Genealogical Proof Standard: Building a Solid Case
Differing information from multiple sources---five different birthdates, three different marriage dates. Which to trust? Is the tombstone of more value than the Bible? The obituary more trustworthy than the estate record?
Or, there is no specific answer to your question---only a myriad of indirect evidence. Will that suffice?
Find answers to your questions in this revised and updated 3rd edition of this must read guidebook. Authored by one of the nation's leading experts in the use of evidence for building a solid family history.
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Review: Genealogical Proof Standard: Building a Solid CaseUser Review - Leslie Hickman - Goodreads
Not that helpful in the fact this information is just talking in circles and is in every other book. Only redeeming aspect is that it was short! Read full review
Review: Genealogical Proof Standard: Building a Solid CaseUser Review - Linda - Goodreads
This slim book describes the "Genealoical Proof System", essentially the methods that one uses to judge when sources don't agree and direct, primary evidence doesn't exist. It's pretty straightforward ... Read full review