“ Genealogical Proof Standard -
A Case Study"
Presented by Dr. Steven Lovejoy
The Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS) was created by the Board for Certification of Genealogists. It is used to create sound, credible genealogical proof statements, and gives genealogists a standard to measure conclusions against.
Dr. Lovejoy will present a case study to illustrate this concept. He will show how threads and strands of evidence from disparate sources are pieced together using the Genealogical Proof Standard.
The Genealogical Society General meetings are open to the public, with no admission fee. Feel free to drop in! Bring your friends as everyone is welcome. Come early and ask your burning genealogical questions of other members before the meeting.
We meet on the 4th Thursday of every month, with a couple of exceptions. November's meeting is held on the 3rd Thursday, due to Thanksgiving. There is no general meeting in May, due to our Annual Picnic, nor in December, due to the holidays and our Winter Holiday Party.
Annually, several of our regularly scheduled meetings have a certain focus: April, we hold our Annual General Meeting and Elections (but there's usually a presentation also); May of each year we hold an Anniversary Celebration or Annual Picnic; and in September, we have a workshop.