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September 18, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

The Foundations of Genealogy Research – The Four Elements, the Proof Standard and the Necessary Documents
Sydney Cruise Dixon

Genealogy research it is very easy to get caught up in the thrill of the hunt. Sometimes the joy of discovery can lead us down the path of ancestor gathering and reckless record keeping. It is critical that a family historian look at the big research picture and use proven genealogy methods and practices. If not, an overly zealous family historian may find themselves having to make many corrections later on, or even, having to rebuild an entire family tree. During this program we will discuss the four elements of genealogy, the Genealogy Proof Standard, and the documents necessary to make sure you are conducting solid family research the first time.

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Genealogy 101: Back to Basics

Saturday, September 18, 2021

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