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Thomas Milton Tinney, Sr. (born 1941) is a 21st century specialist in genealogical research, who focuses primarily on worldwide collective genealogy and family history.  He has been recognized in both editions of Who's Who in Genealogy & Heraldry, Marquis Who's Who in the West (1998 - 1999), and Who's Who in America, (2000 through 2004).  His research papers are deposited with the Joseph Smith Jr. Collection at the University of Utah Marriott Library and Thomas Milton Tinney Papers, at the Utah State Historical Society.  He moved to Utah as a teenager and began a personal evaluation of all record sources, investigating and memorizing published and microform locations, thereby studying every available history, family history, and genealogy collection at the headquarters of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  He has lived in Colorado, Texas and California, with travel and research evaluation done in every state of the contiguous United States; research elsewhere worldwide and visits to Canada and Mexico. 
Tinney, Sr. has studied the Melvyl® system since acquiring an executed License Agreement with the Regents of the University of California, 02 March 1992.  He has also maintained a listing of family history and genealogy articles, as well as written about intelligent design, and published online Theology & Science: The Bible Is Scientific.
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1. Kip Sperry, Professor of Family History, Church History and Doctrine, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, has included in his list of favorite sites. It is also included in Genealogy Resources, A Subject Tracer™ Information Blog developed and created by Internet expert, author, keynote speaker and consultant Marcus P. Zillman, M.S., A.M.H.A. for monitoring genealogy resources and sites on the Internet. 2. Family Genealogy and History Internet Education Directory - Wiki is included in the world's largest family history library online reference site, in Directories of Genealogical Websites. There are currently (retrieved 2011-09-06) over 25,000 links to this resource, noted by the Yahoo! Site Explorer. It is presented in other library and related locations worldwide, such as BYU Portals Selected Internet Research Sites | Family History | HBLL, and notable East Chicago History Room presentation. 3. Visitors to regularly originate from the United States, India, and China (when not censored). 4. The book, Crash Course in Family History, Fourth Edition, by Paul Larsen, page 173, lists, under Best Web Directories/Portals - FREE
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Fathers Leading the "Genealogy Community" by Example
This being the month of June, it is appropriate to mention that Father's Day will be presented as an event for family involvement. Father's Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. Many countries celebrate it on the third Sunday of June, though it is also celebrated widely on other days by many other countries.'s_Day

On Tuesday, March 4, 2014, James Tanner gave his opinion about "Finding the Genealogy Community"
James Tanner then wrote: The Elements of Research -- Part Seven: Can You Reproduce It? . . . "Why am I writing all this about research? Apparently, there is a limited amount of it around and what there is hasn't seemed to make much of an impact on our greater genealogical community. Maybe that is the reason."
Anyone who has read the Bible and evaluated the pedigrees therein, would know for a fact that from both the religious and secular history [King lists] contained therein, [due to the exceedingly sparse mention of women in the said records], that absolutely, fundamentally, as, it is demonstrated by the records themselves, (The Book of Mormon not excluded), that record keeping was an inherent male duty and obligation. To define the greater group of genealogists, family historians, generational historians, hobby enthusiasts and professionals, it must be clarified once and for all that the Father in the family, (like Abraham of old, who kept the handed down records in his day), is accountable and responsible for his family's salvation. Thus, from an administrative standpoint, all natural, patriarchal, and priesthood fathers, irrespective of religious affiliations, (those human beings descending from Adam and Eve), are the inherent leaders who are responsible for the status and functioning of the worldwide genealogy and family history community. How can they fulfill this weighty male obligation and unavoidable responsibility for which accountability exists?
Elder, Dean L. Larsen, mentioned as "Of the Presidency of the First Quorum of the Seventy", May 1980 issue of The Ensign, wrote about "Self-Accountability and Human Progress".

M. Russell Ballard, "Of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles", provides insight, in the June 2015 issue of The New Era, by noting information concerning "How Are Missionaries Called?"  

Following in the footsteps of all of the general authorities, fathers, prayerfully concerned about their own eternal salvation, (as well as that of their immediate and extended families), will show great diligence in reviewing the records of the deceased; as if they are still "present", though physically deceased. This gives to the fathers, the unique opportunity to know them (through all of the acquired records) personally, and to be able to renew them and note their posterity, (through the preservation of correct records). Thus, we, as fathers, love them and support them in their own continued progress, which is forever intertwined with our present family happiness and joy, as all are part of an endless chain of life.
This "genealogical perspective" is a scientific method of looking to the past, by using a "reverse" process of economic projection methodology; i.e., [an absent or imagined person (prior to genealogical confirmation from primary source documentation) is figured forth -- the "face created" as the Greek suggests -- in words, as if present (after the pedigree is established according to the current genealogical proof standard).]  In other words, extrapolating trends into the past, are a function of conditions, characteristics and data records, endogenous to the current variables in our family performance. It reassigns and restores one's ancestry to its rightful position and "mission" as honored parentage. We come to understand ourselves better through them, being sealed to them forever by the virtue in Jesus Christ.
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INTRODUCTION Thomas Milton Tinney, Sr. (born 1941) is a 21st century specialist in genealogical research, who focuses primarily on worldwide collective genealogy & family history. He has been recognized in both editions of Who's Who in Genealogy & Heraldry, Marquis Who's Who in the West (1998 - 1999), and Who's Who in America, (2000 through 2004). His research papers are deposited with the Joseph Smith Jr Collection at University of Utah Marriott Library and Thomas Milton Tinney Papers, at the Utah State Historical Society. He moved to Utah as a teenager and began a personal evaluation of all record sources, investigating and memorizing published and microform locations, thereby studying every available history, family history, and genealogy collection at the headquarters of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He has lived in Colorado, Texas and California, with travel and research evaluation done in every state of the contiguous United States; research elsewhere worldwide and visits to Canada and Mexico. Tinney, Sr. has studied the Melvyl® system since acquiring an executed License Agreement with the Regents of the University of California, 02 March 1992. He has also maintained a listing of family history and genealogy articles, as well as written about intelligent design, and published online: Theology & Science: The Bible Is Scientific.

Tinney, Sr. was Student, Utah Technical College at Provo (now Utah Valley University), 1968-71; BS in Economics, University of Utah, 1979, Postgraduate, 1979-85; Clerk, Carrier U.S. Postal Service, 1961-1969, 80-81; Staff Engineer, Anthony B. Cassedy & Associates, Ridgefield, CT, 1980; Licensed Insurance Agent, State of Colorado, 1980-82; Housing Project Manager, Fort Douglas, UT, and Missoula, MT, 1981-84; Manager, Owner Tinney GenSearch Consultants, from 1971. Served with Utah National Guard and Army Reserve. Member - Office Holder Sons of the American Revolution, and lifetime UCD California Aggie Alumni Association sustaining member. Current member of Jewish Genealogical Society of Sacramento and Davis Genealogy Club. Avocations: Matching scholarly record sources with Mormon (LDS) family history library systems, classical music, bicycling, and swimming. Additional extensive family information recorded within various issues of the Tinney - Green(e) Family Organization Newsletter.

