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14 Day Challenge #2: Create an Objective

14 Day Challenge #2: Create an Objective

[I’m participating in the 14 Day Mini Research Like a Pro Challenge. Thanks to Diana and Nicole at Family Locket for sharing their expertise and guiding us through the experience.] I’m on a train, snuggled into an economy sleeper, heading west from Chicago, and that gives me a lot of time to think about the ancestor I chose for this challenge — my great-great grandfather, Nicholas Connelly. Truth be told, I really need to do a bit of research to solidly…

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14 Day Challenge #1: Identify a Research Question

14 Day Challenge #1: Identify a Research Question

[I’m participating in the 14 Day Mini Research Like a Pro Challenge. Thanks to Diana and Nicole at¬†Family Locket for sharing their expertise and guiding us through the experience.] In mid-2018, I finished the eighteen-month version of the ProGen study group experience and if there’s one thing I learned, it’s the power of researching right. My ProGen colleague, Diana Elder, has collaborated with her daughter, Nicole Dyer, to write Research Like a Pro, a book that makes the¬†genealogical research process…

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