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Genealogical Proof Standard: Building a…

Genealogical Proof Standard: Building a Solid Case

by Christine Rose

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Genealogical Proof Standard is the very first book I found that explains the key concepts of the Genealogical Proof Standard in ordinary, clear to understand language. Christine Rose has managed to take a difficult and often debated concept and boil it down to its essentials. She also includes explanations for the key concepts behind the Proof Standard – which I find lacking in many writings dealing with this. It’s nice to explain why we need to do “a reasonably exhaustive search” but almost nowhere is it explained what is meant by “reasonably exhaustive” – but this little book does! I do wish the author had expanded it a bit more, but it’s still the best book on the subject I’ve read so far. ( )
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The Genealogical Proof Standard is the standard set by the genealogical field to build a solid case, especially when there is no direct evidence providing an snswer, or when there are conflicts in the evidence. This easy-to-read guide clearly sets forth the elements of this standard, and how to apply it to resolve genealogical problems.

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