Adelle Frank Drupal, genealogy, accessibility, and religion archives geek in Atlanta, Georgia

genealogy

Profile of John Frank (b. 1840) from historical Adams county (Indiana) book in 1887

header of john's profile Profile of John Frank (b. 1840) from historical Adams county (Indiana) book in 1887.

Obituary of Sarah "Sadie" (Sleeseman) Long from the Columbia City (Indiana) Post in 1945

header of obituary from newspaper An obituary for Sarah Ellen "Sadie" (Sleeseman) Long of Churubusco, Indiana from 1945.

Obituary of Abraham Long from the Columbia City (Indiana) Post in 1936

header of obituary from newspaper An obituary for Abraham Long of Churubusco, Indiana from 1936.

Obituary of Peter Frank, Senior from the Indianapolis (Indiana) Daily Sentinel in 1872

header of obituary from newspaper An obituary for Peter Frank, Sr. of Adams county, Indiana from 1872.

Obituary of Jacob Sleeseman from the Fort Wayne (Indiana) Journal-Gazette in 1911

header of obituary from newspaper An obituary for Jacob Sleeseman, husband of Elsie Hettinger, of Churubusco, Indiana from 1911.

Obituary of "General" James Hedges from Ashland (Ohio) Union in 1854

header of obituary from newspaper An obituary for "General" James Hedges of Mansfield, Ohio from 1854.

Obituary of Josiah Hedges from the Tiffin (Ohio) Tribune in 1858

header of obituary from newspaper An obituary for Josiah Hedges, brother of "General" James Hedges and also the founder of the city of Tiffin, Ohio in the United States.

How to extract, edit, and then re-compress XML from a gramps family tree export file

family tree export icon from gramps A quick tip for data geeks on how to access the text-editable XML version of a gramps export file and then to re-format it to import back into the gramps genealogy software. This assumes you can do a tiny bit of command line typing.

Genetics in family history (Roots Tech 2014)

black and white photo of Barbara McClintock, famous geneticist, using her microscope (from Smithsonian)My (mostly readable and occasionally incomplete) notes from the "Introduction to DNA for genealogists" RootsTech 2014 live video lecture. I've also included some helpful internet resources I found at the end of this post.