Never Have My Ancestors Ever….. Part 1

Never Have I ever, is a popular party game where people make a statement about something that they have never done in their lives. If someone else in the group has done that activity, they must perform an activity. Let’s put a twist on this game and name some common daily activities that our ancestors …

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Church Records – An Invaluable but Often Unknown Resource

Despite your current religious affiliation or belief, you may have come across the need to research church records to find information regarding your ancestors. One of these resources may be through the Catholic Church system. I recently attended an event that explained Sacramental Church Records, how they are useful in genealogy research and how to …

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Genealogical Proof Standard 101

By definition, the Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS) is a guideline for establishing or proving the reliability of a genealogical conclusion with reasonable certainty. The accuracy of research and records is important within the genealogical community for clearly communicating the quality of research performed by a person such as a professional genealogist or family historian.

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Presentation of the Family Historian

It’s great to hear stories about Family Historians. We read about their successes and what they’ve learned in their journeys as family historians. Here’s the story of Miles Meyer, Family Historian, of Vero Beach, Florida.

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