10. Start with your earliest ancestor and work forward.
9. Verify any information that you find in a book by checking a second copy.
7. Proper cemetery research requires a pen and paper, a digital camera, and a sturdy shovel.
For the rest, you'll need to check out Christopher Dunham's book, The Genealogist's Glossary (& other essential nonsense) at http://genealogue.blogspot.com/
This selection was re-published here with the permission of the author.