Sunday, December 21, 2014
More or Less, Statistically Speaking -- A Look at Statistics for Genealogists
In our present world, statistics are ubiquitous. We can't even hear a weather report without a claim as to the percentage possibility of...
Saturday, December 20, 2014
Getting Started with Spanish Language or Hispanic Genealogy
Note: My blog can be instantly translated into any of 60 different languages by clicking on the Google translation link to the right. Mi bl...
Phishing with Phony Requests -- Beware of false email and social media requests
I have noticed a constant rise in false requests coming through email and social media. In this busy season of the year, it may be all too e...
Friday, December 19, 2014
The Cursive Writing Issue -- A Genealogical Conundrum
Page of text (folio 160v) from a Carolingian Gospel Book (British Library, MS Add. 11848), written...
Thursday, December 18, 2014
The Missing Links. -- The Last (or First) Link Back to Adam
Warning Note: In writing this blog post, I am not claiming that any historical or Biblical figure di...
Issues Left Over From This Past Year
Instead of my own resolutions for the past year, as the year 2014 comes to a close, it is time for a review of the yet unresolved issues of ...
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Genealogy and Information Literacy
Every time I go to the Brigham Young University Family History Library (many times a week) I see a sign for a University office entitled, &...
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