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25 Reasons To Learn About Your Family History

In honor of Mother’s Day, we held a family history sweepstakes with Ancestry.com. A Place for Mom readers shared with us why it’s important to learn about family history, and we listened. Now, we’re sharing their top 25 reasons to learn about ance...

Why Is It Important To Know My Family Medical History?

A family medical history is a record of health information about a person and his or her close relatives. A complete record includes information from three generations of relatives, including children, brothers and sisters, parents, aunts and uncl...

Learning From Our Family History | Familysearch.Org

It is odd, that while we feel such a desire to be connected to our past, we don’t take the time to learn our family history. True, in every family, there is the story of the daughter of the duke that ran away with the stable hand (my apologies to ...

Why Genealogy Is Important

Some people have very specific reasons for tracing their family tree. Others jump into family history research without giving it much thought. Knowledge of the specific factors that motivate people to research their ancestors, however, can be a so...

Know Your Family History: The Importance Of Recordkeeping

Know Your Family History: The Importance of Recordkeeping By Johanna Chelcun, MHS, PA-C As we now know, hereditary diffuse gastric cancer is a rare inherited syndrome that is caused by a genetic mutation in the CDH1 gene. This gene has the possib...

Involve Children And Youth In Family History | Learn | Familysearch.Org

Many people desire to know where they come from, but a sense of belonging is especially important for children and youth. A knowledge about their family history gives children of all ages a sense of their place in the world. It can also give young...

Family Tree Kids! - Making Family History Fun

Working on a school project sbout your family history? Wondering if you're related to a princess or a Viking? Maybe you've heard a story about a Civil War soldier in your family, or you have the same last name as someone famous and want to find ou...

Family History Activities For Children: 3-11 | Learn | Familysearch.Org

Children love to learn about the world they live in as well as the family they belong to. The following links, charts, and exercises will provide some helpful ways to help teach your children all about their current and extended family. Gather to...

What Kids Should Know About Their Family's History

One predictor of a child's future well-being (such as self-esteem, anxiety and depression levels, and family cohesiveness) is how well the child knows his/her family history. The more family stories, the better. The Do You Know scale, developed by...

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What Is A Family Tree?

Children asked "What is a family tree?" provide some thoughtful, interesting, entertaining, and surprising answers. How would you explain the concept of a fa...

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Teaching Kids To Make A Family Tree,Sir James L. Thornhill 2014 Chimborazo Elementry School

There are plenty of reasons why adults should be curious about family history, but what about children? Why should adults teach children about genealogy? I'm...

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