Gathering stories from close and extended family members is vital to finding missing links, or just to understanding an ancestor’s life. However, anything but firsthand or secondhand sources should be taken with a grain of salt.
Family history should be engaging–after all, these are our family members! They have such rich lives and beautiful stories to tell that they deserve more than only bare facts.
Ready to set some great 2018 goals? If you don’t have any for family history yet, we’ve got a couple of ideas for your New Year’s resolutions.
Some of these are common questions you’d expect from family history. In other words, they’re the easy ways to get names, dates, and places. But there’s so much more to family history than just the basics!
As the new year pushes eagerly onward, it’s important to make fantastic resolutions (espcially in regards to family history research!) But, as ever, it’s important to look back and remember your history. Even the history of just 2016.
Though many people have Ancestry.com to build their family trees, there are a few extra tools you can use for free to give yourself an edge in genealogy.
The best family reunions don’t always involve the most expensive trips or meals, but rather include making and remembering joyful family memories. A great way to accomplish both of these goals is by including family history at your reunion.
Your house–and maybe the houses of your immediate family members–can hold the stories of your ancestors if you know where to look.
Family Tree posters are a great way to share your heritage. One of the benefits of using MyCanvas is that you can completely customize your family history charts by adding pictures, embellishments, and choosing your favorite background.
Today, we want to share with you the three different ways MyCanvas offers for customizing family tree poster backgrounds…
A family tree poster is a great way to organize your family history. There are multiple types of family tree charts that you can access online, which makes editing them really easy. The only problem is, navigating through your family tree in a digital format can take a lot of time. Not only do you have to make sure you follow the right line, you are also hoping that the website doesn’t crash or your computer turns off. If that happens, you have to…