Family Tree Search: How To Find Your Ancestors
Are you planning on making your family tree? Are you curious to find where you come from and uncover your family’s history throughout the years? You must know that it’s not an easy task and you will need time and effort to create a complete family tree. You have to be organized and patient. But when you’re done the feeling you get is really unique. So let’s start.
I will try to give you some basic tips to get you started but you must remember that you need to research a lot unless there’s already some kind of family tree created by some of your ancestors.
If you are serious, invest on a family tree software that will organize all the information you find. Paperwork may become overwhelming as you will notice.
You will need a lot of paper.
Use a single sheet of paper for every person/ancestor in your family. Then make small family groups of ancestors. You will write information you find for every person in the single piece of paper that belongs to that person. And you will write a summary of the information from all persons who belong to a family group to the sheet of paper that belongs to a certain family group. For example for your family group (e.g. you, your spouse and your 3 children), use 6 sheets of paper one for every member of the family and one for the family group (5 members … Read more