Ontario Ancestors Conference 2022 The Ontario Genealogical Society Virtual Conference 2022, June 24 – 26, Ottawa
The Ontario Genealogical Society Virtual Conference 2022, June 24 – 26, Ottawa

June 26 – 10:00 AM – Stream A – If I Only Knew Then What I know Now! Doing Genealogy the Right Way

Outline

An unexpected fact forced Daniel to retrace his steps, discovering details he’d missed before. Now he shares the lessons learned to avoid the same mistakes.  

Summary

After over 35 years of genealogy research, an unexpected record threw a wrench in Daniel’s carefully built family tree. Determined to get to the bottom of the mystery, he retraced his steps… only to discover that there were many details he missed the first — and second — time. Hear from the voice of experience what he did wrong then, how he recognized new leads, what new resources and technologies he took advantage of, and his conclusions about recording information correctly so you can get it right the first time — or revisit your research and make new discoveries.