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The Genealogical Proof Standard

Lecture no. 8 from the course: Discovering Your Roots: An Introduction to Genealogy

The Genealogical Proof Standard

Taught by Professor John Phillip Colletta | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Hobby & Leisure Courses

Strengthen your skills as a family history detective with this in-depth look at the Genealogical Proof Standard, the five-step process that certified genealogists use for proving ancestral identities, relationships, life events, and other biographical details. Then, wrap up the lecture with a fascinating look at the nature of evidence.


September 28, 2015