“A Fanciful Genealogy or Clues to the Past.”
Categories: RR, RT
This presentation will explain how to approach an online public family tree appreciatively and cautiously in order to determine the sources for the statements of fact provided. It will include an overview of record groups most likely to keep you from going astray and a few good techniques to speed up your work.
Karen Clifford is an Accredited Genealogist Professional (AG), and a Fellow of the Utah Genealogical Association (FUGA). She is President/CEO of Genealogy Research Associates, Inc. — http://www.graonline.com . She teaches family history classes at BYU, the Salt Lake Community College, and Monterey Peninsula College, as well as other venues. She has authored several college textbooks on genealogy and credentialing in genealogy and numerous family histories. She serves as Co-Chair of the Testing Committee of the International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists (one of the two major credentialing bodies for genealogists in the United States see http://www.ICAPGen.org . She served 10 years on the board of the Federation of Genealogical Societies and was the founding President of the Monterey County (CA) Genealogy Society. Karen was the Director of the Monterey California Family History Center for ten years and now lives in Provo where her husband, Ray Clifford, is an Associate Dean of the BYU College of Humanities.
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This presentation is part of a set of over 400 presentations on genealogy and family history produced by "UVTAGG: The Utah Valley Technology and Genealogy Group".
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