Category Archives: Evidence

Evidentia and GenSmarts – Match Made in…Cyberland?

Evidentia is a research tool. GenSmarts™ identifies gaps in your research. Does it make sense to use them together? Time to do an experiment. What is GenSmarts? According to the website gensmarts.com, “GenSmarts is a utility that uses artificial intelligence to analyze your existing genealogy file and produce research recommendations.” “It works with over a dozen popular genealogy… Read More »

Evidentia Meets a UK BMD

I get asked a lot from people in the UK and Australia if Evidentia will work for them.  The short answer is yes, but I understand the concern.  Most of the sample templates for citations are based on Evidence Explained, and there is a bias in a lot of software developed in the US for…well…the US way of doing things.… Read More »

Evidentia Meets the 1850 US Census

Last week we looked at how to record information we extracted from the 1790 US Census and turn it into evidence.  This week we jump forward to the 1850 US Census. 1800 -1840 US Census records are similar to the 1790 record in that they list only the head of household by name.  Anyone else in the household is counted… Read More »