Thursday, Oct. 9th:
Root Cellar Membership Meeting – The Nature of Evidence and Proof
6:15-7 p.m.: Pre-meeting open discussion. Each table will be dedicated to several U.S. states. Share tips, information, problems and solutions with people researching in the same region.
7. to 8:30 p.m.: Main program - The Nature of the Evidence and Proof presented by Craig Manson
The evaluation of evidence is the top of this hour. Learn the difference between "evidence" and "proof". How do you know when a fact has been "proven"? What's the Genealogical Standard of Proof?
Craig Manson is a lawyer, historian and genealogist. His areas of interest are African-Americans, military records, and US state records. Geographically, his research covers Georgia, Louisiana, Texas, Missouri, Kansas, South Carolina, Illnois, and Tennessee.
He is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the National Genealogical Society, and the California Genealogical Society where he served two years on the Board of Directors.
Visitors always welcome!