Genealogy citiations: The importance of being complete

Genealogy In Georgia- Focus on Georgia columnists:

Selma Blackmon’s column – -11 December 2015

Genealogy citations: The importance of being complete.

Oh, my, where did that come from?” As the family historian, have you either thought or said this? A complete source citation shows the what, when, where and who of our genealogy records. Citations tell the reader where to obtain that important birth certificate or other document. Was a story passed down from generation to generation? Who shared this story? When did they first hear this story? Where did the story take place? With this information, the genealogist will attempt to validate a story or document….

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