Genealogy Articles

Genealogy Articles

The following articles are all in pdf format.  They are designed to provide the reader a basic understanding of genealogical research methods and techniques.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact one of our genealogists on staff.

Introduction to Genealogy (primary vs. secondary sources)

Criticality of Source Citations

Introduction to Genealogical Resources

Genealogical Claims and Family Traditions

What is a first cousin, twice removed?

Round About and Overlooked Sources

Using Online Pedigree Databases

Obtaining Certified Extracts of Scottish Birth and Marriage Records: National Records Scotland  or