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The Research Like a Pro Genealogy Podcast

Jan 18, 2021

Today's episode of Research Like a Pro is about our ancestor, Elizabeth Malissa Welch. We continue our discussion of pruning and grafting branches of our family tree by discussing the case of Malissa's parents. We had previously concluded that Meredith and Susannah Welch of Sumter County, South Carolina were her...


Jan 11, 2021

Today's episode of Research Like a Pro is about revisiting previous conclusions in your family tree. Have you been carefully adding new branches –  or have you added extra ancestors based on hints and suggestions from online programs without much analysis? How about past research – is it up to current standards? If...


Jan 4, 2021

Today's episode of Research Like a Pro is about evaluating AncestryDNA Thrulines hypotheses. If you have ever received a Thruline for a potential ancestor and weren't sure if it was worth pursuing, we will discuss a checklist of criteria that make up a reliable Thrulines. We will also talk about some red flags to watch...


Dec 28, 2020

Today's episode of Research Like a Pro is about publishing a proof argument or case study in a genealogical journal. We talk about advice Nicole received from authors of DNA case studies published in the National Genealogical Society Quarterly (NGSQ). They shared some of the benefits and challenges of submitting a DNA...


Dec 21, 2020

Today's episode of Research Like a Pro is about the DNA Standards in the Board for Certification of Genealogist's Genealogy Standards manual. These DNA standards were added in 2019 as part of the second edition of Genealogy Standards. We discuss some applications of the DNA standards to our own work and ideas for how to...