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Beginning to Enter Data

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Re: Beginning to Enter Data

Posted: 5 Mar 2012 7:55AM GMT
Classification: Query
It really doesn't matter (technically), but it probably will be easier to start with yourself and enter your parents and your siblings and then enter your paternal grandparents and your maternal grandparents and their families and work backward by generations. There is no reason to separate your paternal and maternal lines by creating separate trees -- the software will enable you to do this when you want to share information on one particular line but not the other or to look at (or print out) your trees and family groups in various ways. These options are in the "reports."
If you have children, then you might want to start with them and enter your line and your husband's. Again, the software will do the "sorting" and "reports" for you. That's the great thing about genealogy software.
Good luck.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
VOYAGER 3 Mar 2012 12:33AM GMT 
dorette472 4 Mar 2012 10:44PM GMT 
VOYAGER 5 Mar 2012 7:09PM GMT 
Myra Gormley 5 Mar 2012 2:55PM GMT 
VOYAGER 5 Mar 2012 7:17PM GMT 
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