Saturday, May 30, 2015
Comments on Becoming an Excellent Genealogist -- Chapter Sixteen
This is an ongoing series of chapter by chapter comments on the book, Meyerink, Kory L., Tristan Tolman, and Linda K. Gulbrandsen. Becomi...
Friday, May 29, 2015
The Elements of Research -- Part Five: The Search Continues
To begin your genealogical research, it is vitally important to understand the difference between methodology and theory. Doing research is ...
Help! I am a victim of Pedigree Collapse
If you are related to your mother and your father, you too are a victim of pedigree collapse. Pedigree collapse is a basic principle of ance...
Thursday, May 28, 2015
The Elements of Research -- Part Four: Starting the Search
What do you already know about your family? This is not a question to be addressed casually if you are beginning your family history researc...
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
The Elements of Research -- Part Three: Looking at Sources
Before I go any further with this series on research, I need to discuss the concept of "sources." The entire idea of researching...
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
The Elements of Research -- Part Two
I begin this second installment in the series with a quote from Cerny, Johni, and Arlene H. Eakle. Ancestry's Guide to Research: Case S...
Monday, May 25, 2015
The Elements of Research -- Part One
Introduction For some time now, I have been thinking about the concept of genealogical researc...
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