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Numbering 4: Adoptions and Children of Multiple Partners

By Judy Kellar Fox, CG® The William Walker–Margaret Lauderdale family has challenged us across the past three posts with sever [...]

2018-05-15T09:51:42-04:00April 20th, 2016|Education|Comments Off on Numbering 4: Adoptions and Children of Multiple Partners

Numbering 3: Adoptions and Children of Multiple Marriages

By Judy Kellar Fox, CG® The Walker family showed us how to accommodate numbering children born to unknown fathers in the secon [...]

2018-05-15T09:51:43-04:00April 13th, 2016|Education|Comments Off on Numbering 3: Adoptions and Children of Multiple Marriages

Numbering Adoptees in a Genealogy

By Judy Kellar Fox, CG® Why are adoptees treated differently from biological children in numbering a genealogy? It’s a great q [...]

2018-05-15T09:51:43-04:00April 12th, 2016|Education|Comments Off on Numbering Adoptees in a Genealogy

Numbering a Genealogy 2: “Adoptive” Children

By Judy Kellar Fox, CG® The Walker family introduced us to the basic numbering system of a descending genealogy in the last po [...]

2018-05-15T09:51:43-04:00April 6th, 2016|Education|Comments Off on Numbering a Genealogy 2: “Adoptive” Children

Numbering a Genealogy 1: Immigration

By Judy Kellar Fox, CG® Meet the Walkers: William, Margaret, their children, and grandchildren. In several posts we will use t [...]

2018-05-15T09:51:43-04:00March 30th, 2016|Education|Comments Off on Numbering a Genealogy 1: Immigration

Diverse Communities: Researching Spiritualist Ancestors

Researching Spiritualist Ancestors By Sharon DeBartolo Carmack, MFA, CG® Think only genealogists talk to the dead? Not so. Some an [...]

2018-05-15T09:51:43-04:00February 11th, 2016|Education|Comments Off on Diverse Communities: Researching Spiritualist Ancestors

Respecting the Privacy of DNA Test Takers

By Judy Kellar Fox, CG® We, all of us who take a genetic test or sponsor or manage a test for someone else, have a responsibil [...]

2018-05-15T09:51:45-04:00October 8th, 2015|Education|Comments Off on Respecting the Privacy of DNA Test Takers

Employers and Public Favor Graduates Who Can Communicate

By Elissa Scalise Powell, CG®, CGL℠ I was reading an online report of a survey done among 1,000 American adults and 260 [...]

2018-05-15T09:52:18-04:00September 23rd, 2013|Education|Comments Off on Employers and Public Favor Graduates Who Can Communicate

Using Established Patterns (and Records Access) to Find Answers

Established Patterns The Editors' Corner points out that the December 2012 issue of the National Genealogical Society Quarterly ha [...]

2018-05-15T09:52:45-04:00February 22nd, 2013|Education|Comments Off on Using Established Patterns (and Records Access) to Find Answers