BIOGRAPHY Thomas Milton Tinney was encouraged by his mother Hazel to search after his family ancestry at an early age. Charles E. Rowan, Jr., a Patriarch of the Provo Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, mentioned (#251) on June 23, 1957, at Provo, Utah, that: "There is a great responsibility resting upon you in seeking out the genealogy of your people. I confer upon you the Spirit of Elijah and promise you that if you are true and faithful, if you search diligently, that the Lord will bless you and you will be able to seek out the names of many of your ancestors." This was followed by assignments to various LDS Stake and Ward positions, including executive secretary and ward clerk responsibilities. Authority to function in these callings came from prior ordinations to the offices of Deacon, Teacher, and Priest in the Aaronic Priesthood, as well as the ordination to the office of Elder in the Melchizedek Priesthood, on October 8, 1961, by Riverside Stake President Robert Leatham Bridge. As noted in the 2004 edition of Who'sWho in America, Volume 2, L-Z, page 5214, Thomas Milton Tinney, Sr. resides with his wife Vicki Rae Chris (Baker) Tinney, a daughter of Victor Ray Baker and Winona Hannah Quibell. Posterity of Vicki Rae Chris (Baker) Tinney: Rebecca Sarah Nona Tinney, Matthew Abraham Tinney, Thomas Milton Tinney, Jr., Michelle Gabrielle Tinney and Jonathan Ray Elijah Tinney.

Thomas Milton Tinney, Sr., previously married 29 Jul 1971, Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, (& later divorced by) Kim Barrett, daughter of Bruce Arnie Barrett, Jr., deceased and Eunice Mortenson. Thomas Milton Tinney, Sr. and Kim Barrett are the parents of Teresa Ruth Anne Tinney, Michael Thomas Tinney, David Seth Ahlish Tinney and Nelson Mahonri Moriancumer Tinney.

Thomas Milton Tinney, Sr., previously married February 10, 1961, 575 W 300 S, Provo, Utah, Utah, at the home of Frederick Charles Foxon, (& later divorced 05 May 1971, by), Sheila Mary Foxon, daughter of Frederick Charles Foxon & Olive Ada Annie (Reader). Thomas Milton Tinney, Sr. and Sheila Mary Foxon are the parents of Jennifer Sheila Tinney, Andrew Thomas Tinney, Phillip Alexander Tinney, Sylvia May Tinney and Cynthia Anne Tinney.

REFERENCES and NOTES: Preliminary Alphabetical Listing * Alex Shoumatoff, A Reporter At Large: "THE MOUNTAIN OF NAMES," The New Yorker, May 13, 1985, p. 51 - _____________, DISPATCHES FROM THE VANISHING WORLD: Reporter at Large, The Mountain of Names. Retrieved 2011-08-29. _____________, (1985) (in en-us). The Mountain of Names: A History of the Human Family. New York: Simon and Schuster. pp. 318. * American Genealogists by Source Wikipedia; LLC Books (Paperback): Chapters: . . . Thomas Milton Tinney, Sr., . . . * Bible: Tanakh, Old Testament, Books of the Bible, Bible Story, Shittah-Tree, Manna, Peor Ethics in the Bible, Bible Prophecy, Poor Man's Bible, Jesus and Messianic Prophecy, Internal Consistency of the Bible, Biblical Canon . . . Thomas Milton Tinney, Sr. . . . * Board for Certification of Genealogists CGRS-325 TINNEY, Mr. Thomas Milton, 26 Feb 1978-88; A1, A5, B1, B8 (LDS Church records), C2-6, C10, D1-7 * [Letter, dated March 6, 1992 to Thomas Milton Tinney, Sr. . . . Enclosed you will find an executed License Agreement covering the use of MELVYL® system screens in your proposed publication. Please let me know if I can be of further service. Sincerely, Signed by Carol Connolly, Office of the Director, Office of the President, David Pierpont Gardner President, University of California Letterhead.] * [Letter of Appreciation, dated 28 June 1984 to Mr. Thomas M. Tinney, Housing Project Manager, USASD-SL, Fort Douglas, UT 84113: 1. Upon my departure from this command I wish to express my appreciation for the outstanding manner in which you have contributed to the quality of life of all those working and living at Fort Douglas. 2. You have continually supported our soldiers, active and reserve alike, with a cheerful and helpful attitude. As our reserve support requirements grow I urge your continued support of that vital mission. 3. It has been a pleasure working with you on our super Fort Douglas team, and I look forward to seeing you again upon my return to Utah. Signed by Ronald B. Stevens, Colonel, FA, Commanding] * Marquis Who's Who Listing: Marquis Who's Who On Demand for Thomas Milton Tinney Retrieved 2011-08-29. * Musings on Research Objectives Family History - Genealogy - Internet - Library Collections [I was once employed by J. Grant Stevenson, AG, author of "The Life of Edward Stevenson" (M.A. thesis, Brigham Young University, 1955), and member of the BYU faculty from 1964, until 1990 retirement. He taught genealogy and family history and ran a local business, Stevenson Genealogy & Copy Center. To Whom It May Concern, dated 30 October 1971: "I am very pleased to recommend Thomas Milton Tinney, who has been in my employ as a genealogical researcher from 6 May 1971 to 29 October 1971. I have found Thomas to be a very hard worker. In my experience of 20 years of research, I have never had anyone whom I would consider superior to him in capabilities of handling research projects, filing, analysis, and other related activities. . . ." Sincerely yours, Signed by J. Grant Stevenson]

* Research Notes: 1. Kip Sperry, Professor of family history, Church History and Doctrine, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, has included in his list of favorite sites. It is also included in Genealogy Resources, A Subject Tracer™ Information Blog developed and created by Internet expert, author, keynote speaker and consultant Marcus P. Zillman, M.S., A.M.H.A. for monitoring genealogy resources and sites on the Internet. 2. Family Genealogy and History Internet Education Directory - Wiki is included in the world's largest family history library online reference site, in Directories of Genealogical Websites. There are currently (retrieved 2011-09-03) over 25,000 links to this resource, noted by the Yahoo! Site Explorer. It is presented in other library and related locations worldwide, such as BYU Portals. The book, Crash Course in Family History, Fourth Edition, by Paul Larsen, page 173, lists, under Best Web Directories/Portals - FREE Selected Internet Research Sites | Family History | HBLL, and noted in the East ChicagoHistory Room presentation. 3. Visitors to regularly originate from the United States, India, and China (when not censored). * The Joseph Smith Jr. Collection * The Mormon Mummies and Papyri in Ohio by H. Donl Peterson 1. Thomas Milton Tinney, Michael H. Chandler and the Pearl of Great Price (Part I, II, and III, Salt Lake City 1975, 1976). Thomas Tinney was the researcher who located Michael H. Chandler in the State of Ohio and pieced together much of his life's story through excellent and meticulous genealogical research. Retrieved 2011-08-29. * The Thomas Milton Tinney Papers, 1941 - Utah State Historical Society; Mss B 223; 1 lin. ft. (2 boxes); Professional genealogist. Copies of personal journals and genealogy; research on Joseph Smith, Jr. (1805-1844). * [University of Utah Placement and Career Information Center, Confidential Recommendation for Thomas Milton Tinney, (Sr.), 13 Dec 1978: I have known Mr. Tinney for about five to six years. I have been close to him and his family throughout that time and I feel that I know him very well. I can recommend him as a conscientious, very hard working person. He is dedicated to the cause he serves and will give his all to that cause. He is a man of honesty and integrity. I also know him to be an intelligent man with the ability to express himself well. He is a man of perseverance, seeking after and working for his objectives until he reaches them regardless of the odds. I am pleased to write this recommendation for Thomas Milton Tinney, (Sr.). I recommend him to be a fine employee for any future employer. Name: Bishop Richard D. Shea - Organization: Bountiful 33rd Ward, LDS Church - Signature: Richard D. Shea] * Who's Who In Genealogy & Heraldry, Vol. 1. * Who's Who In Genealogy & Heraldry, Second Edition
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Genealogy Airplane Trees Intentionally Crashed Into Granite Mountain (Utah) Vault of Names?  A Confidential Report

