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Have you heard of auto-clustering for your autosomal DNA results? It's something you should try but is it going to help you or be another tool that drives you crazy? Turns out, it might depend who your ancestors were. If you've read many posts on this blog, you know my ancestors are all southern. They aren't just southern, they're all from North Georgia. This is a nightmare when it comes to using DNA (although those of you with some of the most extreme endogamous populations, you have my sympathy, I know it could  be worse). Auto-clustering, Genetic Networks, and Kissing Cousins ...
Have you realized what the biggest challenge for Occasional Genealogists is? It's not a lack of research results. It's remembering what research you've done. The solution to this problem is great organization. That's not a very helpful answer, though. Great genealogical organization involves several aspects. These aspects include: great note taking,  a great filing/retrieval system, and  great skills overall---like report/memo writing and analysis. Genealogy Organization, Simplified Occasional Genealogists need to write everything down, AND they need to be able to find it again. Every genealogist can benefit from this, but if you get to research pretty often, you can rely on your memory (you shouldn't, but you can). If you're familiar with Evernote, you probably know where I'm going with this. Occasional Genealogists can't remember everything---Evernote's tagline is "Remember Everything." [note: that was the taglin...

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