BCG FREE WEBINAR, “My 20-Year Mystery–Finding family origins with Y-DNA” by Shellee Morehead, PhD, CG®

BCG offers free webinar on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, 8:00 p.m. EDT Beginner genealogists often research their surname origins fir [...]

2021-10-05T15:50:20-04:00October 6th, 2021|Announcements, Education, Methodology, Webinars|Comments Off on BCG FREE WEBINAR, “My 20-Year Mystery–Finding family origins with Y-DNA” by Shellee Morehead, PhD, CG®

BCG FREE WEBINAR, “Standards for Genealogical Documentation” by Thomas W. Jones, PhD, CG®

BCG offers free webinar on Tuesday, August 17, 2021, 8:00 p.m. EDT Genealogy Standards spells out eight documentation standards, w [...]

2021-08-03T09:45:31-04:00August 3rd, 2021|Announcements, Education, Methodology, Webinars|Comments Off on BCG FREE WEBINAR, “Standards for Genealogical Documentation” by Thomas W. Jones, PhD, CG®

Methodology and Skillbuilding Sessions Announced – 2020 FGS Virtual Family History Conference

2020 FGS Virtual Family History Conference – “Blazing Trails in the Heart of America” The Federation of Genealogical Societies has [...]

2020-07-21T12:20:32-04:00July 21st, 2020|Associate News, Methodology, Webinars|Comments Off on Methodology and Skillbuilding Sessions Announced – 2020 FGS Virtual Family History Conference

Jay Fonkert, CG® – “Turning Raw Information into Evidence: Tips for Drawing and Explaining Conclusions”

Turning Raw Information into Evidence: Tips for Drawing and Explaining Conclusions Presented by J.H. Jay Fonkert, CG® Reviewed [...]

2019-09-20T10:09:13-04:00September 14th, 2019|Education, Methodology|Comments Off on Jay Fonkert, CG® – “Turning Raw Information into Evidence: Tips for Drawing and Explaining Conclusions”

Thomas W. Jones, CG®, CG®, PhD – “The Advance of Research Habits over Recent Decades—And the Downside”

“The Advance of Research Habits over Recent Decades—And the Downside” Presented by Thomas W. Jones, CG®, CG®, PhD, FASG, F [...]

2019-09-06T14:46:16-04:00September 7th, 2019|Methodology|Comments Off on Thomas W. Jones, CG®, CG®, PhD – “The Advance of Research Habits over Recent Decades—And the Downside”

Can a Genetic Relationship Be Proved by DNA Alone?

By Karen Stanbary, CG® The answer is a resounding No! Sound genealogical conclusions rely on skillful analysis of sources, informa [...]

2018-09-30T17:41:10-04:00January 17th, 2018|Methodology|Comments Off on Can a Genetic Relationship Be Proved by DNA Alone?

Diverse Communities: Finding Irish Immigrant Origins

Finding Irish Immigrant Origins By Laura Murphy DeGrazia, CG®, FGBS[1] The United States is a nation of immigrants, and most p [...]

2018-05-15T09:51:14-04:00December 6th, 2016|Methodology|Comments Off on Diverse Communities: Finding Irish Immigrant Origins

Diverse Communities: Researching Jewish Ancestors

Diverse Communities: Jewish Genealogy By Rhoda Miller, EdD, CG® Jewish genealogy has become increasingly popular in recent yea [...]

2018-05-15T09:51:15-04:00June 8th, 2016|Methodology|Comments Off on Diverse Communities: Researching Jewish Ancestors

Ten-Minute Methodology: How to Ask Good Research Questions

SpringBoard is pleased to present a guest post by Harold Henderson, CG , a Trustee of the Board for Certification of Genealogists. [...]

2018-05-15T09:51:43-04:00January 28th, 2016|Methodology, Ten-Minute Methodology|Comments Off on Ten-Minute Methodology: How to Ask Good Research Questions

Ten-Minute Methodology: Documentation and the Research Report

Some genealogists have been confused about whether to include source citations in research report introductions and summaries. Spr [...]

2018-09-30T17:35:22-04:00January 21st, 2016|Methodology, Ten-Minute Methodology|Comments Off on Ten-Minute Methodology: Documentation and the Research Report

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