Definition:  Genealogy Airplane Trees
An Airplane Tree is a Family Tree flying high and free of sources. "Coloring books, cut-out patterns, paper dolls or even paper airplanes are easily found in old newspapers".  On the other hand, Genealogy Airplane Trees are constantly being created today on the Internet, without documented support; like out of thin air; like a game, having no legal value by which prior covenant relationships and contracts can be validated with any certainty.

Real airplanes have substance that people rely upon to take living people from place to place. Imagined paper genealogy airplane trees are easily torn apart upon careful examination. “The greatest responsibility in this world that God has laid upon us is to seek after our dead. Those saints who neglect it in behalf of their deceased relatives, do it at the peril of their own salvation.” (Teachings of the Prophet, p. 193.). "Before vicarious ordinances of salvation exaltation may be performed for those who have died without a knowledge of the gospel, but who presumable would have received it had the opportunity come to them, they must be accurately and properly identified. Hence, genealogical research is required." (Mormon Doctrine, Bruce R. McConkie, Pg. 308)  Unfortunately, the cart is before the horse, with the ends (temple ordinance work), justifying faulty means, in major and minor software programs, created to network with Family Trees. The pursuit of family history and origins has historically been shaped by personal motivations, unfettered by accurate studies, proper oversight, or scholarly administrative control and direction. This is especially true with inflated claims made for establishing exact connections over time, using DNA samples and genetic estimates.

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Theology: Religion (Biblical) Information presented relates to internal consistency within documents, irrespective of source designation, as well as cross comparison over generations of time.

In the beginning of the earth, God talked to a couple who were commanded to perform agricultural tasks, not create a computer system, nor obtain a Ph.D. Nevertheless, God states He did create the heaven and the earth. The history of the Bible indicates one of agriculture and animal husbandry; to which God did communicate, intelligently, within the framework of the skills and living circumstances of the people involved. Understanding the Bible, within the context of communication, includes People, Places, Plants and Animals.

For example: Using the King James version of The Holy Bible, Genesis records that God said: Let there be light; and there was light . . . And God called the light Day and the darkness he called Night . . . And the evening and the morning were the first day. Nevertheless, in order of days, it is so stated that: Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night . . . And the evening and the morning were the fourth day.

From modern scientific knowledge, it is apparent, that in current intelligent language of the scientific world, what is said by God is equivalent to the process by which, on the fourth day, the regional solar system was set in motion, to move about the Sun in the sky, along with the other bodies in the heavens, within the backdrop of the more distant star systems.

Going back in days (1,000 earth years), on the third day, the earth land mass was formed, along with the seas, and plants. It is obvious to all sober thinking individuals, that this creation must have occurred in this sequence, to then allow the greater manifestation of light and darkness on the fourth day. This brings to issue the initial formation of the earth and planetary system, within a stationary, non motion environment.

Prior to these events, within the second day of creation, God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament. This creative act is now well defined as the gravitational field created by the mass of the earth as an independent entity.

Prior to this series of events, the earth was without form and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. This clearly suggests that the earth was formed out of a portion of The Universe, of unorganized gaseous matter and fluid element, which was permeated by light from God, condensed into a liquid gravitation field, and further defined with more rigid land mass, which was then set into rotational spin.

Nature has it, and astronomy shows it, that such is currently the composition within the various star systems seen throughout the Universe. All scientific.

The fifth day shows the waters bringing forth abundantly, as well as the fowl that may fly above the earth. This is most scientific and interesting, as it would absolutely require the previously noted plant life, to sustain the subsequent proliferation of fish in the sea, and birds in the air. Sounds like scientific, intelligent creation, as told by the Creator. This is a cryptic explanation, as it is self evident that plant life was both beneath the seas, on the ocean floors, as well as upon the exposed earth.

There is a distinct separation in the creation of the living creature after his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of the earth after his kind. There is no room for the theory of evolution. Reference: The Darwin Papers

There is a distinct separation in the creation of man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them, with worldwide dominion over all the other creations. There is no room for the theory of evolution. Significantly, this was a Master Plan, an executive process in modern business language, since all this was created and contemplated upon, every plant of the field before it was in the earth, and every  herb of the field before it grew; meaning in the most simple terms, that God prepared the earth, with all living things to event upon the earth, in time sequence, from Adam and Eve, until the very end of this planet as a temporal sphere.

Note again, the scientific facts concerning the statement, and there was not a man to till the ground. But there went up a mist from the earth, and watered the whole ground; then, Man was created FIRST in the physical creation, placing the most intelligent creature above all else. Just sounds like what an intelligent scientist would do today, in assigning the brightest and the best, to conduct a new University research project. And the Lord God planted a garden eastward in Eden, a "research grant", with extensive laboratory, an experimental chamber for all the children of Man, to work out their salvation before the Lord.

We now have scientific communities, with intelligent individuals, who should review the facts, within the framework of eternal realities. Science should be taught in all schools, nationwide, which cannot be done, without reliance upon Biblical narrative. This relates to all learned knowledge. It is clearly defined within the Biblical Text, in order of commentary, that it was the partaking, or touching of the fruit of the knowledge of good or evil that gave Adam, Eve and all their posterity, the ability to evaluate opposites, by experience. "Consciousness is a characteristic of the mind generally regarded to comprise qualities such as subjectivity, self-awareness" (we are naked and need clothes), "sentience, sapience, and the ability to perceive the relationship between oneself and one's environment. It is a subject of much research in philosophy of mind, psychology, neuroscience, and cognitive science."

