Timelines are one of many tools a genealogist can use to display evidence in the determination of proof arguments. This lecture explores the strategic aspect of the use of timelines and their relationship to the Genealogical Proof Standard, analysis and correlation. Timelines will be defined, their relationship to the GPS articulated and reasons why you should use timelines in your research work. Many examples, illustrating different types of problems and their resultant formats, will be presented. We will also cover how to build effective timelines using Word and Excel. Presented live at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and sponsored by the Board for Certification of Genealogy.
This was presented to a live in-person and webinar audience on October 6, 2017. 54 minutes and 5 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly