I looked at my family tree…there were two dogs using it.
I’d rather be looking for dead people than have them looking for me!
I’m searching for myself; Have you seen me?
If only people came with pull-down menus and on-line help …
A new cousin a day keeps the boredom away.
I researched my family tree … and apparently I don’t exist!
These are some good family research tip
Always remember to check associations, professional and social records. Details such as name, address and some cases educational background and business relationships can be found in them. Associations sometimes print directories of members and they may be found in local libraries.
Family scrapbooks may provide a treasure trove of genealogy information. Those school records, newspaper clippings, letters and old photographs often have important clues for genealogy research. Memorabilia about an individual often yields dates, friends, relatives and deaths of close and distant family members. You might even find a birth certificate included in a scrap book.
Would they be proud of You?
If you could see your Ancestors all standing in a row,
Would you be proud of them or not – or don’t you really know?
Some strange discoveries are made in climbing family trees
And some of them, you know, do not particularly please.
If you could see your ancestors all standing in a row,
There might be some of them perhaps you wouldn’t care to know.
But here’s another question which requires a different view:
If you could meet your Ancestors, would they be proud of you?
As a family historian, do you have friends and family ask you how to get started in family research? This is a hard question to answer in a few minutes. Refer them to the book below to help them get started in this fun hobby.