Genealogical Proof Summary Example: Theodocia Ann Giles

Proof summaries are automatically generated by Evidentia using the information gathered when you input the claims made by each source. The proof summary makes it easy to view all of the sources associated with a single supposition so that you can evaluate it in light of all of the information you have gathered. Each claim is broken down into direct (states the claim), indirect (the claim is implied), or negative (the claim is based on the absence of information in a source, such as a census without a person in the household) as well as primary (the person recording the information was there when the event happened), secondary (the person recording the information received it second or third hand), or undetermined (it isn’t known whether the source is primary or secondary), which helps you to come to a conclusion that you can back up with reliable evidence. Read More »