Don’t Chop Off That Branch! A Genealogy Arborist’s Handbook

ou’re at a crossroads when it comes to years of genealogy research: should you delete an entire branch of your family tree due to faulty research?

Summary Details

Length: 60 minutes

Summary: You’re at a crossroads when it comes to years of genealogy research: should you delete an entire branch of your family tree due to faulty research? Or is there a better way to correct family history research errors and salvage information that took years to find?

Description: Participants will learn the best ways to resolve genealogical research errors that normally would result in sawing off several branches of your family tree. Using a real example, see the different paths you could chose to correct bad research and still retain that branch of your tree!

Audience Level: Beginner.

Content: 4 pages.

Outline

  • The Problem of Bad Research
  • Bad Research or Sloppy Research?
  • Mapping Out a Correction Plan
  • Correcting Genealogical Research Errors
  • Salvaging That Branch
  • Resource List

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