G.P.S.

The Five Step Genealogical Proof Standard Written by the Board for the Certification of Genealogists; published in Genealogical Standards: 50th Anniversary Edition. Overview Videos by Crista Cowan at Ancestry.com

💠Reasonably Exhaustive Search

💠 Complete and Accurate Citation of Sources

💠 Analysis and Correlation of Collected Information

💠 Resolution of Conflicting Evidence

💠 Soundly Reasoned, Coherently Written Conclusion