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Notice for Ottawa Branch Meeting

Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Date: Saturday, November 16, 2013

Time: 1:00 p.m.

Location: City of Ottawa Archives, 100 Tallwood Drive, Ottawa

Topic: “How do I prove it – Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS)”

Speaker: Heather Oakley

Brief Overview: “Proof is a fundamental concept in genealogy. In order to merit confidence, each conclusion about an ancestor must have sufficient credibility to be accepted as “proved.”” (Board for Certification of Genealogists). In this presentation, Heather will describe the five elements of the GPS and will explain how to use the standard to come to credible conclusions.

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