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From Clues to Conclusions: Can You Prove it?

Monday, May 20, 2024, 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada) (UTC-05:00)
Fairfax County Pohick Regional Library
6450 Sydenstricker Rd
Burke, VA  
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Mark B Lazaroff
German Genealogy SIG
Registration is not Required
Payment In Full In Advance Only

Clues to Conclusions: Can You Prove It? - To go from clues to answers for tough family history challenges, find out what it means to "prove" something in genealogy. With intriguing real-world case studies, this how-to presentation defines and demonstrates the use of the Genealogical Proof Standard for planning research, analyzing sources and details, resolving conflicting clues, and coming to a credible solution with higher confidence. Seeing the proof process in action can provide insights and ideas for turning clues into provable conclusions.


Marian Burk Wood is the author of the popular genealogy book Planning a Future for Your Family’s Past and a long-time blogger about family history research, projects and issues (at Born in the Bronx and now transplanted to New England, she has been tracing her family tree for 26 years. Marian's special interest is documenting, sharing, and safeguarding information about ancestors' lives for the sake of future generations.

This is a hybrid event.  The meeting will take place at Pohick Library, but those who can't attend in person can use the Zoom link.

Fairfax Genealogical Society

P.O. Box 2290

Merrifield, Virginia 22116-2290