Category Archives: Getting Started

Family History Guide – a new FamilySearch Partner

This resource has been around for awhile but has recently been updated and enhanced – and is now a FamilySearch partner – and best of all the use of the site is free! What do you find in the Family … Continue reading

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Getting Started – March version

Sorry that the numbering did not transfer very well in the section on types of websites  . . . How do you get started? – 5 steps Identify known family information – write what you know – fill in as … Continue reading

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Getting Started – or Re-started – With Your Family History – Sept 2014 Version

How do you get started? – 5 steps Identify known family information – write what you know – fill in as much of a pedigree chart as you can – check with relatives – has anyone done research on your … Continue reading

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Genealogy: Focusing on One Ancestor at a Time Keeps the Work Simpler

by Barry Ewell from the Deseret News, 13 April 2013 Do you ever feel overwhelmed with doing Family History?  Feeling that there is too much to do?   We were impressed by following the “Power of One” – just focus on … Continue reading

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Why Are So Many People Involved in Family History and How Can I to Get Started

Summary of presentation given in Red Deer on 15 July 2013 What is the difference between genealogy and family history?  To me this is the difference between lists of dates and places on charts and learning about people’s lives.  I … Continue reading

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Getting Started with Family History (April 2013 update)

How do you get started? Identify known family information – write what you know – fill in as much of a predigree chart as you can – check with relatives – has anyone done research on your family?  (see Types … Continue reading

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Getting Started with Genealogy June 2012 version

How do you get started? Identify known family information – write what you already know – check with relatives – interview relatives and neighbours (how?  – look for directions and questions on the Research wiki at FamilySearch.org under Learn – … Continue reading

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