Where does it fit?

One of the questions I get frequently about Evidentia is “where does it fit in my research process?”. I think this is not only because Evidentia is a new idea in genealogy software, but also because the renaissance of evidence based genealogy is taking off right now. Many genealogist are shifting to a new way of thinking about… Read More »

Evidentia and the Genealogical Proof Standard

So how does Evidentia support the tenants 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 »

Genealogical Research Map

The Genealogical Research Map, provided here courtesy of Mark Tucker at ThinkGenealogy, captures the spirit of what Evidentia is all about.

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Citations and the GEDCOM

The #1 complaint I get about Evidentia genealogy Software is “I already entered my data into my other genealogy software, why do I have to enter it again“. It’s a valid complaint – no one likes data entry. Entering citations (and that’s the work we are really talking about) is the least fun part of the documenting process.… Read More »

Sex and the Genealogist

…or why documenting research is NOT sexy. It’s a slow morning, so I decide to approach Evidentia as a user. Evidentia is the software product I developed to help genealogist follow the Genealogical Proof Standard and generate conclusions that they can stand by. BETA is almost complete, the product is stable, and I have a lot of data… Read More »