Chapter 4:  Evaluation of EvidenceThe Researcher’s Guide to American        Genealogy, 3rd ed.        Val D. Greenwood
Basic Definitions• Evidence  – Anything that pertains to or establishes the point or    issue in question (how facts are p...
Types of Evidence• Information  – Primary  – Secondary• Evidence  – Direct  – Circumstantial (indirect)  – Collateral  – H...
Standard of Proof•   Beyond a reasonable doubt•   Preponderance of the evidence (POE)•   Clear and convincing•   Genealogi...
Genealogy Research Process Map – ThinkGenealogy.com   http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/wp-content/uploads/genealogy-   resear...
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Ch 4 - Evaluation of Evidence

  1. 1. Chapter 4: Evaluation of EvidenceThe Researcher’s Guide to American Genealogy, 3rd ed. Val D. Greenwood
  2. 2. Basic Definitions• Evidence – Anything that pertains to or establishes the point or issue in question (how facts are proven)• Facts – Relate to circumstances as they were, or to events as they actually took place – Absolute realities as distinguished from opinions, presumptions, and suppositions• Proof – Desired effect of evidence
  3. 3. Types of Evidence• Information – Primary – Secondary• Evidence – Direct – Circumstantial (indirect) – Collateral – Hearsay
  4. 4. Standard of Proof• Beyond a reasonable doubt• Preponderance of the evidence (POE)• Clear and convincing• Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS)
  5. 5. Genealogy Research Process Map – ThinkGenealogy.com http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/wp-content/uploads/genealogy- research-map.pdf
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