Saturday, December 13, 2014

Link: 5 ways to tell if your genealogy research is accurate

Have you ever had that moment when you realize that all of your family history research might be wrong? 

I certainly have. 

Census records contradict death records, other researchers have different information on their family trees, your mom remembers that her grandpa was from Ireland, but there's a birth record from Ontario. 

Many beginner researchers are surprised at the amount of uncertainty in genealogical research. Honestly, most of my genealogy is just a best guess based on the records I have been able to find. How do you make that best guess?