Join the WikiTree Source-a-Thon!


Genealogy community donates $3,000+ in prizes to support sourced genealogy September 7, 2016: WikiTree will be kicking off Family History Month with a three-day sourcing marathon, October 1-3, 2016. Individuals and organizations from around the genealogy community are coming together to support this event by donating door prizes for participants. Over $3,000 in genealogy prizes have already been pledged. Citing sources is required on WikiTree’s collaborative, free family tree, but inexperienced genealogists don’t always record them. As Mags Gaulden, a … Continue reading

Evidentia is Coming to the NYSFHC!

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If you will be attending the New York State Family History Conference in Syracuse, New York, September 15-17, please stop by and see us in Booth 21! Elizabeth O’Neal, Evidentia’s Director of Marketing and Social Media, will be working at the booth, so please come by and say hello! Be sure to check your conference attendee bag for our flyer containing a link to a special coupon code good for a 15% discount on anything in the Evidentia store. We … Continue reading

Does Your Genealogical Society Need a Webinar?

Evidentia is giving webinars!

Is your genealogical society looking for webinar presenters? If so, we can help! Ed Thompson, creator of Evidentia Software, will be happy to provide an informational webinar – including a demonstration of the software – for your members. We are currently booking for 2017, so if you are interested, please contact us! ūüôā … Continue reading

Your Evidentia Purchase Helps Preserve the Pensions


Starting today through¬†September 14, 2016,¬†10% of ALL sales¬†from the Evidentia Store will be donated to the War of 1812 Pension Digitization Project. The National Archives reports that these War of 1812 pension files are among the heaviest requested materials. With that level of use, these valuable records, available in no other format, are in danger of grave deterioration. As these valuable historical documents are digitized, they will be made available to the public at no cost, and the original pension … Continue reading

Help Preserve the Pensions with Evidentia

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The Federation of Genealogical Societies will be holding its 2016 National Conference in Springfield, Illinois, from August 31 to September 3. Evidentia Software will not be hosting a booth in the exhibit hall this time, BUT we will be holding a special promotion. Between August 31 and September 14, 2016,¬†10% of ALL sales¬†from the Evidentia Store will be donated to the War of 1812 Pension Digitization Project! As you may know, pension records from the War of 1812 are among … Continue reading

Tweet Your Jamboree Selfie Contest Winner

Congratulations to Brandt Gibson, who has been selected as the winner of the Tweet Your Jamboree Selfie¬†contest! Brandt is a genealogist in the Washington State area. You can follow him on¬†Twitter, or at his blog,¬†Brandt’s Rants. MANY thanks to everyone who participated in this contest! We enjoyed your photos, and hope you had a wonderful time at the Jamboree. ūüėÄ Jamboree Attendees: don’t forget to use your special coupon code before it expires on June 20th! … Continue reading

Special Welcome to Elizabeth Swanay-O’Neal


Growth is a good thing, and Evidentia Software has¬†brought on a new¬†Director of Marketing and Social Media to help springboard the company to the next level. Elizabeth Swanay-O’Neal is known to many of you in the genealogy community. ¬†She is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the National Genealogical Society, the Southern California Genealogical Society, and several local genealogical societies. She serves on the board of both the Second Life and Southern California Chapters of APG, the California … Continue reading

Remodeling work in Progress

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I am currently in the process of adding “Memberships” to the Evidentia website. It is not the goal to make things harder, and all levels can see all content. You do NOT¬†have to be logged in to read content on the website, just to make purchases or view account history. The reasons? So users can see their own purchase history and re-download software¬†as needed So users¬†can access lost license keys without waiting for a support person To simplify the process … Continue reading

The Evidentia Companion


Would you like help organizing your information so you can use it as evidence? Would you like help finding answers to your research questions? The Evidentia Companion is the perfect complement to Evidentia, the desktop application being used by genealogist worldwide to organize and analyze the information they have recorded. The Evidentia Companion focuses on the features you need to know to be productive with Evidentia as quickly as possible. Part One defines four basic tasks that will help you … Continue reading