Genealogical Standards of Evidence: A Guide for Family Historians
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Genealogical Standards of Evidence: A Guide for Family Historians

by Brenda Dougall Merriman
     
 

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Author Brenda Dougall Merriman takes readers through the genealogical process of research and identification, while examining how the genealogical community has developed standards of evidence and documentation, what those standards are, and how they can be applied.

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Author Brenda Dougall Merriman takes readers through the genealogical process of research and identification, while examining how the genealogical community has developed standards of evidence and documentation, what those standards are, and how they can be applied.

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This book is an excellent practical reference guide to current genealogical standards and how to apply them to ones own research. It is highly recommended for a researchers personal collection.

The author’s grasp of genealogical research principles and extensive experience with Canadians records are evident throughout.

Merriman’s delightful book explains and illustrates standards and evidential concepts and acts like a pocket-sized reference source for further study.

The Times-Colonist
...should be considered a must-read by anyone doing family history research in Canada. This easy-to-read book makes it simple to understand the different record sources, and the limitations and possibilities of each one. Merriman's book makes it clear that it does not have to be difficult to get your facts right.

The Ottawa Citizen
This work is essential in the Internet age.

National Genealogical Society Quarterly - Elissa Scalise Powell
How often do genealogists encounter a methodology book they can't put down? Merriman's is such a book."
"Merriman's delightful book explains and illustrates standards and evidential concepts and acts like a pocket-sized reference source for further study.

International Society of Family History Writers and Editors - Jay Fonkert
This slim book tackles a bold and worthy goal.

The Lindsay Post - Linda Kent
Genealogical Standards of Evidence: A Guide for Family Historians by Brenda Dougall Merriman is a must for the serious genealogist.

FGS Forum
This book is an excellent practical reference guide to current genealogical standards and how to apply them to ones own research. It is highly recommended for a researchers personal collection.

International Society of Family History Writers and Editors
The author’s grasp of genealogical research principles and extensive experience with Canadians records are evident throughout.
National Genealogical Society Quarterly
Merriman’s delightful book explains and illustrates standards and evidential concepts and acts like a pocket-sized reference source for further study.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781770705944
Publisher:
ONTARIO GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
Publication date:
03/15/2010
Series:
Genealogist's Reference Shelf , #2
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
120
Sales rank:
667,597
File size:
3 MB

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