Do you create a plan for your DNA genealogical research? What steps can you take to focus and guide the research? I'm using the Research Like a Pro process to test my hypothesis that Benjamin Cox is the biological father of my ancestor, Rachel Cox. Because the paper trail points to Benjamin as the likely father, I'm now working with the DNA evidence to put a rubber stamp on that hypothesis. Previously I created an objective, analyzed my sources, then researched the locality. The next step in the RLP process is to form a research plan based on those previous...
Have you ever completed a genealogy research project from the beginning to end? From objective to report? I just completed one and I want to share what I learned. I did the project for our Research Like a Pro study group. I wasn't planning to join the group at first - I thought I would just help in the background with whatever Diana needed. She developed the idea for the study group and was finishing up her planning. At the last minute, she encouraged me to join. I knew that having assignments and peer review would provide accountability. I do...
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