[APG Public List] [APG Members] Public family trees

Mary Douglass mdoug_hm at yahoo.com
Fri Dec 3 09:39:09 MST 2010

You eat an elephant one spoonful at a time. If I can put one record a day 
online, eventually I'll have all my file cabinet stuff organized and accessible 
for all. That's if I live long enough.
Mary Clement Douglass
Your Kansas research specialist
URL: www.historical-matters.com

From: Angela McGhie <mcghiefamilyhistory at gmail.com>
To: Mary Douglass <mdoug_hm at yahoo.com>
Cc: apgmembersonlylist at apgen.org; apgpubliclist at apgen.org
Sent: Fri, December 3, 2010 9:21:44 AM
Subject: Re: [APG Members] Public family trees


That is a great idea to put proof arguments in the 'stories' section. I had not 
thought of that. 

I also hope to post fully documented family trees online, but have not had the 
time. Thanks for encouraging us to do a little at a time.

Angela McGhie
mcghiefamilyhistory at gmail.com

On Thu, Dec 2, 2010 at 10:35 PM, Mary Douglass <mdoug_hm at yahoo.com> wrote:

I've enjoyed this thread on public family trees. Some months ago I decided to 
take a pro-active stance on this subject by posting (very slowly, as I have 
time) 4 trees, one for each grandparent, to Ancestry, complete with documents, 
citations, photographs, etc. as an example for the 'name collectors' to follow. 
I ignore most hints that refer to either an undocumented tree, or the old Yale 
collection, now known as US records or some such. I use the 'stories' section 
for proof arguments for conflicting data. It's a way for me to preserve what 
I've researched. 

Mary Clement Douglass
>Your Kansas research specialist
>URL: www.historical-matters.com

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