Create Your Family Tree
How to Create Your Family Tree
Creating your family tree may seem overwhelming but it is worth your time and effort once you see the finished product. You want to start by gathering together everything you already have. Gather all papers, photos, documents and anything you can find that might have some information on it. The backs of photos and inside bibles are a great place to look. Talk to all of your relatives and see if they have anything of that nature. Attics and old
Select one surname or individual to begin with and research one at a time until you can put the pieces together. There is a wealth of information on the internet and researching your ancestors on there is a great place to start. You are bound to find some valuable information there. There are many websites that will guide you and help you in your journey as well. Search for certificates that are public record such as deeds, marriage licenses, death certificates, etc. They even make software that can guide you step by step in the making of your family tree. Make sure you keep your information organized and dated so you do not get confused.
When you have gone as far as you think you can go with the one relative, start again with the next one until you have all of the information you need to complete you family tree. This will take a lot of time and effort on your part but the end result is priceless and a legacy for you to pass on to your kids. Doing this family tree you can gain important
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