Using Evidentia With FamilySearch: Importing Source Citations

In my last post, I talked about how to match subjects from your FamilySearch family tree to your subjects in Evidentia. Today I am going to tell you how to import a source citation from FamilySearch into Evidentia. To do this, open your Subject List in Evidentia and select a matched subject (matched subjects will have a FamilySearch… Read More »

Using Evidentia With FamilySearch: Matching Subjects

In 2014, Evidentia became a FamilySearch Certified Partner. What this means for Evidentia users is that you can easily share information between your FamilySearch family tree and your Evidentia software. To do this, you will need to match subjects in Evidentia with their counterparts in your FamilySearch family tree. (Please note that Evidentia does not import subjects from… Read More »

How to Change Your Evidentia Theme

Change is good. One of the first things I do with new software is to personalize the user interface. I like to make the workspace feel like it’s really mine before I feel comfortable using it, and that typically involves changing the color. I tend to go “girly,” with colors like pink or purple. 🙂 I know, I know. It… Read More »

Where to Find Help with Evidentia

While attending the Southern California Genealogical Society’s Jamboree earlier this month, I had the opportunity to chat with quite a few people about Evidentia Software. What most surprised me was the number of people who have Evidentia… but don’t use it. And why don’t they use it? The most common reason was, “I don’t have time to learn… Read More »

Adding Details to Nellie’s Story

In my last post, “How I Became an Evidentia User,” I shared the sad story of how I had a missed an important clue in a source, and wound up adding 8 years to my research. Grrrrr. Today I’m going to work backwards a bit, and share some some baseline information about Nellie. This will help us to know if… Read More »