Anne J. Miller, Ph.D.
Anne J. Miller, Ph.D. is a psychologist as well as an historian and a genealogist. She is especially interested in combining genealogical and historical resources to provide a better understanding of people. Dr. Miller has published in historical and genealogical journals. She has also published two books, "The Southern Emigrant Trail through Riverside County" and "Overcoming Obstacles That Interfere with Finding Your Ancestors." She and her husband live in Murrieta, California.
October 6, 2018
11:00 AM - Overcoming Obstacles That Interfere with Finding Your Ancestors
This presentation focuses on the various things we do or don't do that result in our having difficulty finding our ancestors. There are many examples and suggestions about how to recognize these obstacles as well as how to overcome them so that we can find more about our ancestors.
12:30 PM - Evaluating Your Genealogical Evidence
This presentation emphasizes the importance of increasing the accuracy of our research findings, so that we can find more information about our ancestors and more importantly so that we will not find ourselves researching someone else's family by mistake. Understanding how and why various records are created will be discussed. Specific examples are given along with details of how to carefully evaluate their accuracy.
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