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Summer is always a busy time, and genealogy research often takes a back seat to other interests.  But I have resolved issues with how to get event images out of Legacy Family Tree and into TNG by establishing and migrating to Collections. I have also settled on a more consistent approach on source citations which suffered the biggest impact from switching from Reunion back to Legacy as my desktop genealogy application. There is still much work to do to update source citations - with the focus first being on direct ancestors and their immediate families.

Also, I have standardized initial images for Event Thumbnails rather than reduced versions of the original image. For the most part, only photos and cemetery headstones will have a thumbnail that is a reduced version of the original event images.  This should make it easier for users to detect the events at a glance.  Next week I plan to attend the annual Bersett family reunion.

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Researching German Ancestors

Earlier today, in updating some components on this website, I noticed that there had been a couple of Comments to past blogs that I was unaware of. One was from someone who was asking about possible relationship between his and my Kuehn family. Apparently a recent upgrade of the Blogging application I am using may have caused a setting or two to be changed.

In responding to the person that posted the comment, I provided some of the methods I've used to research my German ancestors. So I thought I would share them here.

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I have completed the first phase of migrating my genealogy database to be based on GEDCOM exports from Legacy 8 Desktop Genealogy Program, instead of Reunion Desktop Genealogy Program. This first phase was to merge all of the current early 2014 Reunion data with what had been in Legacy 7 database, and upgrade to Legacy 8.

This merge has been completed and reconciled.  In addition, new media collections have been implemented to resolve the past problems with Legacy GEDCOM exports that resulted in Media Indexing problems. At this point, all previous images have been relinked using the new structure, and all that remains is to come up with icon images for these new collections.  

The past Reunion TNG database has been discontinued. Persons trying to go to the old Link will wind up at this blog post. My current Genealogy Database can always be found by going to newtng.kuehnfamily.org.

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This site was created to share with relatives, extended family, and friends, the results of my research into my Ancestors, and their descendants. Major surnames include: Kuehn, Rist, Mueth, Zinck, Jung, Bersett, Roettgen, and Schaeffer. Most on my U.S.A. ancestors lived in the area near St. Clair County, Illinois.

Rist Photo AlbumsMy interest in genealogy started as an early teenage, from listening to stories told by my grandmother Clara (Rist) Kuehn as she looked through old family photo albums. The photo at left is one of these albums that she handed down to me for safe keeping. She was the only grandparent I knew. This website is dedicated in her memory. 

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