May I Introduce To You . . . David Decker

David Decker

I have the pleasure of introducing you to David Decker of the Family History Tracing blog, described as “Bridging the Connection, Tracing Family History through online databases, with tips, reviews and links to Software, databases, and other genealogy resources available.”

How David Got Started With Genealogy

David began his family history journey about ten years ago. As David shares in his post, “SNGF – Who Is To Blame for My Love of Genealogy,” it all started when he had an interest in knowing if there were any connections to Stonewall Jackson in his family.

David’s Family and His Blog

David’s family “loves” his blog. Several family members do follow David’s blog, but there are also family members who do not know how to use the computer. David talks and shares his finds with them regularly, and will then create posts on those parts of his family tree.

David created his genealogy blog so that he would have a place for his family to see updates he was finding on their family history. Later, David realized he wanted to try and help others in searching for their genealogy. David then started to add other types of information on his blog.

How David Follows the Rest of Us

David uses Google Reader to stay up to date on his blog reading. On a typical day, David follows about 10-20 blogs.

David’s Thoughts on Blogging

When David started blogging, his main concern was that his posts wouldn’t be interesting, helpful or important to others. David soon realized none of these concerns are the case, and that his posts are important and beneficial.

What David Loves About Blogging

David loves learning and finding out all about family members, what they did and how they lived. Uncovering history.

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Take a moment to stop by David’s blog, leave him a message letting him know you stopped by. Welcome David, it’s great to have you here!

© 2011, copyright Gini Webb

Gini Webb lives in San Diego, California and manages her own blog, Ginisology, while also researching her own German heritage, recently retired, enjoying life with wonderful husband Steve and visiting with her now seven grandchildren!

Are you a genealogy blogger who would like to be interviewed for the “May I Introduce To You . . .” series? If so, contact Gini Webb via e-mail.

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