Learn the methodology astute genealogist use to break-down brick walls. Focus on the tools that successful researchers use to analyze evidence such as document abstraction, timelines, and spreadsheet filters. Discusses the use of the law, geography and migration patterns as aids in problem solving as well as the importance of reasonable exhaustive research by incorporating collateral relative and associates. Resolution of conflicting data is also discussed.
Victor S. “Vic” Dunn, CG, is a full-time professional researcher. The coordinator for the Virginia track at the IGHR and an instructor for SLIG, he is a frequent contributor to major genealogical publications including feature articles in the National Genealogical Society Quarterly, The Genealogist, NEHG Register, BCG OnBoard, and Magazine of Virginia Genealogy.