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Sixty Minutes to Better Genealogy: July 6 Sold Out
9:30 - 10:30 am
Review of Genealogical Standards of Evidence and Instruction in Evidence Analysis
We will review standards for evidence, proof, citation of sources, and skill-building in Brenda Dougall Merriman's Genealogical Standards of Evidence. We will also learn the accredited evidence analysis and weighing process, then practice it using Merriman's record type examples.
Instructor: Marsha Peterson-Maass

11 am - Noon
Practical Advice for All Genealogists from DNA and Social Networking
Based on Debbie Kennett's new book, this session walks you through both the mtDNA and Y-DNA testing processes for kinship. It also offers all genealogical researchers (using DNA or not) practical advice on networking and preparing kinship documentation.
Instructor: Marsha Peterson-Maass

1 - 2 pm
Forensic Genealogy Techniques for the Everyday Researcher
"Forensic" refers to the use of science and technology in investigating evidence and establishing facts. This session focuses on the everyday, often overlooked sources of family history to investigate (e.g. photographs), plus new tools (e.g. databases) and tips for in-depth evidence analysis.
Instructor: Marsha Peterson-Maass

2:30 - 3:30 pm
The Valuable New Online State Resources for Genealogy
Any researcher of U.S. records can greatly benefit from understanding the volume and variety of free genealogical government and municipality records that are covered in Online State Resources for Genealogy, compiled by Michael Hait. We will also learn Adobe quick file navigation for this new electronic index.
Instructor: Marsha Peterson-Maass

Marsha Peterson-Maass is a forensic genealogist and member of the Association of Professional Genealogists. She has taught Newberry seminars since 2003.
Classes scheduled every week on Saturday starting 7/6/2013 and ending 7/6/2013 at 9:30AM
Attendees: 1 $ 50.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 45.00 ea.
Attendees: 1 $ 45.00 ea.