Genealogy: Build an identity profile about ancestors

Build an identity profile about ancestorsBy Barry J. Ewell

The identity of the ancestor is more than a name. It is every known detail of a human life, which includes information about the individual, their relationships and their origin.

Begin by targeting your research location. Search for any document created during the time your ancestor lived. Make sure you understand the circumstances under which every document was created, continually comparing, contrasting and questioning details. Continue reading