As genealogists, we are encouraged to uncover the small details about our ancestors’ lives, as well as look at the bigger picture to learn more about who they were associated with throughout their lifetimes. Why do we examine our research subjects up close with a magnifying glass, but also pull back to get a bird’s-eye-view of their lives and who surrounded them? The case study “Indirect Evidence Identifies Ancestry of Beverly C. Fleming of Illinois, Tennessee, and Virginia” by Ann Carter Fleming, CG, CGL, FNGS, published in the June 2013 issue of the National Genealogical Society Quarterly (NGSQ), demonstrates exactly why.
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