Monthly Archive: January, 2018

Welcoming Our New Content Specialists

It takes a lot of work to keep the website content for The Family History Guide fresh, appealing, and relevant. We have added a group of Content Specialist volunteers to help us bring you the best in family history learning, just where you need it. Our new Content Specialists are: Laurie Beardall, Industry Partners Ada Nelson, Latin America Jim Millecam,...

Making Family History Come Alive – give the free Kinmapper app a try

Google “where did my ancestors live” and there will be about 3,920,000 results (in 0.51 seconds no less!) with suggestions from where to find records to how to interpret plot maps. Can we say that this amount of information can be a tad overwhelming? The Family History Guide lists a link on the Youth Activities Page to a lesson plan produced by the National...

Make Family History with Home Videos – how to create, save and share

In a blog post entitled Creating Traditions That Make Family Memories Cora Foley writes that “Traditions are a set of customs or rituals passed down from one generation to the next. They help shape a family’s legacy, while also instilling family values in its newest members, whether they be a baby or a spouse. Family traditions can also help solidify the bond between...