Requirement 1: Explain to your counselor what the words genealogy, ancestor, and descendant mean.
a. A genealogical or lineage society
b. A professional genealogist (someone who gets paid for doing genealogical research)
c. A surname organization, such as your family’s organization
d. A genealogical educational facility or institution
e. A genealogical record repository of any type (courthouse, genealogical library, state or national archive, state library, etc.)