1. Claudia
    Claudia August 27, 2013 at 7:30 am .

    I have heard about the Google alerts but have never used them. How do you go about setting the alert?

  2. Rorey Cathcart
    Rorey Cathcart August 27, 2013 at 8:01 am .

    I’m at that point in my trees at Ancestry where every person has a shaky leaf. Although I do check the hints when I’m working on someone in particular they are no longer a queue for me to check out someone I’ve not touched in awhile.

    I’ve just started setting up Google Alerts for a couple of brickwall, active-research ancestors. So far though I’ve been inundated with false/contemporary hits so I need to work on fine tuning those alters.

    Ebay…Godsend! I use the alerts so I don’t miss coin auctions for one of my ancestor’s Civil War Tokens. Trying to scoop up the good ones as fast as I can afford them!

  3. Louise Hanson
    Louise Hanson September 22, 2013 at 2:42 pm .

    You might try Googleing ‘how to set a Google Alert.’

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