Genealogy Blog : GeneaNet News http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/ en Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:15:03 +0100 Geneanet 2012 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss Dotclear The Ring of Remembrance: The Names of 579,606 Soldiers Who Lost Their Lives During World War I http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/12/The-Ring-of-Remembrance%3A-The-Names-of-579606-Soldiers-Who-Lost-Their-Lives-During-World-War-I.html urn:md5:d3166ab76c90704ab21bd12924bef324 Mon, 08 Dec 2014 08:00:00 +0100 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-ring-of-remembrance-00.jpg" />The Ring of Remembrance has been inaugurated by French president François Hollande on November 11, 2014 to pay tribute to those who died in northern France during World War I. The names of 579,606 soldiers are presented without any reference to nationality.<br /> <br /> Geneanet offers to find your ancestors: the 500 sheets of bronzed stainless steel have been photographed and all the names have been indexed. <br /> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-ring-of-remembrance-01.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Geneanet have photographed the 500 sheets and indexed the 579,606 names of these soldiers who came from 40 countries: Australia, the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, the United States of America,...</p> <p>Discover this collection of pictures and names on our page: <a href="http://www.geneanet.org/anneau_memoire">'The Ring of Remembrance'</a></p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-ring-of-remembrance-02.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Search a name or browse the pictures.</p> <p>To attach a picture to an individual in your Geneanet family tree, just click 'Link to your family tree' below the picture.</p> <p>Of course, access to the pictures and to the index is freely available for everyone.</p> <p align="center">Discover this collection on our page: <a href="http://www.geneanet.org/anneau_memoire">'The Ring of Remembrance'</a></p> <p><em>Photo of The Ring of Remembrance: © Felouch Kotek, Wikipedia</em></p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/12/The-Ring-of-Remembrance%3A-The-Names-of-579606-Soldiers-Who-Lost-Their-Lives-During-World-War-I.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/12/The-Ring-of-Remembrance%3A-The-Names-of-579606-Soldiers-Who-Lost-Their-Lives-During-World-War-I.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/32818 Some New Useful Sections on Your Geneanet Home Page http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/12/Some-New-Useful-Sections-on-Your-Geneanet-Home-Page.html urn:md5:a0cfdbfd19cb6a9e010f9251daeca3c3 Mon, 01 Dec 2014 08:00:00 +0100 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-v5-new-home-page-section-00.jpg" />Some new useful sections have been added to your Geneanet home page.<br /> <br /> Depending on the number of individuals in your family tree, one of these new sections offers different kind of tools to help you build your family tree.<br /> <br /> Another new section invites you to index our collection of headstones and memorials, and another one shows recently added archive and pictures to the Geneanet database. <p>1. If you already have a Geneanet family tree, a new section shows a carousel with most recently added or updated individuals (items are clickable), date of last update, number of attached archival records &amp; pictures and number of possible errors (with a link to the 'Check Family Tree' option). If you have 'Guest' or 'Admin' access rights to some member's family tree, you will be able to directly switch between them by selecting an item in the 'Other family tree' drop-down list.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-v5-new-home-page-section-01.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>2. If you have less than 7 individuals in your Geneanet family tree, you can click a box to add new persons in it.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-v5-new-home-page-section-02.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>3. If you don't have a Geneanet family tree, you can directly build it from scratch.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-v5-new-home-page-section-03.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Another new section invites you to index our collection of headstones and memorials, and another one shows recently added archive and pictures to the Geneanet database.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-v5-new-home-page-section-04.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/12/Some-New-Useful-Sections-on-Your-Geneanet-Home-Page.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/12/Some-New-Useful-Sections-on-Your-Geneanet-Home-Page.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/32716 The New Geneanet Website Will Be Formally Launched on December 1, 2014 http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/The-New-Geneanet-Website-Will-Be-Formally-Launched-on-December-1-2014.html urn:md5:c343e3e5acfe2a1a3d16a0f14b2854a9 Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:15:00 +0100 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-new-website-formally-launched-00.jpg" />As of December 1, 2014, find the new Geneanet website at <a href="http://www.geneanet.org/">www.geneanet.org</a>.<br /> <br /> The old website will be discontinued and the address <a href="http://www.geneanet.info/">www.geneanet.info</a> will not be available anymore.<br /> <br /> This new version will help us to develop new, simple and effective services and options, and to help you grow your family tree.<br /> <br /> <p><table width="100%" bgcolor="lightgrey" border="0"><tbody><tr><td><div align="center"><p align="center"><strong>IMPORTANT: Geneanet will be down for maintenance on December 1, 2014 from 12:00pm to 1:00pm (Paris, France, Time Zone)</strong></p> </div></td></tr></tbody></table></p> <br /><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-new-website-formally-launched-01.jpg" alt="EN-new-website-formally-launched-01.jpg" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="EN-new-website-formally-launched-01.jpg, Nov 2014" /> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/The-New-Geneanet-Website-Will-Be-Formally-Launched-on-December-1-2014.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/The-New-Geneanet-Website-Will-Be-Formally-Launched-on-December-1-2014.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/32692 Upload Family Pictures To Your Geneanet Family Tree http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/Upload-Family-Pictures-to-your-Geneanet-Family-Tree.html urn:md5:9f307a27537217861eabae9a6e7c0a3f Mon, 24 Nov 2014 08:00:00 +0100 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-v5-upload-family-pictures-00.jpg" />If you have family pictures, you can upload them to your Geneanet family tree to make it more attractive. It's free and easy.<br /> <br /> And you can kill two birds with one stone by uploading your family pictures to your Geneanet family tree as that will also backup your files!