Note again what is stated further in Biblical Text: they were to till the ground, as Adam and Eve were formed from the dust of the ground. The Bible is Scientific, the historical basis upon which everything rests; the key foundational testimony that God (the infinite, eternal and unchanged power) does exist. Adam and Eve were literally "grounded", to obtain their own foundation of knowledge, or belief and conviction about themselves in relation to a living God. The premise, reason, or datum was that God exists; it was the ultimate or first principle obtained in the Garden of Eden, the cause of their existence or occurrence, the originating force of agency.

The Bible clearly states the beginnings of all free agency and neurological thought processes. Indeed, the source of all power for POSITIVE action, (the faith of the whole world), from Adam's time down to the present age, has been dependent in some way, on the correct idea of God, as transmitted to mankind by their common progenitor. Their understanding and witness of innocence to consciousness, is replicated every day upon the whole face of the earth, by the birth and gradual development of new infants; which gives every living person an individual experience (not observed in other life forms), a repeat of the pre mortal to mortal life events that were had by Adam and Eve.

The Bible testifies in the Creation, that God is the greatest Scientist: all knowing, all seeing, eternal, unchanged, and everlasting. Counsel, advice or guidance was first given by God, similar in law when information is solicited from a knowledgeable person. That there was a group of individuals involved, is absolutely verified by Job, when the LORD answered Job out of the whirlwind. Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? declare, if thou hast understanding. Who hath laid the measures thereof, if thou knowest? or who hath stretched the line upon it? [Sounds like God is a Ph.D. Engineer.]  When the morning stars (spirit daughters of God, including Eve, mother of all living mankind) sang together (in heavenly chorus), and all the sons of God (before physical birth, including Adam) shouted for joy?

Science unveils knowledge and truth. Genuine Biblical accounts that are translated correctly, also unveil knowledge and truth, historical perspectives of individuals using spiritual awareness, feelings, social unity, experience, instinct and intuition. In different situations, over generations of time, a record was preserved, contemporaneously written down from the time of Adam and Eve, suggesting the Eternal God and His world are knowable; that mankind's individual biological organs of heart and mind combined together, can be relied upon to uniquely discern them and have personal dual witness of the truth, by reasoning with feeling. Their posterity can continue to reproduce similar results, by following the same instructions offered by the true and living God. In the modern world of today, the characteristics of intuition, or the immediate cognition that has led to great scientific discoveries, is a current manifestation of revelation: the mind of God, as so written in ancient inspired scriptures, or as revealed by the current authorized, living prophets of God.

It can be further noted that the Biblical text follows similar patterns found in handed down chronicles in Royalty lists, in which events are directly connected to the presiding authority in government. For example: In the six hundredth year of Noah's life, in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened. . . .  And it came to pass in the six hundredth and first year, in the first month, the first day of the month, the waters were dried up from off the earth: and Noah removed the covering of the ark, and looked, and, behold, the face of the ground was dry.

Additionally, the Bible is scientific in modern terms, forecasting future events.  He that hath an ear, let him hear what the Spirit saith unto the churches; To him that overcometh will I give to eat of the hidden manna, and will give him a white stone, and in the stone a new name written, which no man knoweth saving he that receiveth it.  . . . And before the throne there was a sea of glass like unto crystal: . . .  This is equivalent, in modern terminology, of receiving a computer laptop for individual intelligence retrieval, with password protection; living within an environment of a sea of glass like unto crystal, in which the earth is sanctified into a massive data bank depository.

The mind of Man is capable of absorbing billions of data bits, and the suggestion is given in the Bible, of what future technology will bring to this earth in its glorified state of existence. Confirmation of this ability is made in the Pearl of Great Price, Moses, Chapter 1, verse 8: And it came to pass that Moses looked, and beheld the world upon which he was created; and Moses beheld the world and the ends thereof, and all the children of men which are, and which were created; of the same he greatly marveled and wondered.

Therefore, in conclusion, the Bible is Scientific, as science itself is but one of the many branches of universal theology.
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PROVERB: Don't Look A Gift Horse In The Mouth

MEANING: Don't be ungrateful when you receive a gift.

REFERENCE: Latin text of St. Jerome, The Letter to the Ephesians, circa AD 400, which contains the text 'Noli equi dentes inspicere donati' (Never inspect the teeth of a given horse).

GIFT: First, I give unto you Hyrum Smith to be a patriarch unto you, to hold the sealing blessings of my church, even the Holy Spirit of promise, whereby ye are sealed up unto the day of redemption, that ye may not fall notwithstanding the hour of temptation that may come upon you. . . (as heretofore noted) my servant Hyrum may take the office of Priesthood and Patriarch, which was appointed unto him by his father, by blessing and also by right; That from henceforth he shall hold the keys of the patriarchal blessings upon the heads of all my people, That whoever he blesses shall be blessed, and whoever he curses shall be cursed; that whatsoever he shall bind on earth shall be bound in heaven; and whatsoever he shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven. And from this time forth I appoint unto him that he may be a prophet, and a seer, and a revelator unto my church, as well as my servant Joseph; that he may act in concert also with my servant Joseph; and that he shall receive counsel from my servant Joseph, who shall show unto him the keys whereby he may ask and receive, and be crowned with the same blessing, and glory, and honor, and priesthood, and gifts of the priesthood

AUTHORITY: It is the duty of the Twelve, in all large branches of the church, to ordain evangelical ministers, as they shall be designated unto them by revelation— The order of this priesthood was confirmed to be handed down from father to son, and rightly belongs to the literal descendants of the chosen seed, to whom the promises were made. This order was instituted in the days of Adam and Eve.

BACKGROUND: Staff Engineer (1990) Anthony B. Cassedy & Associates, Inc., Ridgefield, Connecticut.

OBSERVATION: The New Testament Paul mentions God giving “some, apostles; and some, prophets [traveling ministers]; and some, evangelists [evangelical ministers]; and some, pastors and teachers [standing ministers]”. Those who are appointed by revelation to give patriarchal blessings are called evangelical ministers.  The modern day prophet, Joseph Smith, Jr., stated “there should be a patriarch for benefit of the posterity of the saints, as it was with Jacob in giving his patriarchal blessing unto his sons.”

RECOMMENDATION:  From a genealogical research specialist standpoint, to establish more fully, the "Spirit of Elijah" within the body politic of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; this would require a more strict adherence to the scripture; with extensive ordination of patriarchs within all large branches of the Church.  Historical Notes: When this revelation was received, circa 1831 through 1835, the total population of the Church ranged from 680 members in 1831, to 8,835 members in 1835.  Branches are not Stakes. The first LDS stake was not organized until 17 Feb 1834, in Kirtland, Ohio, and the second stake was not organized until later, on 03 Jul 1834, in Clay County, Missouri.
In 1839, the LDS central Stake was organized at Nauvoo, Illinois; nevertheless, all existing stakes were discontinued at the exodus.

