Ten-Minute Methodology

Ten-Minute Methodology: Beyond the Index—or Not

By Judy Kellar Fox, CG® Our goal, supported by genealogy standards, is to use whenever possible original records and primary i [...]

2018-05-15T09:51:44-04:00December 11th, 2015|Methodology, Ten-Minute Methodology|Comments Off on Ten-Minute Methodology: Beyond the Index—or Not

Ten-Minute Methodology: When Index is a “Dirty Word”

By Judy Kellar Fox, CG® Genealogical work supported by indexes alone can be unreliable. What? What’s wrong with the Social Sec [...]

2018-05-15T09:51:44-04:00November 10th, 2015|Methodology, Ten-Minute Methodology|Comments Off on Ten-Minute Methodology: When Index is a “Dirty Word”

Ten-Minute Methodology: What Is “Reasonably Exhaustive” Research?

By Judy Kellar Fox, CG® Let’s look at the searching part of research. As in the last post on research, we’ll see that it’s mor [...]

2018-05-15T09:51:45-04:00September 3rd, 2015|Methodology, Ten-Minute Methodology|Comments Off on Ten-Minute Methodology: What Is “Reasonably Exhaustive” Research?

Ten-Minute Methodology: Are You Searching or Researching?

By Judy Kellar Fox, CG® Are you up to date? From the old Standards Manual to the new Genealogy Standards the first component o [...]

2018-05-15T09:51:46-04:00July 8th, 2015|Methodology, Ten-Minute Methodology|Comments Off on Ten-Minute Methodology: Are You Searching or Researching?

Ten-Minute Methodology: Identity Proof in a List

By Judy Kellar Fox, CG® We’ve seen in earlier posts what genealogical proofs look like in a narrative and a footnote. A list, [...]

2018-05-15T09:51:48-04:00April 17th, 2015|Methodology, Ten-Minute Methodology|Comments Off on Ten-Minute Methodology: Identity Proof in a List

Ten-Minute Methodology: Proof in a Narrative

By Judy Kellar Fox, CG® Proofs don’t have to be complicated, and they don’t have to resolve conflicting evidence. They don’t h [...]

2018-05-15T09:51:48-04:00February 24th, 2015|Methodology, Ten-Minute Methodology|Comments Off on Ten-Minute Methodology: Proof in a Narrative

Ten-Minute Methodology: Proof Summaries and Arguments 1

By Judy Kellar Fox, CG® This post is part of an occasional series intended to educate and challenge BCG associates, aspirants, [...]

2018-05-15T09:52:14-04:00January 13th, 2015|Methodology, Ten-Minute Methodology|Comments Off on Ten-Minute Methodology: Proof Summaries and Arguments 1

Ten-Minute Methodology: Proof Statements 2, Examples

By Judy Kellar Fox, CG® This post is part of an occasional series intended to educate and challenge BCG associates, aspirants, [...]

2018-05-15T09:52:14-04:00December 8th, 2014|Methodology, Ten-Minute Methodology|Comments Off on Ten-Minute Methodology: Proof Statements 2, Examples