Source: FamilySearch & The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Written by Tyler S. Stahle.
This is the first of a three part series. Life is good for the family historian with dozens of records containing direct evidence. Accurate and complete marriage certificates that list the marriage date, full legal names, and the names of each set of parents can be more valuable than a shoe box full of money in the search for a missing ancestor. Please read Part 2: Understand How to Successfully Apply the Genealogical Proof Standard; and Part 3: Three Ways to Ensure Your Research Meets the Genealogical Proof Standard.