Make History Personal

Make history personal & develop some junior genealogists

How often I have wished I had asked Aunt Mary about that handsome young Sailor hugging her in that photograph … We all regret the missed opportunities and unasked questions. Then, almost in the same breath, we complain about the lack of interest our young relatives have about their own history.

Why is it the younger generation’s responsibility to know what questions to ask – let alone ask them?…

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Family history as art

Genealogy databases are wonderful, but how much time will you – much less your family – spend perusing its family group sheets? You’ve got to attract their attention before you can generate their interest. As you can see, a family group can become a work of art and with today’s graphic options it’s easier than ever to make your own. Who knows . . . it might even become a treasured artifact in a museum collection someday.