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- 501. Re: [ROOTS-L] Genealogy program to create web pages 
- I use GED2HTML. It takes whatever you put into a GEDCOM
file, and creates web pages for you. Those web pages can go onto
a CD (for easy sharing with relatives), or onto the internet.
Your present Genealogy program can create the GEDCOM file,
and you can control what goes into it. i.e. ancestors only,
all ancestors and all descendants of all ancestors, etc. It is
very versatile, but it will take a little studying of the documentation.
But you can include photos, links to other web pages, different
- 502. [ROOTS-L] how to copy images from fultonhisotry.com or any other site 
If you go to the Upstate New York Genealogy website, click on UNYG Blog and
then use the search box for MWSnap you will find out how to copy any screen
- 503. Re: [ROOTS-L] Ancestry 
- Can someone direct me to the nearest LDS library if one lived in Statesville
- 504. Re: [ROOTS-L] SSDI -- who is included? 
Sometimes there is no rhyme or reason as to who does and who doesn't appear
in the SSDI -- but it is based upon reports of death to the SSA. It is
possible that your mother never worked under SS herself and might not have even
had her own SS number/card. Perhaps she only received benefits on her
husband's account--in which case there could have been more of a reason for SSA not
bothering to place her name on the SSDI or it could simply have been an
You could call SSA
- 505. Re: [ROOTS-L] Ancestry 
- I finally have to put in my "two cents worth" about Ancestry. Like many, I
am well into the senior citizen category and on a limited income.
Having done genealogy for over 30 years, I also go back to the days of mail
queries to town clerks, finding a place where I could access census info (and
having a heck of a time figuring out how to use the darn microfilm reader) and
even paying people to access certain deeds or probates for me. And, then the
wait for replies...and the cost involved to acquire
- 506. Re: [ROOTS-L] Sukey/Sally 
- In this list of common nicknames, Sukey is a nickname for Susan/Susannah,
See AOL's top rated recipes
- 507. [ROOTS-L] Ancestors 
- I am searching for ancestors of my Great-Grandfather JOHN FRANCIS. I
believe he was born 1799-1800 in N.C. and died 1851-1857 in Tyrrell Co.,
N.C. He married Joanna Truit in Tyrrell Co. N.C. 0n the 27th December,
1833. Can anyone help me?
Alwyn Mason Francis
- 508. Re: [ROOTS-L] York County, PA 
- Hi Mabel,
Two other places to check are linkpendium and USGenWeb at:
John F. Foltz
- 509. Re: [ROOTS-L] Mary Nelson of West Bronx, N.Y. 
- Hi Barb...The area of the Bronx that Mary resided in is called Highbridge.
My address growing up was 145 West 169th Street but I can't recall any
family named Nelson although there is a Nelson Avenue.
My suggestion would for you to post your inquiry with Yahoo Groups,
Good Luck, Jim Kenny
I came across a large ledger book in my grandmother's things and it has a
bunch of recipes in it, all hand written and the name in the back of the
book is M
- 510. [ROOTS-L] Ancestry 
- The bottom line is they are out to make money from people who are
looking for family. I am sure plenty of people have given them information they
didn't get by themselves and they didn't pay for. The price won't go down.
If I needed it I would look to share a subscription with a few
people. After all if you buy it for a year do you use it 365 days
I still think that ancestory basically takes
information that belongs
everyone .Then they monopolize it and cha
- 511. Re: [ROOTS-L] Time and Date calender 
- Don't know why the link didn't show up in my previous email, here it is
If no link visible, email is _www.timeanddate.com_
(http://www.timeanddate.com) , on right side of page is calender's, click on "any year calender" and
when new page opens, type in the year you want at top (defaults with year
Hope this helps.
**************Start the year off right. Easy ways to stay in shape.
- 512. [ROOTS-L] warrant for arrest, Charles McGregor, Glasgow, Scotland, 1746 
- I have an ancestor, Charles McGregor, who supposedly had a warrant issued for his arrest by the Crown about the time of the Battle of Culloden in 1746. He was a resident of Glasgow, Scotland, and fled to NC where he took the last name of a cousin, Bannerman. Anyone know how I can find out about this warrant? Thanks.
- 513. Re: [ROOTS-L] do=ditto 
- I want to thank everyone who responded about what "do" means. It's a
unanimous "ditto". I just hadn't seen that abbreviation before, so it
made sense once it was pointed out.
- 514. Re: [ROOTS-L] FW: Family Trees on line - An invasion of Privacy 
- While I think documentation is important .You are not going to have
documentation for everyone. Very few people in your line are going to have
legal documentation for such as birth certificates ,wills ,death
certificates ,or census .If you don't have proof beyond a reasonable doubt
.then I feel you should add a note to that person,noting that this is a
work in progress ,and not a definate finding . Then folks should see this
and realize it is not proven , and work towards also proving it and not
- 515. [ROOTS-L] Tucson, AZ obituary 12/27/2007 
- Greetings All-
I'm hoping someone out there still has their Tucson newspaper from
My uncle died on the 21st, and his obit was in the 12/27 edition.