PROCESS: Evangelical ministers, who by proven faithfulness, experience, age and family social relationships, as fathers, grandfathers, and great grandfathers, are primary resources, within the LDS Church organization, that can promulgate accurate genealogy and family history research and preservation. On the other hand, Stake presidents are called into service, having a multitude of interest areas; leaders having management, business, specialist, and group leadership skills.  Aged men sitting in council, directed by the large branch patriarch, would include on a local level, an assembly of fathers by seniority, single mothers with families, and adult singles, youth and primary leaders, that can be summoned or convened for consultation, deliberation, and advice, on how to strengthen family ties through contacts, journals, and cordial personal family and extended cousin-ships; all presided over on a worldwide basis, by one of Hyrum Smith's chosen posterity.  As rightful, LDS Church prophet patriarch; he having by lineage, the right to the presiding lineage centered authority over FamilySearch, Family History, genealogy libraries and centers, along with all other social affiliations; if so sustained by the present LDS Church priesthood leadership, and all of its presiding global and local authorities and memberships.
RESULTS: Binding, strengthening & securing family relationships.
Revelation given to Joseph Smith the Prophet, at Nauvoo, Illinois, January 19, 1841. Because of increasing persecutions and illegal procedures against them by public officers, the Saints had been compelled to leave Missouri. The exterminating order issued by Lilburn W. Boggs, governor of Missouri, dated October 27, 1838, had left them no alternative. In 1841, when this revelation was given, the city of Nauvoo, occupying the site of the former vil...
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Facebook Family History Discovery:
Creating The Selfie Internet Museum of Us, Not Me

Using professional genealogy specialist rules, to establish cousin relationships, their names, dates and places, has expanded my focus on the past, to include present connecting ties, along with all future descendants.  DNA, as used in forensics, is an excellent method of gathering and examining information about the past, legally factual, when acceptable samples have been acquired, to secure all future family associations.  Nevertheless, sadly, there is no difference between medievalists, who diligently established bogus pedigrees to the God Oden, and modern agnostics, who use DNA to do mythical tracings back to evolutionary, primordial slime, declaring tenuous evidences to be fact, when they are not. "These trace the royal families through legendary kings and heroes and usually an eponymous ancestor of their clan, and in most cases converge on the god-hero of the Anglo-Saxon peoples, Woden."

RootsTech has just ended and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is promoting the new FamilySearch - Family History  Discovery Center, because "anyone can do it."  A new theme for ailing families worldwide: Internet Family History Without Borders. Package it all up on the Internet, using core genealogy rules, names and places. This Book of Memories is shared by all. Facebook is a global treasure trove of modern research links.  By connecting this data with imbedded names, obituary notices, gravestones, date and place records, the deceased families become one with the living generations; engaging reflections by seeing and visually touching. Self documentation is provided within the databases themselves; research skills are acquired by studying pedigree link structures. Unitedly done, these records can have their properly, technically attached pictures, notes, memories; enhancement bells & whistles.

Example: The BOOK [Stick] of JUDAH
Information gleaned from social contexts, both secular and religious, are reviewed, using modern genealogical research specialist standards: to properly reconstruct and correctly portray real historical lives and family pedigrees. Cultural, religious and family tradition, (their stated facts and viewpoints), are surveyed within given ancient contexts of primary and secondary record sources, as handed down for the benefit of our modern generation. This is a work in progress; to renounce war and proclaim peace, to diligently seek to turn the hearts of the children to their fathers, and the hearts of the fathers to the children; as well as the hearts of the Jews unto the prophets, and the prophets unto the Jews; lest Jesus Christ come and smite the whole earth with a curse, and all flesh be consumed before Him.
BIBLE ROYALTY: OLD TESTAMENT The Kings of Judah and their posterity are evaluated. Modern claims of genealogical attachment to the biblical records are noted, with remarks.
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SYNOPSIS: Biblical Genealogies -
"God" is All Knowing: Evolution and Big Bang Atheism

All responsible individuals can act through the light of Christ and do good, or choose an opposite course and create chaos. When Adam and Eve partook of the forbidden fruit, they not only brought death upon themselves, but upon all surrounding elements and all species. Pain and suffering are necessary conditions to understand opposites in this state of mortality. Because god knew Adam and Eve would fail, the Father sent His Son Jesus Christ to redeem all mankind, according to their own free agency, in doing good works to those with whom they associate, including keeping the earth habitable for all forms of life, and proper use of elements.

The celestial environment in the Garden of Eden, including the celestial bodies of Adam and Eve, had no radioactive decay: the death process. After the Fall, the vegetarian animals and some plants became carnivorous.  Radioactive decay, or the death process, did not begin upon this earth, prior to the partaking of the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden.  The process of decay and physical degeneration upon the earth was slower during the time of the early Patriarchs. That is why they are recorded with long lives.

Matthew J. Grow [Maxwell Institute, Brigham Young University,] notes: [Another heretofore unpublished item in Revelation Book 1 is "A Sample of pure Language given by Joseph the Seer." This revelation, which consists of a series of prophetic questions and divine answers and which was referred to by Orson Pratt in an 1855 sermon, identifies the "name [noted as AHMAN by Orson Pratt; i.e., the delightful man, or Man of Holiness: Give Him Awe or Ah, or Honor] of God in pure Language" as "Awman," the "being which made all things in all its parts."7 Christ is called the "Son Awman" and "the greatest of all the parts of Awman," while members of "the human family" are "the greatest parts of Awman Sons" (p. 265). ]  ["What is the name of angels in the pure language?" "Anglo-man."]

The pure language of Adam, as above recorded, identifies that to be part of god, one must continue to be written in the Lamb's Book of Life or Book of Remembrance.  Thus, keeping a genealogy in both the Old and New Testament, was maintaining, through the genealogies of the fathers, an umbilical chord connection between Almighty God, the Father of all the spirit children sent here upon this earth; the members of the "human family" being "the greatest parts of Awman Sons", or sons [and daughters] of Our Eternal Lord and Master, the very holy Jesus Christ, the YHWH god of the Septuagint House of Israel.  Or, as noted in Revelation 3:5 "He that overcometh, the same shall be clothed in white raiment; and I will not blot out his name out of the book of life, but I will confess his name before my Father, and before his angels." Thus, it is absolutely obvious that the Bible is not complete and much of its contents have been destroyed over the years; poorly recorded (defective languages), with some intentional errors.

Ancient written language has degenerated over time, as former Adamic language structure is closer to computer language codes used to communicate within and between modern electronic devices, rather than the more distorted, defective, and unorganized live human usage, coming from the Tower of Babel. It was more efficient, with characters representing concepts as well as individual word formations, the "longer and more complex ideas — even paragraphs", coming from the structural position of the symbol itself, in relation to the points of intersection of its composite subset of lines, curves, or dot points used for giving a particular directional emphasis. Once a concept was presented, by a simple series of lines or other marks, it could be magnified in scope to represent understanding associated with the predetermined areas of consideration, such as time, astronomy, priesthood, location, relationship, etc.

