Monthly Archive: September, 2017

Celebrate October as “Family History Month” with ideas found on The Family History Guide Activities Page

Welcome to October – “Family History Month!” Celebrate with family history activities for families, singles, youth, and children found on The Family History Guide Activities Page.  Here you can check out fun ideas to connect with living family members, document and preserve the past, learn about your ancestors, make your own family history, and so much more. Have a look at the suggestions...

Fun with games and apps (links are in The Family History Guide Children’s Section)

 Along with a myriad of activity ideas and resources, The Family History Guide Children’s Section includes links to family history apps and games to give children an alternative to some that are less productive and educational. They are so much fun and a great way to help kids get interested in family history. A few of our grandchildren were playing a game...

Use The Family History Guide to learn about Web Indexing and check out this upcoming worldwide event

Indexing makes records searchable online and is something most everyone can do. Each indexed record is a gift to someone, somewhere -allowing him or her to learn about and gather ancestors into the family tree. Indexing is not hard to do (you can select the level of difficulty) and it is so much fun! The Family History Guide offers the newest information and detailed...

October is Family History Month – plan to make it memorable with The Family History Guide

In 2001, Congress first passed a resolution introduced by Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah to make October “Family History Month.” Senator Hatch felt that in searching for our roots, we come closer together as a human family. I think we would all agree, and add that we also come closer together in our individual families. See how The Family History Guide...