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A song for Joseph Louis

Tombstone in Castle Dale Cemetery

Joseph Louis Boulden fought in the Civil War, serving in the First New Mexico Cavalry under Kit Carson. Though he’s been gone for 98 years now, we’re told that this sad song of the War was his favorite, Tenting Tonight on the Old Camp Ground.

We’ll have more of these favorite music selections for other […]

Ways to get your Family History published

So you’re slaving away on that book about your ancestors, and wondering: Is this ever going to see the light of day? Most family historians assume there’s no way to interest a publishing firm, and settle for a loose-leaf binder stuffed with pages from their printer.

And that may still be a good answer, but […]

Free Genealogy Software from RootsMagic

RootsMagic, the respected maker of family history software, is offering a simplified version, Essentials, for free download. I’m testing it on our Boulden History files, and will report on it here in the near future.

Here’s what they say about it:

Easy to Learn and Use – Main Screen RootsMagic Essentials’ friendly screens and menus […]

Writing a Narrative History

When you sit down at the ol’ computer to write about your Boulden History, what is the best way to prepare?

After you do the research – and everyone knows that comes first – you still need to get your stories down on paper. Nobody says it has to be the Great American Novel. Nobody […]