Special Offer for Legacy Family Tree Users!

Evidentia Software has just released a new booklet “Evidentia for Legacy Family Tree Users” Normally Evidentia Software will be offering this book for $3.99, but you can get it here for FREE! Drawn from the pages of “The Evidentia Companion”, this 40 page booklet provides users of Legacy Family Tree the guidance they need to integrate their Evidentia… Read More »

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Evidentia for Legacy Family Tree Users

Drawn from the pages of “The Evidentia Companion”, this 40 page booklet provides users of Legacy Family Tree the guidance they need to integrate their Evidentia research into their favorite family tree software. This booklet is only available as a digital download in PDF form.   Please note that this booklet duplicates some of the content in “The… Read More »

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Blind Spots in Genealogy Research

Many of our friends, maybe many of you, will be seeking out the total eclipse that will be passing over the US this month.  This got me thinking about shadows, which got me thinking about blind spots. Genealogy blind spots. What are genealogy blindspots?  They are those things that make us miss what is right in front of… Read More »

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Identifying the Thought Leaders in Genealogy Evidence Analysis

The consulting company I work for encourages us to be thought leaders in software development. The company encourages us to do more than keep our skills fresh. We are encouraged to find new ways to solve problems using the best tools possible. The goal is to be the “go to” people for software solutions. That got me thinking… Read More »

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Evidentia and GenSmarts – Match Made in…Cyberland?

Evidentia is a research tool. GenSmarts™ identifies gaps in your research. Does it make sense to use them together? Time to do an experiment. What is GenSmarts? According to the website gensmarts.com, “GenSmarts is a utility that uses artificial intelligence to analyze your existing genealogy file and produce research recommendations.” “It works with over a dozen popular genealogy… Read More »

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Time for some Training – Evidentia 3 for Beginners

This Saturday, June 10 at 9AM EDT Evidentia Software is providing a FREE 90 minute “Getting Started” class at Google Hangouts. This 90 minute class will focus on the basic skills required to get the most out of your Evidentia experience. The class will take you from your first source to a proof argument with several stops in… Read More »

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Cousin Tracker Hangout – March 29, 2017

I was invited to share about the new Evidentia Cousin Tracker on Dear Myrtle’s Wacky Wednesday last month. Had a great time talking about Evidentia and answering questions.

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Are We Cousins? Adventures with Evidentia’s New Cousin Tracker

Russ Worthington, known by many in the genealogy community as “Cousin Russ”, is a fan of the new Evidentia Cousin Tracker. He has already written half a dozen blog posts about the Evidentia Cousin Tracker, using it to track “We’re Related” notifications from the Ancestry phone app, and DNA match notifications. You can read his posts at The… Read More »

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Cousin Tracker – Part Two – The Main Screen

In the last tutorial, I demonstrated how you can create a “Possibility Tree” for the Cousin Tracker. In this tutorial, I want to show the features of the Cousin Tracker main screen that help you track you cousin related research. As before, I access the Cousin Tracker from the menu icon. Since I created a cousin log last… Read More »

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New! Evidentia v3.1 Cousin Research Tracker

We are excited to announce Evidentia v3.1 and the new Cousin Research Tracker. Why? Have you ever followed a “shaky leaf”? Did you find a family tree at the end? Did you speculating that you and the owner might share an ancestor? I have. Have you ever gotten a DNA match and wondered what Evidentia can do to… Read More »

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