My genealogy and Examiner colleague in Atlanta, Selma Blackmon, earlier today reminded me to write about and share with you one of my impending Father’s Day gifts, the highly recommended book from the National Genealogical Society, Thomas W. Jones’s “Mastering Genealogical Proof.” My thanks to my oldest daughter, in advance, for promising to add it to my reference shelf.
This newest book from the award-winning genealogical researcher, writer, editor and education, Thomas W. Jones, just published in May, has already been scheduled for use in professional courses, use at genealogy conferences across the country, and use by all levels of genealogist in study groups and individually.
The aim of the book is to “help researchers, students and new family historians reconstruct relationships and lives of people they cannot see.” according to the author. The genealogy blogs have been full of praise for the work, prior to publication as well as since. The book provides useful examples as well as specific instruction on five elements of the process. It appears ideal for individual study as well as a text for group activities. When will you get yours?