Mastering Genealogical Proof – Beginning Principles Class

This will be a beginner/low-intermediate level class to study the book Mastering Genealogical Proof by Tom Jones. We will cover the principles outlined in the book as well as discuss the workbook questions.

Click here to apply for the Donna Hansen Peterson Scholarship.

Details of the course (PLEASE READ):

  • There will be two sessions: Wednesday daytime (lead by Cyndi Ingle of Cyndi’s List), at 3pm Eastern, and Wednesday evenings (lead by Cari Taplin) at 7pm Eastern (so adjust for your time zone). Beginning October 6, 2021 and ending November 17, 2021 (so 7 weeks total). Each class will be about an hour.
  • We will meet on Zoom.
  • Cost for the course: $50
  • You will need to have the book, Mastering Genealogical Proof. It can be purchased on Amazon or through the National Genealogical Society if you don’t already have it.
  • There are questions in the book that we will use to guide discussion. Reading the chapter and answering the discussion questions will prepare you for each week’s class.
  • For first half (or so) of each class session, we will present/recap the principles for that week (we’ll have slides).
  • The second half will be going over the discussion questions.
  • There will also be a private Facebook group for this class only so you can ask questions and discuss issues in-between class sessions.
  • Class size is limited to 25.

If you are interested, please sign up for the class time you are interested in:

Wednesdays, 3pm Eastern (with Cyndi): Click here to register.

Wednesdays, 7pm Eastern (with Cari): Click here to register.

We look forward to studying with you!

NOTE: If this session does not work for you, we will be holding the next session in 2022. To be notified when registration opens for the next session, please click this link to sign up for the waitlist.