Tag Archives: sources

My Vital Documents Report

In my prior post, My Vital Documents, I discussed classifying your sources so that GenDetective can tell you which vital documents you have located and which you still need to find.  Our spreadsheets are accurate as long as we always remember … Continue reading

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My Vital Documents

The GenDetective 2  the My Vital Documents report can replace your document tracking spreadsheets.  It identifies, for each person, the key vital documents that we genealogists search high and low for.  If you have located information in an index instead of the actual document, … Continue reading

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Our Documentation

Recently I have been discussing sources and citations in this blog.  The third leg in our document/proof assembling is the documents.  The certificates, census records, deeds, estate files, obituaries, clippings, photographs, etc.  all of the documents that we have scanned, … Continue reading

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Sources & Citations in GenDetective v2

In our last blog, Lets talk about sources & citations, we discussed sources, citations, and the Source Usage Statistics report.  The Source Usage Statistics report documents the number of references to each source by events, people and families. What does the … Continue reading

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Lets talk about sources & citations

Recently I have received several questions about sources and citations and GenDetective source reports.  The conversation seems to begin with the Source Usage Statistics,  so today we are going to look at sources, citations and the Source Usage Statistics report.  Lets start … Continue reading

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