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S is for Story



I record a story event / fact for stories that I find in text and that are told to me from others.

Alvah Rutan has two story events related to his arrest and imprisonment at For Mifflin in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. They are marked with a red arrow in the image below.


The image below is the transcription of the story in the story event / fact.  I added my source citation just like I normally would.


If it is a story from a family member that added the same way.

Do you add stories to your database??

See you back here tomorrow.

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How I use Evernote for my genealogy.

I use Evernote to store everything including my genealogy research.
You want to use Evernote in a way that makes sense to you.  Tags, notebooks, no tags or no notebooks; do whatever works the best for you.
Notebooks (the blue box)
Notebooks are sorted alphabetically so if there are notebooks you want at the top of your list you can use ! or @ or ~ in front of your notebook title.  In my image, for example, I have my INBOX notebook with an ! in front to keep this notebook at the top of the list.  I use a ~ to keep my GENEALOGY notebook stacks together.  I have an ARCHIVE notebook and in front of that I put an x to keep it at the bottom of …