Resources for Newest online genealogy records, Fraud in Genealogy, “RootsTech videos online” & Source citations
Newest Online Genealogy Records
Fraud in Genealogy – Genealogists beware. A software company is marketing a new program to internet advertisers that could quickly generate websites full of extensive, but fake, family trees. For full story, go to:
Additional resources for fraud can be found here.
https://www.cyndislist.com/citing/citations-in-genealogy/ (Numerous articles regarding source citations.)
https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Cite_Your_Sources_(Source_Footnotes). (Extensive article about source citations.)
(Full Citation) Author, Title, Publication Location, Publisher Name, Publication Date, Page #
(Automatic Citation at FamilySearch) Title, Website, Access Date, Name (S), Record Date, Location, Source and Archive Location
(Minimum Citation) Title, (Location, Subject), Page #, Author, Publication Date, Archive / Website
Primary/Secondary Sources: “Birth certificate: when reported by the mother, or the father who was present, or attending midwife/physician, the date of birth and sex of the baby are primary information. If the age or birthplace of the mother is reported by the father, it is secondary information.”
Primary/Secondary Sources: “Death certificate: the date and place of death, reported by someone present, are primary information. The person’s age, birthplace, and parents’ names of the deceased would all be secondary – the only reason the person reporting would know these is by being told earlier.” Please see the attachment “Genealogy Citations” found here.