Many of us want to connect our ancestry to Pilgrims, royalty, Revolutionary figures, or pop culture legends. But the truth is, likely, we’re just descended from ordinary people.
Make sure you know these myths so you can build a more accurate family tree!
When recording your family history, you’ll want the most accurate information available to you. After all, what you discover will sculpt your own history, as well as the history of those who use your research as a spring board to learn more about their own. Information is most accurate when it’s learned from a primary source, as opposed to a secondary or even tertiary source. To know the difference between primary and secondary sources, check the lists below.