Family Finds

Why share Family History with Kids?

  There are many hurtles that prevent people from learning about their family history.  They might be really busy, not have the education to know where to begin or a million other reasons why, but kids?  Well, their only stumbling block is us as their parents!...

Day 40: Your Experience!

We did it!  Day 40 of our 40 Day Family History Challenge.  I hope you now have planted in your heart the love for your ancestors as you began this amazing journey with us.  If you are just stumbling upon our website, start your own 40 day challenge...

Day 37: Share It!

We just had a great family reunion last Saturday.  We shared some fun ways to get going with family history.  I will post some details to help you plan your next family reunion soon.  Here is a video highlighting some of our ancestors.  What...
Day 32:  Connect

Day 32: Connect

Today's challenge is to find out how you connect to your ancestors.  What are some things about the country your ancestors are from that you feel connected too?  Once you find out more about where they came from, teach your children about how you feel...

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Day 31:  Save It!

Day 31: Save It!

My mother is the Queen of saving important documents.  She has kept so many of my memories alive by the things she has saved for me when I was a child.  I have some hair from my first hair cut as a baby, my first tithing slip when I paid a few pennies, my...

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Day 30:  Facebook

Day 30: Facebook

Just 10 more days left for our Family History Challenge.  I hope it has been a success so far.  I'd love to hear your stories, feel free to post any comments on one of your favorite posts from this series.  Today, we are going to talk about how...

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Day 29: Research Log

Day 29: Research Log

Today, we are going to continue with Day 28: Organize It!  Below is a simple Research Log that you can use while you find information about your ancestors.  Feel free to leave a comment and let me know if you would like some more information included on...

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Day 28:  Organize It!

Day 28: Organize It!

It is important to organize your family history work. I know just the word "organize" can give me the heebeegeebees, but it is vital.  Not only is it important to be organized in your family research for yourself, but also for your children and...

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Day 27: What’s Arbitration?

All records before they become available online are indexed by two different people.  Then an Artbitrator will look at both records and decide which information is correct.  I haven't had the privilege of becoming an Artbitrator yet, so I get to learn...

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