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'Failure to source your genealogy causes it to be a great book of fiction'

Anonymous • Jan 9, 2013 at 11:10 AM

This week on the Genealogy of Northwest Ohio blog, Derek Davey writes about verifying information you learn about your family history while you're doing genealogical research.

"A concern of mine with genealogists is that they are not taking the necessary steps to verify the information they find on their family members. Have you checked all the sources that are available? This is a big reason for the creation of the Genealogical Proof Standard that every one is so interested in learning about. The GPS was set up to establish guidelines to properly verify ones genealogy. Failure to source your genealogy causes it to be a great book of fiction."

Keep reading HERE.

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