Mapping Software – Links

Mapping Software –  Genealogy

GenMapUK, for UK distribution mapping. Also UK surname atlas based on 1881 census: http://www.archersoftware.co.uk/genmap01.htm

AniMap – USA, The Gold Bug, County Boundary Historical Atlas for Windows: http://www.goldbug.com

Map My Family Tree, Progeny: http://progenygenealogy.com/products/family-maps.aspx

Ancestral Atlas: http://www.ancestralatlas.com

Using Mapping Software on-line with Google Maps: http://maps.google.ca and Google Earth: http://www.google.com/earth/index.html

DIY Historical Map Overlays in Google Earth by Kimberly Powell, About.com: http://genealogy.about.com/b/2012/02/14/diy-historical-map-overlays-in-google-earth.htm

Geolocate your Pictures of Headstones and Memorials on Google Maps, Jean Yves Baxter, GeneaNet: http://genealogyblog.geneanet.org/index.php/post/2012/04/GeneaNet%3A-Geolocate-your-Pictures-of-Headstones-and-Memorials-on-Google-Maps.html

Animaps, for use with Google Maps: http://www.animaps.com/#!home

FamilySearch: What’s New: Map Your Ancestors: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/whats-map-ancestors

Google Earth for Genealogy Video, free class, with Lisa Louise Cooke: https://lisalouisecooke.com/free-google-earth-for-genealogy-video-class-by-lisa-louise-cooke/

Tour Your Childhood Home with Google and Google EarthLisa Louse Cooke: https://lisalouisecooke.com/2017/08/28/use-google-tour-childhood-home/

Google and Maps for Genealogists: Tracking Where You’ve Been Using Google Maps and other apps on research trips, by Miryelle Resek: https://www.rootstech.org/blog/google-and-maps-for-genealogists-tracking-where-youve-been

Do you use other favourite map tools and apps? Do let us know in the comments.

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M. Diane Rogers is a Director and Editor and Co-webmistress of the British Columbia Genealogical Society, teaches genealogy and family history year round, and blogs at CanadaGenealogy, or, Jane's Your Aunt. She's been doing her own family research since the 1980s in Canada, the UK and the United States, Sweden and further afield. She has a lifelong interest in Canadian and women's history and is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Genealogical Speakers Guild and the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors

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