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

Kathy Gunter Sullivan, CG sully1 at carolina.rr.com
Fri Dec 3 09:46:25 MST 2010


Mary,

I'd love to visit your online trees and study your method. Thanks for 
the inspiration!

Kathy

Mary Douglass wrote:
> 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
>
> Mary,
>
> 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 <mailto:mcghiefamilyhistory at gmail.com>
> www.progenstudy.org <http://www.progenstudy.org/>
> www.genealogyeducation.blogspot.com 
> <http://www.genealogyeducation.blogspot.com/>
>
>
> On Thu, Dec 2, 2010 at 10:35 PM, Mary Douglass <mdoug_hm at yahoo.com 
> <mailto: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 <http://www.historical-matters.com/>
>
>

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