Genealogical Proof for the Everyday Genealogist – South King County Genealogical Society General Meeting
September 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pmSKCGS welcomes guests to our meetings and special interest groups, which are free. Naturally we hope that visitors will want to become members. Support like yours helps us to educate and engage with our community to foster interest in family and local history.
Annette Lyttle Presenting : Genealogical Proof for the Everyday Genealogist
“How do we know if the facts we’ve uncovered about our ancestors are correct? How do we avoid attaching somebody else’s ancestors to our family tree? The Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS) is our guide to producing reliable research Results. This introduction to the Genealogical Proof Standard will get your research moving in the right direction and help; you avoid errors and frustration.”
Annette Burke Lyttle owns Heritage Detective, LLC, providing professional genealogical services in research, education, and writing. She speaks on a variety of genealogical topics at the national, state, and local levels and loves helping people uncover and share their family stories. She was a faculty member for “Exploring Quaker Records in America” at the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh in June 2020 and course coordinator for “From Sea to Shining Sea: Researching Our Ancestors’ Migrations in America” for the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy in January 2021. Annette is a member of the board of directors of the Association of Professional Genealogists and editor of The Florida Genealogist.
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NOTE: This month’s speaker handout will be made available for download during the September 18th meeting.