Category: Learning

The Family History Guide at Rootstech 2018

The Family History Guide Association is delighted to participate in Rootstech 2018! In addition to having a booth in the Expo Hall all four days, our vice-president and executive director, Bob Ives, will be presenting Introduction to The Family History Guide on Friday, March 2nd at 3 pm. CLASS DESCRIPTION: Attendees will be able to successfully navigate the free The Family History Guide website (www.thefhguide.com) to get...

Tips to Start Your Family History Journey

It is sometimes difficult to know where to start when you become interested in doing family history work.  These helpful tips are from  Findmypast which is one of The Family History Guide Partners.  The following categories are included in the drop-down menu for the Findmypast learning path (see tabs on the main page): 1. Account 2. Family Tree 3. Docs/Photos 4. Research 5....

Family History Activities – “I do and I understand”

Much has been written about the benefits of helping children and youth connect to their ancestors through family history activities. For example, research published in Emory University’s Journal of Family Life showed that children and teens who know stories about relatives who came before them show higher levels of emotional well-being and connection –  “Family stories provide a sense of identity through...