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From: norenxaq <>
Subject: Re: Database Recommendations for Medieval Genealogy
Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2007 08:56:32 -0700
>On Aug 31, 8:44 am, Brad Verity <> wrote:
>>I've finally organized my 15 years' worth of hard copy files into two
>>filing cabinets, and I'm ready to put the information onto a computer
>>database. An off-list discussion with Leo van de Pas has reinforced
>>how important it is to do so.
>>A co-worker recommended I download and use Personal Ancestry File, but
>>unfortunately it's not compatible with my Mac laptop.
>>Any recommendations for a good Mac-compatible genealogy database,
>>especially for medieval data? One that has room for title (Earl of
>>Westmorland, for example) and for residence (of Halnaby, Yorkshire),
>>in addition to first and last name?
>>Thanks and Cheers, -------Brad
>I use Windows myself, but I've heard that Reunion is the genealogy
>program most used on Macs. I don't know whether it would meet your
> No one seems to write programs that handle pre-1600
>data really well. (I'm using Rootsmagic, and it does have 'residence'
>as a fact, although I had to create one for 'title'.)
one can customise reunion as well
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