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The Research Like a Pro Genealogy Podcast

Sep 28, 2020

Today's episode of Research Like a Pro is about research planning. How do you know which sources to search? It comes from the work you've done previously. You have reviewed all the known information and organized it chronologically. You have reviewed the locality and what records are available. Now create a hypothesis...


Sep 21, 2020

Today's episode of Research Like a Pro is about locality research. As we revisit the steps of the research like a pro process, we are discussing Diana's project about Nancy Briscoe. Nancy lived in several places, but this objective focused on her early years, during which time she lived in Arkansas and Missouri. Diana...


Sep 14, 2020

Today's episode of Research Like a Pro is about the second step in the research like a pro process - timelines and analysis. This is where you gather everything you know about the objective - previous research, known information from published trees, etc. You compile it into a timeline, then analyze each piece of...


Sep 7, 2020

Today's episode of Research Like a Pro is the first in our new series of revisiting the research like a pro steps. We start with discussion he beginning of any research project: objectives. Diana shares her research objective for a project we will be following through this series:

The objective for this project is to...


Aug 31, 2020

Today's episode of Research Like a Pro is about how FamilySearch hints can point you to new record collections you may not have known about. We discuss some essential considerations for using hints and suggestions for doing additional research after attaching a hint.

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The Value of Family Search Hints by Diana