Today’s episode of Research Like a Pro is about research planning. How do you know which sources to search? It comes from the work you’ve done previously. You have reviewed all the known information and organized it chronologically. You have reviewed the locality and what records are available. Now create a hypothesis and think of records that could test it. Brainstorm a list of sources to search that could answer your objective and then prioritize them.
Mary Kircher Roddy, “John C. Ahern a.k.a John Lockren of Sonoma and Alameda Counties, California : Who Were His Parents,” National Genealogical Society Quarterly 107 (September 2019): 219-230. – This the NGSQ article about a man who went by two surnames that Nicole mentions.
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