Almost all of the posterity of Adam and Eve, have had various changes in gene frequency within descending populations over a period of approximately 6,000 years. Before the modern era, there was a population bottleneck (or genetic bottleneck) during the time of Noah and the world wide flood, an evolutionary event in which a significant, almost total percentage of the human population or species was killed, and thus as a society, completely prevented from reproducing. [A population's genetic variation can be greatly reduced by a bottleneck, and even beneficial adaptations may be permanently eliminated. The loss of variation leaves the surviving population vulnerable to any new selection pressures such as disease, climate change or shift in the available food source, because adapting in response to environmental changes requires sufficient genetic variation in the population for natural selection to take place.] Thus, as shown by the Holy Scripture, the process of decay and degeneration was slower, accepting the age and longevity recorded for the early Patriarchs from Adam to Noah.

From current observations of world homo sapiens population groups (Latin: "wise man" or "knowing man"), one obvious alteration was change in skin pigmentation, as variations in [skin color are mainly of genetic origin and are associated with sunlight,] [Some types of fungi, called radiotrophic fungi, appear to be able to use melanin as a photosynthetic pigment that enables them to capture gamma rays and harness its energy for growth.] [In humans, melanin is the primary determinant of skin color. It is also found in hair, the pigmented tissue underlying the iris of the eye, and the stria vascularis of the inner ear. In the brain, tissues with melanin include the medulla and zona reticularis of the adrenal gland, and pigment-bearing neurons within areas of the brainstem, such as the locus coeruleus and the substantia nigra.]

[Photoprotection of the human skin is achieved by extremely efficient internal conversion of DNA, proteins and melanin. Internal conversion is a photochemical process that converts the energy of the UV photon into small amounts of heat. This small amount of heat is harmless.]  However, according to the ages listed in the Biblical account, (with the climate change), there appears to have been a significant loss in the ability of human melanin to capture sunlight in such a way as to harness its energy for growth; or, photosynthetic pigment (converting light into biochemical energy).

Big bang and evolutionary atheistic religious theories include chaotic behavior " in which even the slightest uncertainty about initial conditions leads to vast uncertainty about outcomes", since there is no God control. Jesus Christ, the Only Heir Son of God, representing the Heavenly King, descended below all things, and comprehends all things in the Universe; permeating from the Throne of God, the light of truth, or the light of Christ, which is the principal constituent medium in the stars, the sun, moon and earth, as well as throughout all space and all forms of life, including the temporal life of all mankind and its cognizant understanding.

Were you to consider the life of Christ, and seriously evaluate His stated gifts and powers, as the literal son of God, the Eternal Father, from a scientific standpoint: He has infinite mass density. His formed words then control all elements. Walking on water, passing through walls with a resurrected physical body, raising the dead and healing the sick, are simply the effects of an infinite mass density in control of all matter that is more coarse, and in a less refined and pure state. [And I saw no temple therein: for the Lord God Almighty and the Lamb are the temple of it. And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof.]  Singularity of purpose.

A Being having infinite mass density would be essentially a controlled, emitting supernova in human form, that would consciously be able to, like our sun, radiate constant energy levels that would restore and maintain all life and creations made by His hand, overriding all the projected effects of the second law of thermodynamics; holding the keys of death, hell, the grave, and every variation of immortality and eternal lives. Or, in other words, the expanding universe, the content of which is a set of all points that contain space and matter jointly, or cardinal elements, are ever expanding and increasing the glory of god its Creator; meaning, the mass body of god must be infinitely increasing as it records both control codes and the Universe "history". Spirit is matter, only more refined and pure, infinitesimal and eternal in nature, upon which can be written, by the power of the Holy Ghost, all of the characteristics and attributes of Almighty god, through the grace of His son the Lord Jesus Christ. Write-once, read many (WORM) approach to holographic data storage provides mental similarity. [But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel; After those days, saith the LORD, I will put my law in their inward parts, and write it in their hearts; and will be their God, and they shall be my people.] [Ye are our epistle written in our hearts, known and read of all men: Forasmuch as ye are manifestly declared to be the epistle of Christ ministered by us, written not with ink, but with the Spirit of the living God; not in tables of stone, but in fleshy tables of the heart.] King James Version

[Holograms can theoretically store one bit per cubic block the size of the wavelength of light in writing.] [Unlike current storage technologies that record and read one data bit at a time, holographic memory writes and reads data in parallel in a single flash of light.] [Memory storage density is a measure of the quantity of information bits that can be stored on a given length of track, area of surface, or in a given volume of a computer storage medium. Generally, higher density is more desirable, for it allows greater volumes of data to be stored in the same physical space. Density therefore has a direct relationship to storage capacity of a given medium.]

 "Thus I, Abraham, talked with the Lord, face to face, as one man talketh with another; and he told me of the works which his hands had made; And he said unto me: My son, my son (and his hand was stretched out), behold I will show you all these. And he put his hand upon mine eyes, and I saw those things which his hands had made, which were many; and they multiplied before mine eyes, and I could not see the end thereof." This suggests that the whole body of God is a storage repository; that ultimately, we think with our whole body, as we are created in the image of god, both man and woman. (In this case, as related to humanity, god being defined as eternal, immortal husband and wife.) This experience suggests to all thinking minds, that to develop a storage system that could even, for a beginning, store within the framework of a human body, the code to run and maintain the Milky Way, let alone the other billions of galaxies in the observable universe as we perceive it, would most certainly require having an infinite mass density.  Humans have about 100 trillion cells each, that could be theoretically adapted system wide [whole body], for use in digital-biological memory storage integration.

Science deals in its studies with the nature of and effects found in more coarse matter. On the other side of the sliding scale, the "religion" portion of matter deals with "spirit" that is more refined and pure; namely, all element that has been created by an Eternal God and whose form is eternal within itself, such as our contained spirits, or as stated in Genesis, "These are the generations of the heavens and of the earth when they were created, in the day that the LORD God made the earth and the heavens, And every plant of the field before it was in the earth, and every herb of the field before it grew: for the LORD God had not caused it to rain upon the earth, and there was not a man to till the ground. "  Bottom Line: Every form of life has a "spirit" existence, prior to physical reality, an eternal DNA that cannot be changed over time or space; composed of more refined and pure matter, that cannot be seen by the human eye unaided. [The physics of most models of grand unification cannot be discovered directly at particle colliders because the new particles they predict have masses at the so-called GUT scale which lies few orders of magnitude below the Planck scale and thus far beyond the reach of man-made collision experiments. . . . As of 2010 [update], there is still no hard evidence that nature is described by a Grand Unified Theory]  Except, In the beginning, God . . .
Abraham learns about the sun, moon, and stars by means of the Urim and Thummim—The Lord reveals to him the eternal nature of spirits—He learns of pre-earth life, foreordination, the Creation, the choosing of a Redeemer, and the second estate of man.
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Can Genealogists Play by the Rules? Whose Rules?

