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Life Story Interviewing Initial consultation Printed booklet of life story questions Approximately 60 minutes of audio recording Audio files on a flash drive Interviewer notes Travel within 5 miles of the home base of our interviewers. Note that each interview takes us several hours of time.
Writing Your Life Story The cost to hire a writer for your project can vary quite a bit depending on whether interviews have already been done, how much research and travel is involved, and which writer your choose. As a ballpark, writing services generally start around $0.30 per word if interviewing has already been done. Shorter life story books for family purposes generally run $5,000-$10,000 range, while full books intended for publication generally star…
Gail shares a daily blog about genealogy news and resources in Canada and the US. Her blog includes the latest online records, cemeteries, webinars, presentations, genealogical societies' projects, and more.
She has a weekly blog post, crème de la crème, with her picks of genealogy treasures she's found online that week--a great way to follow hot topics in genealogy.
She also has created Facebook for Canadian Genealogy, a list of almost 1,000 Facebook groups and pages for anyone interested in Canadian genealogy research. This includes special interest groups in each province and territory as well as genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums and more.
Randy also does a regular weekly review of his favorite genealogy articles, Best of the Genea-Blogs, which is a great way to follow what's currently being discussed in genealogy circles.
Check out Randy's genealogy links, presentation schedule, and follow him on Twitter or other social media platforms.
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"This system provides access to digital images, with print capability, of the plats and related documents of land subdivisions in the State of Michigan's plat files. The State of Michigan began maintaining a file of all plats in the state in 1873. A copy of all plats prepared after that date were filed with the State. Beginning in 1909 and completed in 1911, a copy of all plats on file with the 83 county Register of Deeds and recorded prior to 1873 were duplicated and the duplicate copies incorporated into the State's files. This system includes all plats in the State of Michigan beginning with the plats created under the 1821 territorial act for recording town plats."
"The related documents include court orders, municipal resolutions, municipal ordinances, surveyor's affidavits, and county road commission's resolut…
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These are primarily US sites. If you have a genealogy business, product, or service you'd like to see included in future posts, please reach out to me at [email protected] to be added to our listings!Keepsakes Family Tree ChartsGenealogy WallChartsTreeSeek (free downloads)*Family ChartmastersFamily Tree and MeOther Charts and Forms from listed at OnGenealogyFamily Tree ArtThe Mango DesignThe Tapestree EtsyFamily History BooksMyCanvas*(imports tree data from Ancestry or build tree on site)Tell Me Their Stories - personalized family history children's booksOther Books and Publishers from RootsTech, etcWrite a family story or stories to share*Digitize family photos and give them on an external hard drive*Gift any heirlooms you're ready to part with, but first, write a story about its meaningPhoto books created through Mixbook*, Chatbooks, Blurb*, etcPersonalized DNA books ordered through…
Perfection is the enemy of progressWinston Churchill A few things I purchased include:
FOLDERS - Folders with pockets and prongs will hold loose papers and hole-punched papers or plastic sleeves. I went with the cheapest option, US $0.15 each
Colored folders for direct-line ancestors in my family tree. I purchased a box of each color: blue, green, red, and yellow and will label each folder with one direct-line ancestor. With 40 folders per box, at US $0.15 per folder, one box of 40 folders was US $6.00.
I'm planning to use other colors for great uncles/aunts and other non-direct line …