<br /> <br /> So, it's now time to get that shoebox filled with old family pictures and to turn them into digital files... <br />Click 'Archive &amp; Pictures &gt; Add Picture' in the menu bar at the top of the page.<br /> <br /> <img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-v5-upload-family-pictures-01.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /><br /> <br /> Enter the name of all persons and the picture will be automatically attached to them in your family tree.<br /> <br /> <img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-v5-upload-family-pictures-02.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /><br /> <br /> The picture has been added to your family tree.<br /> <br /> <img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-v5-upload-family-pictures-03.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /><br /> <br /> If you have uploaded multiple pictures for a person, click 'Archive &amp; Pictures &gt; View' to see them all.<br /> <br /> <img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-v5-upload-family-pictures-04.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /><br /> <br /> <p align="center"><strong><a href="https://www.geneanet.info/mon_compte/arbre_show.php">&gt;&gt;&gt; VIEW AND EDIT YOUR FAMILY TREE &lt;&lt;&lt;</a></strong></p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/Upload-Family-Pictures-to-your-Geneanet-Family-Tree.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/Upload-Family-Pictures-to-your-Geneanet-Family-Tree.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/32654 'GeneaGraves Weekend': Thanks To All of You! http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/-GeneaGraves-Weekend-%3A-Thanks-To-All-of-You.html urn:md5:48ce1098d1d674ee6f3353422b64ed32 Tue, 18 Nov 2014 13:15:00 +0100 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-geneagraves-weekend-report-00.jpg" />Last weekend, Geneanet has invited you to take pictures of graves to formally launch the GeneaGraves mobile app. You were there and we thank you very much!<br /> <br /> All these pictures and indexes will be freely available for all fellow genealogists.<br /> <br /> Here are some statistics about these two days dedicated to the preservation of our heritage. <br />You were 1,001 volunteers.<br /> <br /> You have taken pictures of more than 25,000 graves.<br /> <br /> You have transcribed more than 62,000 names.<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.geneanet.org/gallery/?action=about&amp;rubrique=monuments">Click here</a> to access our pictures of graves collection.<br /> <br /> Top 15 photographers (username/number of pictures) :<img title="EN-geneagraves-weekend-report-01.jpg, Nov 2014" style="float: right; margin: 0 0 1em 1em;" alt="EN-geneagraves-weekend-report-01.jpg" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-geneagraves-weekend-report-01.jpg" /><br /> <br />atrebate : 1780<br /> danyfeschet : 1095<br /> joelthome : 912<br /> hbartholomeus : 867<br /> rro100 : 541<br /> hcamping : 515<br /> xbrboulanger : 459<br /> sbouda : 423<br /> stueckrath : 378<br /> debruijnc : 355<br /> mturbil : 334<br /> dmontier : 316<br /> etude : 279<br /> angeheureux : 257<br /> pereno1221 : 255<br /> <br /> Top 15 transcribers (username/number of names) :<img title="EN-geneagraves-weekend-report-02.jpg, Nov 2014" style="float: right; margin: 0 0 1em 1em;" alt="EN-geneagraves-weekend-report-02.jpg" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-geneagraves-weekend-report-02.jpg" /><br /> <br />melabdi : 2491<br /> adesgranges1 : 1477<br /> dominique48 : 1308<br /> fat32 : 1189<br /> miot : 1101<br /> michelelemmery : 1056<br /> riojacques : 1010<br /> cmonique25 : 894<br /> frany1 : 876<br /> aclaudbosc : 868<br /> bribri95 : 868<br /> rebrol : 842<br /> beouzilleau1 : 803<br /> misseslya : 598<br /> iricheux : 593<br /> <br /> We have received pictures and indexes from all over the world: Germany, Belgium, Canada, Spain, USA, France, Iceland, Sweden, Tunisia, ...<br /> <br /> It has been a great satisfaction and we hope you will join us again next spring for another 'GeneaGraves Weekend'.<br /> <br /> Once again, thanks to all of you!<br /> <br /> Read more:<br /> <br />- <a href="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/09/New%3A-Take-Pictures-of-Cemeteries-with-GeneaGraves-the-New-Geneanet-Mobile-App-for-Android.html">Take Pictures of Cemeteries with GeneaGraves, the New Geneanet Mobile App for Android</a><br /> <br />- <a href="http://www.geneanet.org/community/cimetiere/">A Cemetery for Posterity</a> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/-GeneaGraves-Weekend-%3A-Thanks-To-All-of-You.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/-GeneaGraves-Weekend-%3A-Thanks-To-All-of-You.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/32617 The GeneaNet 'Email Alert by Individual' http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/The-GeneaNet-Email-Alert-by-Individual.html urn:md5:13a7b4d986484da732e17c12d5ed1339 Mon, 17 Nov 2014 08:00:00 +0100 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-email-alert-individual-v5-00.jpg" />GeneaNet has a powerful feature called 'Email Alert by Individual'.<br /><br />Premium members can receive accurate emails with the latest entries by name (with name variants), by first name (with name variants), by place, by year, by occupation and by spouse.<br /><br />These Email Alerts can be automatically generated from your GeneaNet family tree!<br /> <p>Click the ‘Email Alert by Individual’ item in the drop down menu at the top right of the screen:</p> <p><img title="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-email-alert-individual-v5-01.jpg" /></p> <p><strong>Configure Automatic Email Alerts</strong></p> <p>You can create Automatic Email Alerts from a selection of individuals in your family tree to receive a weekly email with the latest entries:</p> <p><img title="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-email-alert-individual-v5-02.jpg" /></p> <p>If your family tree contains more than 2,000 individuals, the 'Sosa-Stradonitz (Ahnentafel) numbered individuals only' option is automatically selected.</p> In most cases, if you select the 'Only individuals with one or less parent' option, you will automatically create Email Alerts for individuals who are at the end of the line in your family tree.<br /><br />If you select the 'Exclude results with no additional information' option, matches will not appear in your Email Alert if the GeneaNet member doesn't have any additional information about the ancestors (parents) of the individual. <p><strong>View/Edit</strong></p> <p>You can edit your Automatic Email Alerts and you can add new ones:</p> <p><img title="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-email-alert-individual-v5-03.jpg" /></p> <p>Edit your Email Alert then click 'OK', or click 'Delete':</p> <p><img title="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-email-alert-individual-v5-04.jpg" /></p> <p>To easily create a new Email Alert, make a search in the GeneaNet database then click 'Create a new Email Alert' at the bottom of the search results list:</p> <p><img title="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-email-alert-individual-v5-05.jpg" /></p> <p><strong>Email Alert</strong></p> <p>You will receive a weekly email with the latest entries for your Email Alerts:</p> <p><img title="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_5/EN-email-alert-individual-004.jpg" /></p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/The-GeneaNet-Email-Alert-by-Individual.