I Hate Conflict! Mediating Sources that Don’t Agree

Elizabeth Williams Gomoll, CG
Jul 19, 2023
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Case Study
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Writing Your Research
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About this webinar

Sooner or later, every family researcher comes across information that conflicts with what was found earlier – a date, a name, a place. How can the conflict be resolved, and if it cannot, what to do?

About the speaker

About the speaker

Elizabeth Williams Gomoll, CG, is co-editor of the Minnesota Genealogist quarterly journal, and president of the Association for Professional Genealogists Northland Chapter. She has served three terms on the Minnesota Genealogical Society
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  1. AW
    Allison Willis
    7 months ago

    Always learn so much!!!!

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  2. SW
    Sandy Walkenhorst
    7 months ago

    Very well done. She is an excellent teacher.

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    Nora Stidham
    7 months ago

    It is so helpful to see the examples of found conflicting records, then to hear all the thought processes behind the decisions that are mde.

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  4. KB
    Kat Breiding
    7 months ago

    Wonderful presentation on tools to help clarify conflicts.

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  5. JM
    Jayme Millsap Stone
    7 months ago

    This was my first Webinar Wednesday and I am so very impressed with the quality and the usefulness of Gomoll’s presentation. Thank you! This is definitely not my last visit to Legacy Webinars!

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    Lesley Cafarelli
    7 months ago

    Liz did such a great job of crafting and delivering this webinar, especially in choosing an interesting and not overly complex case to highlight conflicting evidence and resolve it when possible. Although I was already familiar with most of the issues and methodology presented, I found it a good review and picked up some new ideas. I also agree with other participants who liked the pace of her presentation; it provided time to absorb and think about the points made. I’d love to see more webinars from her!

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  7. KR
    Kathy Rieberger
    7 months ago

    Wow! Wow! Wow. A very interesting & enlightening webinar. The most interesting & informative I think I’ve ever had. Thanks one & all.

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  8. EB
    Emily Brown
    7 months ago

    Thank you for giving me some hope about some of my ancestors. Finding things that are contradictory have been somewhat frustrating to me. Thank you for letting us basically have an out by annotating this could be it one date, but it could be another. I am also grateful for digitization. This allows a lot of us researchers who are sort of new to be able to find records and not travel to Timbuktu to find them. Thank you so much for this webinar.

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