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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The Ancestor Hunt

There are a lot of great resources on the internet to research history, family history and other topics of general interest involving people. Recently, I discovered the website “The Ancestor Hunt” as a free resource for finding online newspapers from all over the United States and Canada. Website owner Kenneth R. Marks has collected a …

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