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/The-GeneaNet-Email-Alert-by-Individual.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/32584 Participate in the 'GeneaGraves Weekend' on November 15-16, 2014 http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/Participate-in-the-GeneaGraves-Weekend-on-November-15-16-2014.html2 urn:md5:932a6d081cb98ff025d4c10fe12f9704 Mon, 10 Nov 2014 08:00:00 +0100 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-geneagraves-weekend-00.jpg" />A few weeks ago, Geneanet has launched the GeneaGraves mobile app for Android and iOS. With this app, you can easily take pictures of graves and upload them into Geneanet. Then, these pictures are free for every Geneanet member.<br /> <br /> Pictures can also be attached to any person in the Geneanet family tree. That show our involvement in the free and collaborative genealogy.<br /> <br /> To formally launch this new service, we will organise the 'GeneaGraves Weekend' for all of our members worldwide. On November 15-16, 2014, take pictures of graves in a nearby cemetery! <img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-geneagraves-weekend-10.jpg" alt="EN-geneagraves-weekend-10.jpg" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="EN-geneagraves-weekend-10.jpg, Oct 2014" /><br /> <br /><strong>How to participate?</strong><br /> <br /> 1. Install the GeneaGraves app for <a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.geneanet.sauvonsTombes">Android</a> and <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/en/app/geneagraves/id925283154">iOS</a> on your mobile or tablet.<br /> <p align="center"><a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.geneanet.sauvonsTombes"><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-geneagraves-weekend-21.jpg" /></a>&nbsp;<a href="https://itunes.apple.com/en/app/geneagraves/id925283154"><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-geneagraves-weekend-22.jpg" /></a></p> <br /> 2. Go to a nearby cemetery, launch the app, select a project or create a new one, then take as many pictures as you want.<br /> <br /> 3. Once you're back home, upload the pictures into your Geneanet account via a Wi-Fi access point. These pictures will be free for every Geneanet member.<br /> <br /> If you can't go to a cemetery or if you don't have a mobile/tablet, you can <a href="http://en.geneanet.org/gallery/random.php">participate in the collaborative index of pictures</a> which have been uploaded into Geneanet.<br /> <br /> See if your nearby cemetery is not already <a href="http://en.geneanet.org/gallery/?action=about&amp;rubrique=monuments">listed on Geneanet</a>.<br /> <br /> Participate in the 'GeneaGraves Weekend' and help to grow our free database of tombstones. http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/Participate-in-the-GeneaGraves-Weekend-on-November-15-16-2014.html2#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/Participate-in-the-GeneaGraves-Weekend-on-November-15-16-2014.html2#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/32508 Participate in the 'GeneaGraves Weekend' on November 15-16, 2014 http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/Participate-in-the-GeneaGraves-Weekend-on-November-15-16-2014.html urn:md5:3403730ea041be57e6aaf67c57be908a Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:15:00 +0100 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-geneagraves-weekend-00.jpg" />A few weeks ago, Geneanet has launched the GeneaGraves mobile app for Android and iOS. With this app, you can easily take pictures of graves and upload them into Geneanet. Then, these pictures are free for every Geneanet member.<br /> <br /> Pictures can also be attached to any person in the Geneanet family tree. That show our involvement in the free and collaborative genealogy.<br /> <br /> To formally launch this new service, we will organise the 'GeneaGraves Weekend' for all of our members worldwide. On November 15-16, 2014, take pictures of graves in a nearby cemetery! <img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-geneagraves-weekend-01.jpg" alt="EN-geneagraves-weekend-01.jpg" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="EN-geneagraves-weekend-01.jpg, Oct 2014" /><br /> <br /><strong>How to participate?</strong><br /> <br /> 1. See if your nearby cemetery is not already <a href="http://en.geneanet.org/gallery/?action=about&amp;rubrique=monuments">listed on Geneanet</a>.<br /> <br /> 2. Install the GeneaGraves app for <a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.geneanet.sauvonsTombes">Android</a> and <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/en/app/geneagraves/id925283154">iOS</a> on your mobile or tablet.<br /> <br /> 3. On November 15-16, 2014, take pictures of graves in a nearby cemetery.<br /> <br /> If you can't go to a cemetery or if you don't have a mobile/tablet, you can <a href="http://en.geneanet.org/gallery/random.php">participate in the collaborative index of pictures</a> which have been uploaded into Geneanet.<br /> <br /> You will soon receive more information on how to participate in the 'GeneaGraves Weekend'... http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/Participate-in-the-GeneaGraves-Weekend-on-November-15-16-2014.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/11/Participate-in-the-GeneaGraves-Weekend-on-November-15-16-2014.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/32394 The New Geneanet Website Has Been Released http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/10/The-New-Geneanet-Website-Has-Been-Released.html urn:md5:fa8738be05a3280e254041b088cbcfb7 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:15:00 +0200 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-new-geneanet-website-00.jpg" />For the last 12 months, we have been working hard to build a new, simpler and clearer Geneanet website.<br /> <br /> Based on collaboration and sharing, the Geneanet spirit has been enhanced. Of course, we have heard suggestions and concerns from our members worldwide.​<br /> <br /> Today, we are pleased to announce the new version of Geneanet. <p>Discover the new Geneanet website at: <a href="http://www.geneanet.info/">www.geneanet.info</a>.</p> <p><strong>During the next weeks:</strong></p> <p>During the next weeks, you can go to the new Geneanet website (<a href="http://www.geneanet.info/">www.geneanet.info</a>) and to the old version (<a href="http://www.geneanet.org/">www.geneanet.org</a>), and your data (family tree, archival records, family pictures, etc.) will be synchronized between the two websites.</p> <p>Meanwhile, Geneanet will add some new services and options. For example, a new family tree dashboard will be added to the Geneanet home page.