Brick Wall Breakthroughs

Want to see first hand how to break through that persistent “brick wall” in genealogy? Using actual research problems submitted by webinar attendees, professional genealogist Thomas MacEntee will walk participants through a step-by-step research methodology process to find clues and possible solutions. Participants will have access to research logs, digital images and more during and after the webinar. Also included is a “habit recipe” to implement the same techniques used in the webinar on your own genealogy research.

Summary Details

Length: 60 minutes

Summary: Want to see first hand how to break through that persistent “brick wall” in genealogy? Using actual research problems submitted by webinar attendees, professional genealogist Thomas MacEntee will walk participants through a step-by-step research methodology process to find clues and possible solutions. Participants will have access to research logs, digital images and more during and after the webinar. Also included is a “habit recipe” to implement the same techniques used in the webinar on your own genealogy research.

Audience Level: Intermediate

Content: 4 page handout

Outline

  • Brick Walls in Genealogy – Why Do We Have Them?
  • Case Study Review
  • Step-By-Step Methodology Review
  • Habit Recipe
  • Resource List

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