Thursday, 7 November 2013

Elizabeth Shown Mills: Advice on How to Research Family History

According to your votes in the recent Rockstar Genealogist poll Elizabeth Shown Mills is a genealogy Superstar, garnering many more votes than any other genealogist.
The New York Times has just posted part 1 of a Q/A by Elizabeth "Advice on How to Research Family History".  This is essential reading. The topics addressed are:
  • Starting Our Genealogical Journey
  • Genetic Genealogy
    Autosomal testing: Adoptions and more
    Coping With a Mass of Genetic Matches
  • Online ‘Trees’
    Identity
    Kinship
  • Preserving Our Information at Online Subscription Sites
In the second part to be published next week the topics to be addressed are: “memory holes” created by the Holocaust, record-keeping systems and other issues related to genealogy.

1 comment:

  1. Anne Sterling says, You are right! this is an excellent article. Please let us know when the next one appears.

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