</p> <p><strong>In future:</strong></p> <p>This new version marks a significant step forward and also a new starting point.</p> <p>The important technical change, transparent to the user, will help us to develop new, simple and effective services and options.</p> <p>Today, we release a new website to achieve our goal: providing a better genealogy tool to experienced genealogists and beginners who want to discover, build and share their family history.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-new-geneanet-website-01.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/10/The-New-Geneanet-Website-Has-Been-Released.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/10/The-New-Geneanet-Website-Has-Been-Released.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/32281 GeneaNet: Download And Print A Very Attractive Ancestry Chart For Free! http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/10/GeneaNet%3A-Download-And-Print-A-Very-Attractive-Ancestry-Chart-For-Free.html urn:md5:b291494e044f2d792afba97e59d55612 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 06:15:00 +0200 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-ancestry-chart-new-icon-00.jpg" />On GeneaNet, you can download (in PDF) and print a very attractive ancestry chart for free!<br /> <br /> There are 7 themes available and you can change the content: font, date format, on a single page/on multiple pages, etc.<br /> <br /> Offer a beautiful ancestry chart to your family and friends! <br /><p>Go to the page of an individual in your GeneaNet family tree, then click 'Ancestry Chart' in the menu bar at the top of the page.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_5/EN-ancestry-chart-again-01.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Select the theme and the content of your ancestry chart:<br /> <br /> - Select the date format: dd/mm/yyyy, mm/dd/yyyy or yyyy<br /> - Change the font<br /> - Print the full name of the individuals or print their last name then their first name<br /> - Print on a single page or print on multiple pages then cut and tape your image together (for large ancestry charts)<br /> - Print the usual first name only (this is the one you have entered between quotes in your family tree)<br /> - Print your full name and the date of today at the bottom of the chart<br /> <br /> Then click the 'Create' button at the bottom of the page.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_5/EN-ancestry-chart-again-02.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Click 'Print (Multiple pages)' to save the PDF file to your personal computer.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_5/EN-ancestry-chart-again-03.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>You can now print your ancestry chart and you can share the PDF file with your family and friends.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_5/EN-new-ancestry-chart-04.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p align="center"><strong><a href="https://www.geneanet.org/mon_compte/arbre_show.php">&gt;&gt;&gt; VIEW AND EDIT YOUR FAMILY TREE &lt;&lt;&lt;</a></strong></p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/10/GeneaNet%3A-Download-And-Print-A-Very-Attractive-Ancestry-Chart-For-Free.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/10/GeneaNet%3A-Download-And-Print-A-Very-Attractive-Ancestry-Chart-For-Free.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/32316 Sponsor a Friend or Family Member, and Get a Club Privilege Extra Month Free http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/10/Sponsor-a-Friend-or-Family-Member-and-Get-a-Club-Privilege-Extra-Month-Free.html urn:md5:4fb2c09df4d9b369c89a83b2667eda20 Mon, 13 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0200 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-sponsor-friend-family-member-00b.jpg" />On Geneanet, you can sponsor a friend or family member, and get a Club Privilege extra month free!<br /> <p>Select the 'Contacts &gt; Sponsor a friend or family member' item in the drop down menu at the top right of the screen.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-sponsor-friend-family-member-01b.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Enter the Geneanet username of the persons you want to sponsor (<a href="http://www.geneanet.org/contacts/search">click here</a> to search the username of a member by name).</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-sponsor-friend-family-member-02b.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>When you have sent 5 invitations, you must wait for them to be accepted or to expire (45 days) to gain new sponsor rights.</p> <p>Sponsored persons will be invited to try the Geneanet Club Privilege free for one month.</p> <p>If they subscribe to the Club Privilege during the free trial, the remaining free weeks will be added to their 1-year or 2-year membership, and you will get an extra month free!</p> <p align="center"><a href="http://www.geneanet.org/privilege/"><strong>&gt;&gt;&gt; CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE GENEANET CLUB PRIVILEGE &lt;&lt;&lt;</strong></a></p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/10/Sponsor-a-Friend-or-Family-Member-and-Get-a-Club-Privilege-Extra-Month-Free.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/10/Sponsor-a-Friend-or-Family-Member-and-Get-a-Club-Privilege-Extra-Month-Free.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/32207 Match Your GeneaNet Family Tree http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/10/Match-Your-GeneaNet-Family-Tree.html urn:md5:262a13b9b1df5654f729ec20e1e1caad Mon, 06 Oct 2014 08:00:00 +0200 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-match-family-tree-00.jpg" />Club Privilege members can automatically match their family tree with the entire GeneaNet database. This feature automatically searches for new ancestors in your family tree.<br /> <br /> Match your family tree with just one click or select the Advanced mode to get full access to all settings.<br /> <br /> Non-Club Privilege members can automatically match last name &amp; place (not the first name) in their family tree with the entire GeneaNet database. <p>Click the following link to set your Family Tree Root: <a href="http://my.geneanet.org/arbre/options/parametres.php?view=souche">my.geneanet.org/arbre/options/parametres.php?view=souche</a>.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_6/EN-set-family-tree-root-01.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Click the 'Match' button in the 'Match Family Tree' section of the <a href="http://www.geneanet.org/">GeneaNet home page</a>.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_5/EN-match-family-tree-01b.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Or pass your mouse over the 'Search' tab then click 'Online Family Trees'.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_5/EN-match-family-tree-02.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Club Privilege members can automatically match all individuals in their family tree with the entire GeneaNet database. Click the 'Match' button in the 'Search by Individual' section.