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Basic Points Of Interest Search: This FAQ explains how to use the Points Of Interest search, which supports an advanced set of search functionality that allows you to explore and discover the neighborhoods and regions your family lived. Uncover points of interest, better understand where your family came from and support your genealogy research. Click here for instructions. More Extensive Points Of Interest Search… (MMC Migration Map by Generation only): This option takes you directly to a location on the map with a more extensive set of near by locations and points of interest for you to explore. Family Event Drill Down: The Map My Cousins “Family Member Event” icon gives you the ability to drill down into that location and use the map to explore the area that family member lived. This page explains how to use this functionality. Map My Cousins - Migration Maps basic navigation : How to access the Migration Maps and the primary user controls. Map My Cousins: Import Your Family Tree This section explains how to import your family tree from other applications. Note, regardless of which family tree application you use - its important to record event addresses and dates as described in the next section. From FamilySearch.org: Users can download their family tree directly from FamilySearch.org by selecting the FamilySearch Login button that appears in Map My Cousins. Visit this FamilySearch guide to learn how to use FamilySearch. Creating a GEDCOM File FAQ: How do I export a GEDCOM file from my favorite Family Tree Software, including Ancestry.com and MyHeritage.com? Click here for instructions. Map My Cousins: Address & Date Formatting Address Formatting FAQ: Map My Cousins works off addresses for Birth, Marriage, Residence, Death and Burial. Having properly formatted addresses in your family tree is important. The following article provides best practices for address formatting: Address Formatting Best Practices Date Formatting FAQ: Properly formatted dates are important, especially for the Migration Maps. Best practice would be to follow this date format: Jan 12, 1952, but the software will work with different formats. The most important is to have the year be a 4 digit year at the end of the string.

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Map My Cousins: Search & Navigation

Basic Points Of Interest Search: This FAQ explains how to use the Points Of Interest search, which supports an advanced set of search functionality that allows you to explore and discover the neighborhoods and regions your family lived. Uncover points of interest, better understand where your family came from and support your genealogy research. Click here for instructions. More Extensive Points Of Interest Search… (MMC Migration Map by Generation only): This option takes you directly to a location on the map with a more extensive set of near by locations and points of interest for you to explore Family Event Drill Down: The Map My Cousins “Family Member Event” icon gives you the ability to drill down into that location and use the map to explore the area that family member lived. This page explains how to use this functionality. Map My Cousins - Migration Maps basic navigation: This FAQ explains how to access the Map My Cousins Migration Maps and what the primary user controls are. Map My Cousins: Import Your Family Tree This section explains how to import your family tree from other applications. Note, regardless of which family tree application you use - its important to record event addresses and dates as described in the next section. From FamilySearch.org: Users can download their family tree directly from FamilySearch.org by selecting the FamilySearch Login button that appears in Map My Cousins. Visit this FamilySearch guide to learn how to use FamilySearch. Creating a GEDCOM File FAQ: How do I export a GEDCOM file from my favorite Family Tree Software, including Ancestry.com and MyHeritage.com? Click here for instructions. Map My Cousins: Address & Date Formatting Address Formatting FAQ: Map My Cousins works off addresses for Birth, Marriage, Residence, Death and Burial. Having properly formatted addresses in your family tree is important. The following article provides best practices for address formatting: Address Formatting Best Practices Date Formatting FAQ: Properly formatted dates are important, especially for the Migration Maps. Best practice would be to follow this date format: Jan 12, 1952, but the software will work with different formats. The most important is to have the year be a 4 digit year at the end of the string.

DNA Testing

Genetic Testing: How DNA Analysis is used in Medicine, Genealogy & Forensics Twins get some ‘mystifying’ results when they put 5 DNA ancestry kits to the test What happens when you take a genealogy test (video)

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Surveys and Polls

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