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Anscavating is a multi-channel genealogy blog that focuses on helping individuals to do better ancestor research. Building a family tree with a solid foundation in genealogy standards, without wasting time or resources. Allowing you to focus your energy on the right sources and methods to help you acquire accurate information.
My first impression of the Genealogical Proof Standard: When I first heard of the Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS), my understanding was that it was only about citing sources. It wasn’t until later that I began to learn that it is actually a formula for finding...read more
Those who are skillful in evaluating the evidence when building a case allow others an understanding of their research process. Including your evidence analysis is crucial when building a case that uses several pieces of indirect evidence. Creating a path for others...read more
The Genealogy Proof Standard provides a method to evaluate the evidence that is relevant to the question you seek. (Learn more) This will reduce the chance that any undiscovered information may surface at a later time and help you see any areas you may need more...read more