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_5/EN-match-family-tree-03b.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Select 'Search for new ancestors' then click 'OK' or select the Advanced mode to get full access to all settings.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_5/EN-match-family-tree-04b.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Search applies to the first individual in the result box (bold text). In our example, 2 matches have been found for Susanna Leech.<br /> <br /> Click the button to view the matches (This will open a new page or tab, depending on your browser).<br /> <br /> The search stops when matches are found. Click the 'More Results' button to continue the search. </p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_5/EN-match-05.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Search is saved so your can resume it later even if you quit the page and if you have logged out from GeneaNet. Just click this button to resume the search.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_5/EN-match-family-tree-06.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/10/Match-Your-GeneaNet-Family-Tree.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/10/Match-Your-GeneaNet-Family-Tree.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/32141 New: Take Pictures of Cemeteries with GeneaGraves, the New Geneanet Mobile App for Android http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/09/New%3A-Take-Pictures-of-Cemeteries-with-GeneaGraves-the-New-Geneanet-Mobile-App-for-Android.html urn:md5:15b4b2c9f0778751239beb64d8d27b12 Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:00:00 +0200 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-geneagraves-00.jpg" />Cemeteries are one of the most important resources for genealogists, and we must capture cemetery headstones before they are lost. Join the GeneaGraves project!<br /> <br /> Upload your pictures to Geneanet with a wifi access point. Then, index the name of the persons listed on the gravestones with the help of other Geneanet members.<br /> <br /> <strong><a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.geneanet.sauvonsTombes">Download the GeneaGraves app and photograph gravestones from a cemetery. It's free and easy!</a></strong><br /> <br /> <img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-geneagraves-01.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /><br /> <br /> GeneaGraves will come out soon for iOS. http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/09/New%3A-Take-Pictures-of-Cemeteries-with-GeneaGraves-the-New-Geneanet-Mobile-App-for-Android.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/09/New%3A-Take-Pictures-of-Cemeteries-with-GeneaGraves-the-New-Geneanet-Mobile-App-for-Android.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/32075 New: Edit Your Geneanet Family Tree on Your Mobile and Your Tablet http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/09/New%3A-Edit-Your-Geneanet-Family-Tree-on-Your-Mobile-and-Your-Tablet.html urn:md5:e7b583f9976adcdc79771bff0acd0add Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:00:00 +0200 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-mobile-app-edit-option-00.jpg" />Geneanet offers to edit your family tree on your mobile and your tablet.<br /> <br />This app is designed to view your GeneaNet family tree wherever you go so your can show your data and pictures to your family and friends.<br /> <br />Now, you can also edit your family tree on your mobile and your tablet. <p><br />The process is the same as on the Geneanet website: there's an 'Edit' button at the left of the main person.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-mobile-app-edit-option-01.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Touch this button then add, edit or delete data. The data will be automatically synchronized with your family tree on the Geneanet website.</p> <p>Important: Do the following to activate the edit mode.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-mobile-app-edit-option-02.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-mobile-app-edit-option-03.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>To download the free Geneanet mobile app (iOS and Android), go to <a href="http://www.geneanet.org/mobile/">http://www.geneanet.org/mobile/</a></p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/09/New%3A-Edit-Your-Geneanet-Family-Tree-on-Your-Mobile-and-Your-Tablet.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/09/New%3A-Edit-Your-Geneanet-Family-Tree-on-Your-Mobile-and-Your-Tablet.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/31992 Check the Missing Facts in Your Geneanet Family Tree http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/09/Check-the-Missing-Facts-in-Your-Geneanet-Family-Tree.html urn:md5:1b35e938d021fa8487684265abeef38b Mon, 15 Sep 2014 08:00:00 +0200 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-check-missing-facts-00.jpg" />Looking for an easy way to view missing facts in your family tree? Geneanet has a solution!<br /> <br /> On Geneanet, you can automatically display a table where all missing facts are shown to focus research on important goals.<br /> <br /> Here is how to do it. <br /> <p>Go to a person in your Geneanet family tree, then click 'Ancestry &gt; Check' in the top menu bar.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-check-missing-facts-01.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Select 'Missing facts: date and place not found' and the number of generations to be displayed, then click 'OK'.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-check-missing-facts-02.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>This will display a table as shown below with the missing facts in the dark grey cells.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-check-missing-facts-03.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Click the 'PDF' icon to download and print this table in PDF file format.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-check-missing-facts-04.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p align="center"><strong><a href="https://www.geneanet.org/mon_compte/arbre_show.php">&gt;&gt;&gt; VIEW AND EDIT YOUR FAMILY TREE &lt;&lt;&lt;</a></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/09/Check-the-Missing-Facts-in-Your-Geneanet-Family-Tree.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/09/Check-the-Missing-Facts-in-Your-Geneanet-Family-Tree.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/31933 How To Trace the Places Where Your Ancestors Lived in Your Geneanet Family Tree? http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/09/How-To-Trace-the-Places-Where-Your-Ancestors-Lived-in-Your-Geneanet-Family-Tree.html urn:md5:83e7233bb39852271e5dbd2e5d1f47be Mon, 08 Sep 2014 08:00:00 +0200 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-residence-00.jpg" />Most of archival records - especially censuses - say where your ancestors resided in.