Ruth's Genealogy

“And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.”

It suddenly occurred to me this morning that I should be using the “labels” feature of Blogger. It really makes sense for surnames (duh!). I can find all my posts about Carrico, for example, pretty easily if needed, rather than have to hunt through the entire blog. So I started scrambling around, trying to figure …

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I have been reading in several blogs lately about a new genealogy program that is totally different from anything else available right now. It is called Family.Show and version 2.0 just came out about a week ago. It is Open Source software, and what’s important about that is…the program is free! It is being developed …

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I just mailed the request for Crist Carrico’s death certificate! I sorta forgot, I guess. Too much excitement! Anyway, that’s in the mail and on the way, so in about 4 weeks (if I filled out the money order correctly!) or less, maybe I’ll know a bit more about him. That’s if the state of …

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After I found my great-great grandfather Crist H Carrico in the Online New Mexico Death Index, I then sent an email through the organization Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness (RAOGK) to a researcher in Lea County, New Mexico. This very nice gentleman, David, immediately wrote me back with the name of the cemetery where my …

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