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Chapter 4 Second LIfe Book Club for The Researcher's Guide to American Genealogy by Val D. Greenwood.

Chapter 4 Second LIfe Book Club for The Researcher's Guide to American Genealogy by Val D. Greenwood.

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  • 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 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
  • Types of Evidence• Information – Primary – Secondary• Evidence – Direct – Circumstantial (indirect) – Collateral – Hearsay
  • Standard of Proof• Beyond a reasonable doubt• Preponderance of the evidence (POE)• Clear and convincing• Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS)
  • Genealogy Research Process Map – ThinkGenealogy.com http://www.thinkgenealogy.com/wp-content/uploads/genealogy- research-map.pdf