<br /> <br /> Tracing where your ancestors lived is very interesting and it might help you to overcome a brick wall.<br /> <br /> In your Geneanet family tree, you can add as many facts as you need, including the residence names. <br /> <br /> Here is how to do it. <p>Go to a person in your family tree, then click 'Individual' in the menu.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-residence-01.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Click 'Complete' at the top right of the window, create a new 'Residence' fact, then enter the place name, the date and the source (census, other record).</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-residence-02.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Here is an example of timeline with some place names of residence.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-residence-03.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Here is the same timeline in text mode (click 'Individual' in the top menu bar).</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-residence-04.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>If you use our non-graphic family tree software (Geneweb), you can also add new facts to enter the places where your ancestors lived.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p align="center"><strong><a href="https://www.geneanet.org/mon_compte/arbre_show.php">&gt;&gt;&gt; VIEW AND EDIT YOUR FAMILY TREE &lt;&lt;&lt;</a></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/09/How-To-Trace-the-Places-Where-Your-Ancestors-Lived-in-Your-Geneanet-Family-Tree.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/09/How-To-Trace-the-Places-Where-Your-Ancestors-Lived-in-Your-Geneanet-Family-Tree.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/31863 How To Link Pictures Uploaded by Other Geneanet Members To A Person In Your Family Tree? http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/09/How-To-Link-Pictures-Uploaded-by-Other-Geneanet-Members-To-A-Person-In-Your-Family-Tree.html urn:md5:64df142b7298db0c04db6090db5e7261 Mon, 01 Sep 2014 08:00:00 +0200 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-attach-picture-to-family-tree-00.jpg" />You have found a family picture or a photograph of headstone on Geneanet, and you would like to link it to a person in your family tree.<br /> <br /> On Geneanet, you can view for free all of the pictures that have been uploaded by other members, and you can link them to your family tree.<br /> <br /> Here's how to do it: <br /> First, log in to your Geneanet account.<br /> <br />Then, click the 'Search &gt; Pictures' link in the menu at the top of the screen.<br /> <br /> <img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-attach-picture-to-family-tree-01.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /><br /> <br /> When you have selected a picture, click 'Link to your family tree' in the 'Links' section.<br /> <br /> <img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-attach-picture-to-family-tree-02.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /><br /> <br /> Select the correct person in your family tree, then click 'OK'.<br /> <br /> <img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-attach-picture-to-family-tree-03.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /><br /> <br /> The picture is now displayed in your own family tree.<br /> <br /> <img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-attach-picture-to-family-tree-04.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /><br /> <br /> Simple, isn't it?<br /> <br /> Now, you can browse the Geneanet <a href="http://en.geneanet.org/gallery/?action=about&amp;rubrique=portraits">family pictures</a> and <a href="http://en.geneanet.org/gallery/?action=about&amp;rubrique=monuments">headstones</a> database, and link them to your family tree.<br /> <br /> <em>Of course, the pictures you have linked to your family tree still are the property of the Geneanet members who have uploaded them.</em> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/09/How-To-Link-Pictures-Uploaded-by-Other-Geneanet-Members-To-A-Person-In-Your-Family-Tree.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/09/How-To-Link-Pictures-Uploaded-by-Other-Geneanet-Members-To-A-Person-In-Your-Family-Tree.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/31798 Do You Know The Geneanet Facebook Page? http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/08/Do-You-Know-The-Geneanet-Facebook-Page.html urn:md5:4c54275a037c64a651e00b52a6d5045f Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:00:00 +0200 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-facebook-page-00.jpg" />If you would like to keep in touch with Geneanet, find out about news, events, upcoming services and options, and much more, then why not check out our Facebook page?<br /> <br /> If you need help with your family history research, you can also post your question there.<br /> <br /> Click the following link to join us on Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/Geneanet.en">https://www.facebook.com/Geneanet.en</a><br /> <br /> You can also follow Geneanet on:<br /> - Twitter: <a href="https://twitter.com/geneanetdotorg">https://twitter.com/geneanetdotorg</a><br /> - LinkedIn: <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/company/geneanet">https://www.linkedin.com/company/geneanet</a><br /> <br /> <img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-facebook-page-02.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/08/Do-You-Know-The-Geneanet-Facebook-Page.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/08/Do-You-Know-The-Geneanet-Facebook-Page.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/31619 Genealogy and Headstones: Participate! http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/08/Genealogy-and-Headstones%3A-Participate.html urn:md5:edf2ef1d865c5fcc0310b23cfb029d4f Mon, 18 Aug 2014 08:00:00 +0200 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-genealogy-and-headstones-00.jpg" />Geneanet has a big collection of pictures of headstones and memorials.<br /> <br />These pictures are shared for free by the Geneanet members.<br /> <br />When you are looking for an individual in the Geneanet database, the search engine can return pictures of headstones and memorials if they are indexed.<br /> <br /> Take a few moments to play your part and index some pictures! <p>How to participate?</p> <p>On the <a href="http://www.geneanet.org/gallery/?action=about&amp;rubrique=monuments">home page of the pictures of headstones &amp; memorials</a>, click the 'Index now' button.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-genealogy-and-headstones-02.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>A picture is displayed.</p> <p>If names are already indexed, click the link (1), then go to another picture (2).</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-genealogy-and-headstones-03.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>To index names, click the 'Add a person' button, enter data (full names, dates, etc.) in the form, then click 'OK' (3).</p> <p>Then, go to another picture.