I have found the notice online, but would prefer the actual newspaper
version, if anyone still has theirs.
I'm happy to pay postage, etc.
- 516. Re: [ROOTS-L] Changing given names, Surnames 
- For what ever reason in the late 1800's, the early 1900's women more
than men, would go by their middle names, instead of their first
names. My mother, grandmothers, aunts, friend's of the family they
would go by their middle names. It was not until I was years older I
discovered what their first names were. It apparently was some kind
- 517. [ROOTS-L] Weise's book Ancestral Roots 
- Does anyone have a copy of this book at home or nearby that could look up an
item for me?
The Roman world was in upheaval when the "barbarians" invaded Rome and there
were not enough troops to man the outposts, such as England.
In the 5th century there was a Roman general who went to Spain to recruit
soldiers to fight the invaders. This should be in the section that listed the
Welsh ancestors that included Madog, the explorer who may have been to the
new world in the 13th century.
The library h
- 518. [ROOTS-L] Organising Documents 
- "Why not use one of the many genealogy programs out there? All you have to
do is enter data. No sorting etc etc. All you have to do is enter a name
and the program finds it."
You may have misunderstood the intent of my message, easy to do when I think
in Scottish, you read in American and it is written in English.
I use Family Tree Maker to record my family tree, mainly because it was the
major programme available in Australia when I started.
My post was not about recording the family tree
- 519. Re: [ROOTS-L] Family History 
In a message dated 1/16/2008 8:33:03 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
I was on RootsWeb staff at
that time and was one of the original testers before WorldConnect went
and there was NEVER a time when you couldn't completely control your tree
Wrong. I submitted my tree to rootsweb which gave it to ancestry. I
deleted it from rootsweb but can't delete it from ancestry. That means I DO NOT
have complete control of what I submitted to rootsweb.
- 520. [ROOTS-L] Lawsuit 
- Regardless of it being correct or incorrect to post a living persons name, a
lawsuit can be very costly to defend your self and if you lose you may have
to reimburse the other side for attorney's fees and other cost. And yes,
there are always unscrupulous attorney's out there that will take ANY case,
so long as you are paying them.
I know because I went through someone suing me for something so stupid and
it cost me over $12,000 to defend myself, plus lost time from work and it
drug on for over three years
- 521. Re: [ROOTS-L] Ancestry and help 
- Hello, I haven't had any trouble with anyone saying the images have been illegible and I have been sending them for years. As for Ancestry.com having ads on the images that you send, I would expect nothing less. They are a business trying to get patrons. That is just good business sense. And whether people want to accept it or not, genealogy is BIG business.
I have been a subscriber to Ancestry.com for years. While I don't like the rising prices any better than the next person, I also know that I co
- 522. [ROOTS-L] FL obit, please? 
I would like to request an obituary, please, for Harvey BARRETTE who
died in Ellenton FL. There are two different obit publications: One is
in the Bradenton Herald on Sep 6, 2003. The other is the MANATEE COUNTY
Sarasota Herald also on Sep 6, 2003. (He died the 5th, according to the
SSDI.) If anyone could help with either one of these obits, it would be
very much appreciated.
- 523. Re: [ROOTS-L] Family Trees on line - An invasion of Privacy? 
- Well Vic
THERE IS only one right answer .Your parents are your parents ,Your
grandparents are your grandparents etc .Your uncle is not your aunt , your
father not your grandfather .There is only one correct answer ,and in life
your parents or grandparents are not who ever you chose,they are who they
are .You can put Micky Mouse as your grandfather .That does not make it
Most people want to find their true ancestors that is the point ,of
genealogy.Genealogy is always a work in progress ,and
- 524. [ROOTS-L] TRONE AKA TROAN (AKA THRON originally?), Salomy (AKA Salome?) born 1767 in York County, Pennsylvania, USA, daughter of Peter Diedrick TRAN (AKA originally THRON?) b. 1726 in Germany. 
- To the Rootsweb.com Digest readers:
I am seeking the spouse of Salomy (AKA
Salome?) TROAN AKA TRONE (originally THRON?), born in
York County, Pennsylvania in 1767. She was the
daughter of an illiterate native of Germany named
Peter Diedrick TRAN (phonetic spelling, probably was
THRON originally) AKA TRONE emigrated on the Ship
Louisa to the British Colonies in America in 1753 and
who died in 1774 in Manheim Twp., York Co., PA. Her
age and name was listed in a document : appointment of
- 525. [ROOTS-L] Seeking Gr.Gr. Grandmother 
- I've succeeded in tracing my Burke ancestors to 1814. In attempting to trace my Triggs ancestors, I've run up against a real dilemma. I have found two John Triggs (possibly cousins). #1 John Triggs married Mary Keohane (Keoghane) 21 Jan 1838. Witnesses were Tim Burke & James Leary. Children were: John baptized 27 Jan 1839; Patrick b- 29 Oct 1840; Mary b. 12 Mar 1843; Julia b. 6 Nov 1845; Margaret b 4 July 1849; Robert b. 5 Oct 1852; Daniel b 5 Oct 1855; Thomas b 22 July 1858 and Catherine b 11 Aug 1860
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