The Villages Genealogical Society


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Gene Clark
Hello, my name is Gene Clark and I'm the coordinator of the FamilyTree Maker/Technology Special Interest Group. We meet the fourth Monday of the month from 10:00 a.m. until 11:50 a.m. No meetings May through August & December. If you have a question about this SIG, send me an email with your question, and I will respond as quickly as I can.

Mission Statement:
The  Combined FTM and Technology SIG will Continue to provide simplified methods and share ideas on current software and computer technologies that enhance and simplify ease of use in our ongoing genealogy research. To investigate genealogy program methods that reduces errors in data duplication and dates. Organizational skills that allow your software and computer to organize and  Audit your database to provide high quality results and provide a clear path to download, move, copy your research data. Provide insight into the compatibles of the latest software technology for your pictures and documents. Look to the future of genealogy changes and how they impact our abilities to pass on our work.
Anyone interested in genealogy and using technology to help in your research is welcome to attend. Be prepared to come with your questions to help drive the meetings to areas where you need help. You must be a member of The Villages Genealogical Society to participate in our meetings.
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Helpful Technology Information
Links Guide for this SIG  NGS Guidelines for Computer Technology
OldNews USA QromaTag
Double Match Triangulator Kindex
Emberal Family Book Creator
WolframAlpha Manage Digital Assets
Helpful Information for Family Tree Maker
Links Guide for FTM Free Newspaper Links
Family Book Creator 2019 Guide Charting Companion 7 Guide
Meeting & Software Education Comparison Chart
Best Practices for Syncing to Software MacKiev Website
Family Tree Maker Tutorials Live Chat Service
How to Compact and Back Up a Linked Tree FTM 2019 New Feature Help Files
What's Not Synced with Family Sync? Data Entry Standards
FTM 2019 Replacement Creating  a Tree Vault Account
Creating a Tree Vault Antenna Tree Moving Your Tree Between Two Computers
Using the Emergency Tree Restore Service Creating a Next of Kin Certificate
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