The rule book for doing proper genealogy research is exceedingly simple. It follows the same pattern given for translation of records. I will quote and then paraphrase, to achieve greater clarity. [7 Behold, you have not understood; you have supposed that I would give it unto you, when you took no thought save it was to ask me. 8 But, behold, I say unto you, that you must study it out in your mind; then you must ask me if it be right, and if it is right I will cause that your bosom shall burn within you; therefore, you shall feel that it is right. 9 But if it be not right you shall have no such feelings, but you shall have a stupor of thought that shall cause you to forget the thing which is wrong; therefore, you cannot write that which is sacred save it be given you from me. 10 Now, if you had known this you could have translated; nevertheless, it is not expedient that you should translate now.] Reference: Oliver Cowdery’s Gift

Basic Rule #1 THE RULE BOOK
Facts and sources are not an option; they are the very essential elements from which further actions can be prayerfully developed, to complete and extend the known evidences. To study and evaluate information out in one's mind, in an orderly, line upon line, structurally creative process, justification must be assured in references that can be restudied by any other reasonable person. Other researchers must be given information that can reduplicate the mental process and arrive at the same conclusion as the original author and researcher. -------- If it is right, it will be mentally satisfying to professional genealogists and feel good. But if the evidence is not provided, it will seem questionable and doubts will arise in the mind, causing a sense of confusion; a stupor. To remove this feeling of doubt and unease, the scholarly mind is compelled to seek for confirmation, by additional research as deemed necessary, to replace the doubt with substantiating facts, or to remove and eliminate all questionable connections made by the original author.

It is a self-evident given assumption, that conclusions reached will vary, depending upon the weight given to the evidences provided. I believe it credible that Christ obtained a physical body, which He could not have done were it not for the fall of Adam. The eternal Godhood of Jesus Christ mandated His obtaining a mortal body through the loins of Adam, from His mother Mary. It is a contemptuous insult to the glory, to the honor and majesty of Jesus Christ, to suggest any lesser ancestry before the arrival of Adam and Eve upon the earth. Prayerfully, "scholarship", based upon theoretical DNA extrapolations, are thus understood, but rejected. As James Tanner has just stated, "The value of genealogical data is directly proportional to the degree to which the collection contains original documents, letters, diaries, journals, photographs etc."  Attaching or embedding Internet data to online pedigrees, eliminates the ability for others, to hide, distort, or pontificate; i.e. to "exercise unrighteous dominion". It provides first hand access to where the conclusion originated. Mandated initial embedding and attaching documentation does "hasten my work", by eliminating the need for youth to be highly trained in the mechanical aspects of different "style" guides; the source maintains scholarship. It also provides once and for all, a vital control over the circular process of myriads of reduplication entries found daily in LDS Temple Ordinance Work files, with its massive loss of time, talent and effort; by verification matching to the source documents themselves. Also, at the same time, by cross-comparison with the known historical recordings of various events and data sources, it will provide the capacity for the systematic cleansing and elimination of currently published unhistorical, fake, or fabricated document sources. Thus, in my opinion, all the wonderful software programs provided conscientiously, by the reputable,,, etc, are "behind the curve" in their "bells and whistles" family trees. They are limited in scope, they are unprofessional, and do not provide now that which is necessary and expedient for the common man, woman or child, anxiously and cheerfully engaged in doing his or her family history research.
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Science, Technology and How Things Work

"The real object of genealogy is to establish lines of descent of human beings. Whether the motives of the inquirer be to make a study of heredity, or to join a certain society by proving descent from a qualifying ancestor, or mere curiosity . . . , the line of descent is the essential thing. All else is incidental."
Donald L. Jacobus, M.A., F.A.S.G.
"Is Genealogy an Exact Science"?

Professional genealogists or family historians use primary information for direct observation and personal evaluation. The first item at SCIENTISTS and TEACHERS, concerns Stephen J Danko's: Applying the Scientific Method. He believes "that genealogists obtain information by observation or experimentation - the very definition of how one obtains information in any empirical science".
Nevertheless, my observation in the use of professional skill to obtain further data, in tracing back family lineages, relies fundamentally upon record sources that relate to the core economic foundation documents of individuals and family units.

History is not clearly understood, unless careful consideration is given to the Industrial Revolution, [a period from the 18th to the 19th century where major changes in agriculture, manufacturing, mining, transportation, and technology had a profound effect on the socioeconomic and cultural conditions of the times. It began in the United Kingdom, then subsequently spread throughout Europe, North America, and eventually the world. The Industrial Revolution marks a major turning point in human history; almost every aspect of daily life was influenced in some way.]

Prior to this time, essentially, traditional family economics were basically connected to kinship-based reciprocity, which kept the various regional and sectional traditional societies together, from commanding royalty to the least of souls in the social hierarchy. Professor William T. O’Hara wrote:
Centuries of Success.
“Before the multinational corporation, there was family business. Before the Industrial Revolution, there was family business. Before the enlightenment of Greece and the empire of Rome, there was family business.”

Adam Smith wrote, at the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, "It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest."

In other words, from a genealogical standpoint, this would be regarded as essentially connected to kinship-based reciprocity of the butcher's kin, the brewer's kin or the baker's kin; then, later modified into the more independent "Economic Man" or lately, "Economic Woman", modern connections outside the family unit that are more prevalent to personal interests.

It is impossible to search for records appropriately, unless proper consideration is given to each family unit, as they relate over time, to this new social order, based on major industrial change.  Thus I have clearly stated heretofore, the essential need for extrapolating trends into the past, as a function of conditions, characteristics and data records, endogenous to current variables in family performance. The scientific method may be used to specifically evaluate the credibility of variously layered record sources over time, using stringent standards of professional evaluation; nevertheless, the accumulating direction is in my mind, a basic process of economic projection methodology, if done properly, using present data to "forecast"; i.e., to find past data points on an individual's pedigree.

Again, this "genealogical perspective" is a scientific method of looking to the past, by using a "reverse" process of economic projection methodology; i.e., [an absent or imagined person (prior to genealogical confirmation from primary source documentation) is figured forth -- the "face created" as the Greek suggests -- in words, as if present (after the pedigree is established according to the current genealogical proof standard).]

Many family history and genealogy related organizations are encouraging the combination of genetics and genealogy research. The European Journal of Human Genetics published: "Genealogy and genes: tracing the founding fathers of Tristan da Cunha"
. . . "It is well documented that many passenger ships, cargo vessels and whalers, some from Russia and Norway, used the island as a stopover port for trade and replenishing supplies. Perhaps the new lineage was brought to the island during such a visit. This finding provides evidence for the contribution of a hidden ancestor who left his genes but not his name on the island." Mention is also made that "the introduced chromosomes could be the result of pre- or extramarital affairs involving men from the island community." Thus, . . . "data presented here question the validity of some of the genealogical documentation and emphasize the value of genetic studies in tracing ancestry." It becomes a given, therefore, that personal morality, or the lack thereof, as well as economic contacts and conditions, drastically alter credibility in paternal research, and completely invalidate "scientific" projections of reliable ancestral connections, using DNA, as probability of "human errors" increases over generations of time.
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Family History and Genealogy World Turned Upside Down: Evaluating Software Program Methodology and Record Keeping. Is It Facts & Faith or a Continuation of Creating Fictions & Doubt?

