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We were going through some of my mom's stuff yesterday and came across a bit of family history that had been set down on paper. Thankful that at least some of this information was preserved, I volunteered to take this and organize what I could of a family tree. In looking through the papers and books below this first bit of lineage we quickly found that this was just the tip of the iceberg, as the entire pile was more and more (and more!) of this. I am not regretting having volunteered for this, but I am a bit overwhelmed by what must be 30 pounds of books and papers detailing this stuff (I'm also grateful this has all been preserved, but am also hopefully at least a little of it is redundant). Any recommendations anyone can make for the right software to use to organize this stuff, or any other family tree creation advice that anyone has would be more than welcome at this point.

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30. Re: Genealogy Software Sep 28, 2003, 20:55 Coolone
Another vote here for Personal Ancestry File, my mom uses it to sort out our geneology and it works wonderfully for her

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