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 OneGreatFamily Update - October 8, 2004

In This Issue:

What's New? Family History Month
  What is National Family History Month?
Family History Month Special
  Save up to 33% on your subscription to OneGreatFamily
Technical Support: How to View and Export a descendancy
  How do I view an ancestor's descendancy?
Success: Genealogy will never be the same!
One Great Genealogy Site Award
  GenealogyFinds.com
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Site Activity Summary

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  • 33,167 new family merges!
  • 6,153 new family hints!
  • 75 average individual merges per group
  • 29 average individual hints per group
  • 24 average family merges per group
  • 2 average family hints per group

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  •  What's New?: Welcome to Family History Month

    What is National Family History Month?

    For the past three years, the United States Senate officially recognized October as National Family History Month, a time "to encourage family history research, education, and the sharing of knowledge."

    President George W. Bush, in signing a Proclamation in support of Family History Month in 2003, said, "Lessons in family lineage are often lessons in courage, endurance, and love. While tracing our roots can be challenging, the rewards can be great - affirming our pride in our history and keeping us mindful of the sacrifices of our forbears."

    We at OneGreatFamily also wish to echo those sentiments by encouraging everyone to spend time this month in pursuing the discovery of their personal roots as a gift to future generations.

    Join OneGreatFamily in celebrating Family History Month by taking advantage of huge savings when you subscribe to this remarkable service.

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     Family History Month Special

    Save up to 33% on your subscription to OneGreatFamily

    In honor of Family History Month, we're doing something that we don't normally do. We're lowering our subscription prices.

    Offer ends October 15th!

    Sign-up for an annual membership and get 20% OFF the (already low) regular price! . . . OR, if you'd rather dip your toe before jumping into a year's membership, you can try the first month for only $9.95!

    This is a RARE event for OneGreatFamily so, if you're a "guest" subscriber, and have just been waiting for a better deal before you make the switch to full membership, there is NO BETTER TIME THAN NOW!

    Subscribe to OneGreatFamily in October and save 20% on an annual subscription
    Visit OneGreatFamily to get involved with Family History Month

     Technical Support: How to View a descendancy

    How do I view or export an ancestor's descendancy?

    The ability to view the descendants of an ancestor is a powerful and valuable feature of OneGreatFamily. A descendancy view can help researchers identify collateral lines to research or can lead to the discovery of living relatives who have descended from a common ancestor.

    Viewing the descendants of any ancestor is easy using the Genealogy Browser:
    1. Launch Genealogy Browser and find the desired ancestor in the pedigree (Starfield View)
    2. Select the desired ancestor within the pedigree (Starfield View) by clicking on the box with the individual's name
    3. Click on the descendancy icon in the toolbar OR select View descendancy from the View menu within Genealogy Browser
    4. The descendants of the selected ancestor will now appear to the left of the pedigree (Starfield View). Navigating in the Starfield View will often be slower when viewing descendants because of the number of descendants.

    We hope you will find OneGreatFamily a useful tool to trace the descendants of your ancestors.

    Send your technical support question to our team
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     Success: Genealogy will never be the same!
    Good Morning,

    First off I must let you know what I think of your site. I and my family think it is inspired, and it has done so much for our research!!! Genealogy will NEVER be the same. Fifty years ago my father struggled greatly for years to compile six to nine generations . . . all his hard work is the basis for the 171 generations we now show in our pedigree at OneGreatFamily.

    Best Wishes
    James G. Hastings

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     One Great Genealogy Site Award

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    GenealogyFinds.com is FREE genealogy database of scanned and transcribed documents containing ancestor's names for your genealogy research. While these are not official genealogy records or genealogy records that prove relationship, they are documents that provide insight into the everyday lives of your ancestors to enhance your genealogy research.

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