Category Archive: Research – Methodology

Feb 26

Ahnentafel Numbers


Ahnentafel numbers are a precise number system that we use to number our direct ancestors on our pedigree chart.[1] The word “ahnentafel” is a composite of the German words, ahnen meaning ancestor and tafel meaning table or list. The ahnentafel numbering system is also to compile ascendant genealogical research using the Sosa-Stradonitz System.[2] The method …

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Jan 27

Thrifty Thursday : Document Copies


Being digital active can save researchers bundle of money and time. Before the day of the digital camera and other digital hardware, we were at the mercy of the cost of obtaining a paper copy of an image and the paper copying equipment. For those of us who travel afar to great research repositories such …

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