Category: Country Research

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...

Integrating The Family History Guide “Countries” Section with Google Earth – a winning combination for family fun!

An exciting and memorable experience is in store when you combine using Google Earth with resources found in the Countries page of The Family History Guide (see Bob Taylor’s overview here). This is so much fun that it made the “top ten favorite family history activities” list at the Anderson home! Research your family history countries together and then gather around to...