Category Archives: The Research Process

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The 15 Genealogy Research Questions You Must Answer to Get Started with Your Amazing Family Tree (2019) [New]

Genealogy questions to ask when you are starting your family tree. This guide makes it super easy to do. Why not get started…
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The Genealogy Interview, Part 3

Our final post in the Interview series. How to wrap it up and preserve for future generations.
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The Interview Equipment – Part 2

So much work to prepare for an interview! From choosing your microphones for an interview to developing the outline and questions, follow these…
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The Interview – Part 1

In this first part of a series on the interview as part of the genealogical process, find out the beginning steps for good…
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The Analytical Process of a Genealogist

Genealogists analyze the sources of data used in the research process. At this juncture, you have a bunch of information. You have searched…
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Select Records to Search

This is the part of your research that take some time to learn. However, over time you will get better at it. After…
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What Do I Do With All of This Information?

At this point in the research process you have identified goals, determined the records to search and conducted your searches. You have collected,…
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Where to Get Records and How to Search Them

The first question is "Where will I get these records?" Perhaps in your previous work with deciding what you want to learn you…
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Decide What You Want to Learn

The beginning of your research will be deciding on a goal. What is it you want to learn from your genealogical research? It…
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Identifying What You Know from Sources of Information

Whether you are in the middle of researching a line, or you are starting from scratch, you must begin your research of a…
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