James Tanner on his blog; “Genealogy’s Star” wrote about some genealogy myths. His first posting deals with these myths:
- Genealogy is the second largest hobby in America
- Genealogy and Family History are two different pursuits
- Genealogists are all retired
- Everything you need to find you family’s history in online
- Genealogical family trees can be traced back to Adam.
- With all the new online tools, there is no need to be a genealogist anymore
- With all the online family trees, there is no longer a need for a desktop genealogy program.
His second posting deals with these myths:
- The Three Brothers Myth
- The Indian Princess Myth
- The Family Crest Myth
- The courthouse burned and all the records were lost.
- Ellis Island Name Change Myth
- You can find you family history online
- Famous Person Connection Myth
Check out what Mr. Tanner has to say about all of those myths.