Mastering Genealogical Proof: Chapters 5, 6 & 7

An update on my participation the Mastering Genealogical Proof Study Group 2, four discussions have taken place since my last post:

Chapter 5 GPS Element 3: Analysis and Correlation
30 Mar 2014

Chapter 5 – Continued
6 Apr 2014

Chapter 6 GPS Element 4: Resolving Conflicts and Assembling
Evidence

13 Apr 2014

Chapter 7 GPS Element 5 The Written Conclusion
27 Apr 2014

My thoughts on chapters 5 and 6 have not made it into a blog post as I got a bit busy, but those on chapter 7 are in Thoughts on Mastering Genealogical Proof: Chapter 7-Writing or Making Genealogical Soup.

Comments on the discussions may be viewed at DearMYRTLE’s Genealogy Community.

The final discussion will be on Sunday 4 May 2014 at 3pm UK time.  You are very welcome to join the event.


Mastering Genealogical Proof: Chapters 3 and 4

The Mastering Genealogical Proof Study Group 2 discussions on Chapters 3 and 4 took place as follows:

9 March 2014  Chapter 3 Thorough Search

16 March 2014 Chapter 3 Revisited

22 March 2014 Chapter 4 Source Citations

I posted my responses:

Thoughts of Mastering Genealogical Proof: Chapter 3 Thorough Research

Thoughts on Mastering Genealogical Proof: Chapter 4 Citations

The next discussion on Chapter 5: Analysis and Correlation will be on 30 March 2014 moving back to 3pm UK time as the clocks this side of the Atlantic change.


MSG Study Group: Chapter 2

The Mastering Genealogical Proof Study Group 2 discussion on Chapter 2 took place on 2 March 2014 at DearMYRTLE’s Google+ Hangout-on-Air event.  Including the panellists, 35 people attended.  Following the event, I posted my response to the chapter at Thoughts on Mastering Genealogical Proof: Chapter 2

The next discussion on Chapter 3: Thorough Research is scheduled for Sunday 9 March 2014 at 14:00 GMT, an hour earlier because the USA clocks change.


MSG Study Group: Chapter 1

The Mastering Genealogical Proof Study Group 2 discussion on Chapter 1 took place on 23 February 2014 at DearMYRTLE’s Google+ Hangout-on-Air event.  Including the panellists, 68 people attended.  Following the event, I posted my response to the chapter questions at Thoughts on Mastering Genealogical Proof: Chapter 1

The next discussion on Chapter 2: Concepts Fundamental to the GPS is scheduled for Sunday 2 March 2014 at 15:00 GMT.


Mastering Genealogical Proof Study Group

Starting Sunday 16 February 2014, I will be serving as a panelist in the second MGP Study group organised by Ol’ Myrt of DearMYRTLE fame.

We will be working through Tom Jones’ book ‘Mastering Genealogical Proof‘.

The study group sessions will be held as Google Hangouts on Air, so come along and watch the discussion on Google+ at DearMYRTLE’s Genealogy Community or YouTube.