There will be two big issues for genealogists who want to attend the big virtual RootsTech Connect 2021, this year’s all-free, all-virtual, all-global online event which gets underway this week and runs 25–27 February 2021. One of those issues will...