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Claws or Clues – Scratching for the Elusive Ancestor!

Virtual Event

August 7, 2021 @ 10:00 am 12:30 pm EDT

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Presentation Abstract: If you are at the point in your research that you are encountering “dead ends”, you may need to stop, regroup, check where you have been and where you need to go. This lecture is designed to start the thought processes with a systematic research approach. We will discuss evidence criteria, timelines, and spreading your research net outwards.

  • Creating a Research Plan
  • Performing a systematic, methodical & persistent search for the time/locality
  • Criteria for Judging Reliability of Evidence 
  • Timelines
  • Spread wide your “net” – Investigate everyone on your group sheets
  • Look Further Afield – More

Audience Level: This lecture is appropriate for Intermediate and advanced level researchers.

Our Speaker

C. Ann Staley

C. Ann Staley, CG®, CGL(SM), is an educator, consultant, and lecturer. She is the Education Chairman for the Jacksonville Genealogical Society, Inc.; on the faculty of The National Institute for Genealogical Studies; and a volunteer of the Florida State Genealogical Society. Ann is the compiler of the Jacksonville Genealogical Society, Inc. Quarterly Full Name Index, Volumes 1 through 4, 1973 through 1976, the …

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