Russ Worthington, known by many in the genealogy community as “Cousin Russ”, is a fan of the new Evidentia Cousin Tracker. He has already written half a dozen blog posts about the Evidentia Cousin Tracker, using it to track “We’re Related” notifications from the Ancestry phone app, and DNA match notifications. You can read his posts at The… Read More »
We are excited to announce Evidentia v3.1 and the new Cousin Research Tracker. Why? Have you ever followed a “shaky leaf”? Did you find a family tree at the end? Did you speculating that you and the owner might share an ancestor? I have. Have you ever gotten a DNA match and wondered what Evidentia can do to… Read More »
“I love Evidentia, but I am just not sure how to write an analysis.” I have heard this more than once, from users on Google+, in Google Hangouts, and at conferences. Many users feel intimidated by the analysis process, even with the help of books such as Thomas Jones “Mastering Genealogical Proofs” What I want to try to lay out… Read More »
So how does Evidentia support the tenets of the Genealogical Proof Standard? Element of the GPS Supported by Evidentia Reasonably exhaustive search Evidentia’s Research Summary Report tallies the current breadth of cited source material in an easy to review format. Evidentia’s source first approach encourages a thorough cataloguing of source material, often uncovering minor facts that might otherwise… Read More »
The Genealogical Research Map, provided here courtesy of Mark Tucker at ThinkGenealogy, captures the spirit of what Evidentia is all about.
We interrupt our regularly scheduled program… Evidentia is one of many tools I use in researching my family tree. Today I want to talk about a different tool – Mind Maps. Ron Arons, who some of you may know from his Black Sheep Blog and from genealogy conferences, has published a new book, Mind Maps for Genealogists. I… Read More »