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-genealogy-and-headstones-04.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Try it now!</p> <p><a href="http://www.geneanet.org/gallery/?action=detail&amp;rubrique=monuments&amp;id=203779&amp;random=1"><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-genealogy-and-headstones-05.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></a></p> <p>The more we are, the more we can do. That's why we need your help.</p> <p>Indexing pictures is an easy way to help other genealogists, and collaboration is the aim of Geneanet.</p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/08/Genealogy-and-Headstones%3A-Participate.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/08/Genealogy-and-Headstones%3A-Participate.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/31618 The Geneanet Ancestry Book http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/08/The-Geneanet-Ancestry-Book.html urn:md5:30f314684b3937a4d2198e135456f952 Mon, 11 Aug 2014 08:00:00 +0200 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-ancestry-book-00.jpg" />GeneaNet offers a very attractive Ancestry Book.<br /> <br /> This Ancestry Book is available for every GeneaNet member and it can show up to 10 generations.<br /> <br /> Every GeneaNet member can also export the Ancestry Book in PDF file format. <br /> <p>Click 'Ancestry &gt; Lists' in the menu bar at the top of the page.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/EN-ancestry-book-01.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Select the 'Ancestry Book' option and the contents you wish to be added to the book, then click 'OK'.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_5/EN-new-attractive-ancestry-book-02.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>You can click the name of any individual to instantly go to their family in the book.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_5/EN-new-attractive-ancestry-book-03.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>This is the Ancestry Book.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_5/EN-new-attractive-ancestry-book-04.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Every GeneaNet member can export the Ancestry Book in PDF file format (click 'List (PDF)' at the top right of the screen).</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_5/EN-new-attractive-ancestry-book-05.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/08/The-Geneanet-Ancestry-Book.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/08/The-Geneanet-Ancestry-Book.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/31617 GeneaNet: Download And Print A Very Attractive Ancestry Chart For Free! http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/08/GeneaNet%3A-Download-And-Print-A-Very-Attractive-Ancestry-Chart-For-Free.html urn:md5:fee0b3f60509e4bcca679b44367574fd Mon, 04 Aug 2014 08:00:00 +0200 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_5/EN-ancestry-chart-again-00.jpg" />On GeneaNet, you can download (in PDF) and print a very attractive ancestry chart for free!<br /> <br /> There are 7 themes available and you can change the content: font, date format, on a single page/on multiple pages, etc.<br /> <br /> Offer a beautiful ancestry chart to your family and friends! <br /><p>Go to the page of an individual in your GeneaNet family tree, then click 'Ancestry Chart' in the menu bar at the top of the page.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_5/EN-ancestry-chart-again-01.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Select the theme and the content of your ancestry chart:<br /> <br /> - Select the date format: dd/mm/yyyy, mm/dd/yyyy or yyyy<br /> - Change the font<br /> - Print the full name of the individuals or print their last name then their first name<br /> - Print on a single page or print on multiple pages then cut and tape your image together (for large ancestry charts)<br /> - Print the usual first name only (this is the one you have entered between quotes in your family tree)<br /> - Print your full name and the date of today at the bottom of the chart<br /> <br /> Then click the 'Create' button at the bottom of the page.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_5/EN-ancestry-chart-again-02.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Click 'Print (Multiple pages)' to save the PDF file to your personal computer.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_5/EN-ancestry-chart-again-03.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>You can now print your ancestry chart and you can share the PDF file with your family and friends.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_5/EN-new-ancestry-chart-04.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p align="center"><strong><a href="https://www.geneanet.org/mon_compte/arbre_show.php">&gt;&gt;&gt; VIEW AND EDIT YOUR FAMILY TREE &lt;&lt;&lt;</a></strong></p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/08/GeneaNet%3A-Download-And-Print-A-Very-Attractive-Ancestry-Chart-For-Free.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/08/GeneaNet%3A-Download-And-Print-A-Very-Attractive-Ancestry-Chart-For-Free.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/31616 Upload and Share Indexes on GeneaNet http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/07/Upload-and-Share-Indexes-on-GeneaNet.html urn:md5:573a1d8c4e7bdcbbb095128c81186fef Mon, 28 Jul 2014 08:00:00 +0200 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_6/EN-upload-and-share-indexes-00.jpg" />Sharing information is second nature to most genealogists and GeneaNet lets you easily upload and share your indexex of birth, baptism, marriage, death, burial, census, etc. to help other genealogists with their research.<br /> <br /> Indexes are your property and you can remove them at any time.<br /> <br /> You can also search and browse indexes uploaded by other GeneaNet members. <p>Select the 'Archive &amp; Pictures &gt; Indexes' item in the drop down menu at the top right of the screen.</p> <p><img title="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_6/EN-upload-and-share-indexes-01.jpg" /></p> <p><strong>Upload Index</strong></p> <p>You must create a delimited CSV text file to upload your genealogy index.</p> <p>A date is a three-part value (year, month and day) and a name is a two-part value (surname and first names).</p> <p>Example:</p> <p>husband_name;husband_firstname;wife_name;wife_firstname;day;month;year<br />COCKE;Henery;BALLDEN;Margaret;1;May;1536<br />HIX;Mathew;DAWES;Ellen;13;Nov;1559<br />ORTINE;William;SARGENT;Margret;23;Sep;1559<br />COB;Reynould;SWINBAYNE;Margret;29;Sep;1559 </p> <p>Maximum file size is 10 MB.</p> <p><img title="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_4/EN-upload-and-share-indexes-02.jpg" /></p> <p><strong>Manage Indexes</strong></p> <p>Click 'Edit'.</p> <p><img title="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_4/EN-upload-and-share-indexes-03.jpg" /></p> <p>You can easily edit, display, download and delete your indexes.</p> <p><img title="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_4/EN-upload-and-share-indexes-04.jpg" /></p> <p>You can browse and search in your Index.