Turning Raw Information into Evidence: Tips for Drawing and Explaining Conclusions

by J. H. (Jay) Fonkert, CG    |    Intermediate    |     BCG     |     Board for Certification of Genealogists     |     Evidence     |

Brush up on your evidence analysis skills. Grasp the difference between direct and indirect evidence. Understand how to logically weave indirect evidence to answer a research question. Learn how to craft a proof statement, a proof summary, or a more complex proof argument.

    Tuesday, April 20, 2021
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    Wednesday, April 21, 2021
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Presenter: J. H. (Jay) Fonkert, CG

J. H. (“Jay”) Fonkert, CG, is a genealogy researcher, educator, and writer, who focuses on 19th-century Midwest research. He is a co-managing editor of Minnesota Genealogist and president of the Minnesota Genealogical Society. He has lectured at numerous regional and national conferences, lectured for genealogy societies in eleven states, and has published more than 80 research and teaching articles, including three in the National Genealogical Society Quarterly. He is a former trustee of the BCG Education Fund and a former director of the Association of Professional Genealogists.

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