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From: Stafford Keer <>
Subject: Re: [Phly-Rts] Philadelphia Genealogy Group on Facebook
Date: Sat, 4 Feb 2012 14:01:24 -0500
I am an old researcher and gave up on Roots Web a long time ago.
Hardly ever found any of my relatives on any of the sites.
Searching on Roots Web is slow and frustrating to me.
I prefer FamilySearch, Ancestry.com, Genealogy Bank and Fold3.
On Feb 4, 2012, at 1:55 PM, wrote:
> Absolutely. Many newer researchers use Facebook but may not familiar with
> our lists and boards. One member on Facebook commented how nice it is to be
> able put a face to the names she's communicated with on the list for years.
> In a message dated 2/4/2012 1:45:02 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
> Maybe the Facebook page could be a way to encourage people to join it's
> sister Rootsweb list?
> The one strong asset of the Rootsweb lists are the searchable archives,
> but Facebook does have the advantage of allowing for the posting of photos.
> Bette Collins
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