</p> <p><img title="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_4/EN-upload-and-share-indexes-05.jpg" /></p> <p><strong>Search indexes uploaded by other GeneaNet members</strong></p> <p>Select the 'Search &gt; Archive &amp; Indexes' tab in the main GeneaNet menu, click 'Collaborative Indexes', then fill in the search form.</p> <p><img title="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_6/EN-upload-and-share-indexes-05.jpg" /></p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/07/Upload-and-Share-Indexes-on-GeneaNet.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/07/Upload-and-Share-Indexes-on-GeneaNet.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/31573 Are You Sure That You Don't Have Any Errors In Your Family Tree? http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/07/Are-You-Sure-That-You-Don-t-Have-Any-Errors-In-Your-Family-Tree.html urn:md5:4de5d06800fce998e065a72fe732d8c7 Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:00:00 +0200 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_6/EN-tree-red-cross-00.jpg" />Are you sure that you don't have any errors in your family tree?<br /> <br /> No individual whose date of marriage is later than date of death? No woman whose date of death is before the date of birth of their child?<br /> <br /> GeneaNet offers Club Privilege members to automatically and instantly check their family tree for errors.<br /> <br /> And you may be surprised! <p>If you have uploaded a GEDCOM file to GeneaNet, click 'Update' in the 'Online Family Tree' tab at the top of the screen, then click 'Check Family Tree' in the left sidebar.<br /> <br /> If you have created your GeneaNet family tree from scratch, click 'GeneWeb &gt; Configure' in the 'Online Family Tree' tab at the top of the screen, then click 'Check Family Tree' in the left sidebar.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_5/EN-family-tree-errors-01c.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>This will automatically and instantly create the list of errors found in your family tree.<br /> <br /> To ignore some errors, just click the red cross icon in the right column (critical errors cannot be ignored).<br /> <br /> After any update of your family tree, you can check it again by clicking the 'Resume' button at the bottom of the list.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_5/EN-family-tree-errors-02.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>You can restore ignored errors so they will be listed again: click the green arrow icon in the right column.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_5/EN-family-tree-errors-03.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p><br /><a href="http://en.geneanet.org/privilege/"><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_6/EN-check-099.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></a></p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/07/Are-You-Sure-That-You-Don-t-Have-Any-Errors-In-Your-Family-Tree.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/07/Are-You-Sure-That-You-Don-t-Have-Any-Errors-In-Your-Family-Tree.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/31508 Sponsor a Friend or Family Member, and Get a Club Privilege Extra Month Free http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/07/Sponsor-a-Friend-or-Family-Member-and-Get-a-Club-Privilege-Extra-Month-Free.html urn:md5:f54e5988991b3b97a67ab9f78c7959a9 Mon, 14 Jul 2014 08:00:00 +0200 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_6/EN-sponsor-friend-family-member-00.jpg" />On Geneanet, you can sponsor a friend or family member, and get a Club Privilege extra month free!<br /> <p>Select the 'Contacts &gt; Sponsor a friend or family member' item in the drop down menu at the top right of the screen.</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_6/EN-sponsor-friend-family-member-01.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>Enter the Geneanet username of the persons you want to sponsor (<a href="http://www.geneanet.org/contacts/search">click here</a> to search the username of a member by name).</p> <p><img src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_6/EN-sponsor-friend-family-member-02.jpg" alt="" style="margin: 0 auto; display: block;" title="" /></p> <p>When you have sent 5 invitations, you must wait for them to be accepted or to expire (45 days) to gain new sponsor rights.</p> <p>Sponsored persons will be invited to try the Geneanet Club Privilege free for one month.</p> <p>If they subscribe to the Club Privilege during the free trial, the remaining free weeks will be added to their 1-year or 2-year membership, and you will get an extra month free!</p> <p align="center"><a href="http://www.geneanet.org/privilege/"><strong>&gt;&gt;&gt; CLICK HERE TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE GENEANET CLUB PRIVILEGE &lt;&lt;&lt;</strong></a></p> http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/07/Sponsor-a-Friend-or-Family-Member-and-Get-a-Club-Privilege-Extra-Month-Free.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/07/Sponsor-a-Friend-or-Family-Member-and-Get-a-Club-Privilege-Extra-Month-Free.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/31447 New Geneanet Index of Historical Newspapers http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/07/New-Geneanet-Index-of-Historical-Newspapers.html urn:md5:cdccc6a29553c5a2865fcc961b6631a7 Tue, 08 Jul 2014 11:15:00 +0200 Geneanet (Jean-Yves) GeneaNet Tips <img title="" style="float: left; margin: 0 1em 1em 0;" alt="" src="http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/public/Blog_EN_7/Screenshot__13584.jpg" />Geneanet has indexed newspapers from the <a href="http://nyshistoricnewspapers.org/">NY State Historic Newspapers</a> database so you can search them by family name, first name and place.<br /> <br /> When clicking a link in the Geneanet search results list, you will be automatically redirected to the newspaper in the NY State Historic Newspapers website.<br /> <br /> List of newspapers: Adirondack Daily Enterprise (Saranac Lake, N.Y.) 1927-current, Altamont Enterprise (Altamont, N.Y.) 1892-1958, Altamont Enterprise and Albany County Post (Altamont, N.Y.) 1958-1983, Banner Times (Pulaski, N.Y.) 1985-1988, Black River Democrat (Lowville, N.Y.) 1913-1943, Brockport Republic and Brockport Democrat (Brockport, N.Y.) 1925-1955, Cape Vincent Eagle (Cape Vincent, N.Y.) 1872-1951, Cardinal Points (Plattsburgh, N.Y.) 1940-current, Catholic Courier (Rochester, N.Y.) 1989-current, Chateaugay record. (Chateaugay, N.Y.) 1878-1890, Hammond Advertiser (Hammond, N.Y.) 1886-1947, and much more...<br /> <br /> <a href="http://en.geneanet.org/archives/ouvrages/?action=browse&amp;book_type=presse">Click here to search this index</a>. http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/07/New-Geneanet-Index-of-Historical-Newspapers.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2014/07/New-Geneanet-Index-of-Historical-Newspapers.html#comment-form http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/feed/atom/comments/31415