["Lectures on Faith" is a set of seven lectures on the doctrine and theology of the Latter Day Saint movement, first published as the doctrine portion of the 1835 edition of the canonical Doctrine and Covenants]  Reviewing the 1844 Doctrine and Covenants edition, presented within The Joseph Smith Papers, I note that faith is said to be the first principle in revealed religion, the foundation of all righteousness. Furthermore, mention is made that when a man (collectively all mankind) works by faith they work by using mental exertion; thus, faith and doubt cannot exist in the same mind at the same time, for one will dispel the other. In March of 2009, LDS President Thomas S. Monson encourages all to Come Unto Him (Jesus Christ) in Prayer and Faith.

It is well that FamilySearch results come from Historical Records, and this is true also for, and many other related record keeping systems.  Nevertheless, in all software programs, whatever the "bells and whistles", it is the valid Family Tree that always is the very heart of the program. It is troubling to me, therefore, that ordinances are completed on records that are not documented, some untrue, and records are published that essentially are fictionalized. It produces worldwide massive duplications and waste of time, environmentally unfriendly Internet garbage, discouragement, doubt, depression and lack of interest, due to the careless, unprofessional omission of basic facts and related history. Undocumented written statements are valuable as potential clues for further research; nevertheless, they should be classified as a source having a veracity level given to illiterate oral tradition. Undocumented Internet family records or "tradition", should not be considered or given categorization status under the Library of Congress family history / genealogy headings; or be included as such, in genealogy depositories, worldwide.

When one is creating the Life Sketch of a person, or a Family Members Pedigree, facts and sources are not an option; they are the very essential elements from which further actions can be prayerfully developed, to complete and extend the known evidences.  It is my opinion, from a genealogy research specialist standpoint, that all new sources created or attached, need to have computer mandated, connective associations with former entries, line upon line, for structural justifications; bringing things past to our minds in an orderly, spell-checked, date and place validation process, discovering our real past and documenting our precious ancestry under the influence of the Spirit of Elijah.
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Google Glass, Technology and Genealogy:
A Family Block Reply

James Tanner: In my opinion, core activities of gathering, recording and preserving family history have changed, but are not being used effectively, to the detriment of the genealogical community. Modern computer  technology allows the process of connecting record source data within imbedded names, obituary notices, gravestones, dates and place identification records. This does save a tremendous amount of time and effort in preserving accurate family records online, as further investigation can be directly made to the original  source documentation attached to any given data item. This also eliminates any concern about future loss of records, as the Internet Archive WayBack Machine periodically culls and preserves web links. For example, my own web site, and subsections, has been "Saved 536 times between May 26, 2002 and February 2, 2015." it is automatic and free.

Genealogical methodology is thus combined with proofs, which becomes a self imposed online ranking system that reveals in embedded links, the accuracy of every entry: names, places, dates, and relationships. It is a self correcting system that allows one to see the "total picture". Elizabeth Shown Mills wrote in Professional Genealogy: A Manual for Researchers, Writers, Editors, Lecturers, how professionals are limited in their research by client demands. This limits effective investigation, which mandates conducting an all-inclusive "family block" methodology; the compiling of records for the total family unit. To obtain full benefit and credibility, using Internet resources, now requires research to be done in family blocks, past, present and future. Why? Because the evaluation of the sources no longer stays entirely under the control of the person expressing the opinion. David Rencher has noted that "We need a way to unravel mistakes made in the trees.The ability to undo what was done to see when mistake was made."  Online embedded family blocks are the answer, "a base of family, associates and neighbors, reconstructing neighborhoods and establishing an historical context", that are available for peer review on a global basis. Can this use reverse the dramatic interest decline in Internet searches for the words "genealogy" and "family history"? Only time and application will tell.
Chris Dancy of BMC Software at the Innovator Summit, RootsTech 2014 One of the buzz topics of RootsTech 2014 (no that is not a typo) was the presentation by Chris Dancy at the Innovator Summit. Notably, he was wearing "Google...
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His Historical Validity & Gospel Chronology
Genealogy research scholarship is multifaceted. Scholarly evaluations, (irrespective of systems of belief), which are not based upon the records themselves, have no real credibility or merit.

Pliny mentions Albiones as a people living on the Biscayan Shore of Spain. Anciently, the earliest name of England was Albion. In A.D. 60, Albinus was a procurator in Jewish history, in Palestine. Jews were scattered to German lands after A.D. 70. Note that Flavius Josephus (Joseph ben Matthias), Jewish historian and general [A.D. 37 to circa 100] stated in his time that there are no people in the world who have not some Jews among them.
(Josephus, Bell. Jud., II, 16, 4: VII, 3, 3.)

The Albiones were a Pre-Roman Celtic tribe of the Iberian Peninsula living the north coast of modern Spain in western Asturias, probably belonging to the Gallaeci and Astur group, and mentioned by Pliny. They are generally included in maps of Roman Spain. The name Albiones is also attested on the "stele of Nicer Clutosi" found near Vegadeo, which has the inscription: This same area was settled by a group of Britons in the post-Roman period, from whom the region took the name Britonia or Bretoña, mentioned in ecclesiastical sources as Britonensis ecclesia ("British church") and an episcopal see called the sedes Britonarum . . .

Pamela Fletcher Jones states in The Jews of Britain that there were Jews living in Britain as early as Roman times. She notes a coin of Herod Agrippa I was found at Bingley Moor in the West Riding of Yorkshire, struck 42-43 A.D. A coin was found at Melandra Castle in Derbyshire dated 66-72 A.D.; a coin was found at the old G. P. O. site in London's St. Martin's-le-Grand, struck to celebrate a victory of Bar Kokhba. There is also the discovery of a brick made by the Romans, found during excavations in Mark Lane, London, circa A.D. 1650. The brick, which was the keystone of an arched vault full of burnt corn, bore on one side a raised representation of Samson driving the foxes into a field of corn.
[The Biblical Samson, 12th Judge of Israel, "went and caught 300 foxes, and took firebrands, and turned tail to tail, and put a firebrand in the midst between two tails  . . . let them go into the standing corn of the Philistines" and burnt up their crops.]

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[In 1958, Oxford University Press published Colonial Élites. Rome, Spain and the Americas, which presents the three lectures that he offered at McMaster University in January 1958 as part of the Whidden Lectures. Syme compares the three empires that have endured for the longest periods of time in Western History: Rome, Spain, and Britain. Syme considers that the duration of an Empire is directly linked to the character of the men who are in charge of the imperial administration, in particular that of the colonies. In his own words, the "strength and vitality of an empire is frequently due to the new aristocracy from the periphery."] . . . [Syme first used, with dazzling effect, the historical method of prosopography--tracing the linkages of kinship, marriage, and shared interest among the various leading families of republican and imperial Rome.]
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