Comments on: Leaving Your Legacy http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2013/08/30/leaving-your-legacy/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=leaving-your-legacy The official blog of Ancestry Tue, 21 Apr 2015 05:37:08 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.5.2 By: vashikaranhttp://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2013/08/30/leaving-your-legacy/#comment-229040 vashikaran Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:09:48 +0000 http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/?p=11422#comment-229040 I found some other ways to get kids ( one 4 year old son, and 7 year old daughter ) involved more into family rituals and history. I had several VHS recording of my father and mother in law, with my husband. I showed them to my kids. Now they keep asking me little question from that video. feels good that kids atleast talk about past days

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By: Sandra Kurtzhttp://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2013/08/30/leaving-your-legacy/#comment-210133 Sandra Kurtz Wed, 12 Mar 2014 23:36:01 +0000 http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/?p=11422#comment-210133 I teach fifth grade and have found students love to fill out pedigree charts with their parents help. This leads to good discussions of relatives who may have immigrated to America. This also has caused many parents to want to explore their family history further. I use a digital tape recorder to record my mom’s answers to my family history question. Kids would love to tape their grandparents. They are more techno than many adults ( myself included!).

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By: vashikaran mantrashttp://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2013/08/30/leaving-your-legacy/#comment-171008 vashikaran mantras Fri, 20 Dec 2013 06:03:31 +0000 http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/?p=11422#comment-171008 I have also same story of vashikaran. Now this time my age 21 year last 7 years me and my brother clean grandfather room a i see a letter. Its a love letter and wrote my grandfather to my grand mother. I read this and i very inspire my grand father. Good love story………….

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By: vashikaranhttp://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2013/08/30/leaving-your-legacy/#comment-127220 vashikaran Thu, 12 Sep 2013 11:27:51 +0000 http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/?p=11422#comment-127220 I got involved in family history without a “nudge.” Anyway, me and my cousin were helping my grandma clean our great-grandma’s apartment. While we were there, I started looking through some boxes, closets, etc. for old documents and/or pictures (she has things everywhere). My cousin started to get interested (she’s 12). I made it seem like a scavenger hunt, like we were on National Treasure or something! Between the two of us, we found a lot of great photos, pamphlets, documents, and more!

vashikaran

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By: Dianehttp://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2013/08/30/leaving-your-legacy/#comment-124792 Diane Sat, 07 Sep 2013 01:10:06 +0000 http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/?p=11422#comment-124792 I began writing my memories of my childhood several yrs ago. I made an album which I can add to each year, and on Christmas, I add more stories, pictures, etc. to be added to my daughters album ( I titled it “Once Upon My Time”) The girls look forward to the new pages each year and I find if I take the time to write something once a month or so, the stories and memories begin to come back to me. I share things like games I played, friends, school experiences, relatives, pets, and different things which happened to me growing up. Stories can be very short, or a page or two. I try to add old pix which may go along with my stories. This will be the 4th year, and the album grows. A great book to get is called “Passing on A written Legacy” by Lana Rockwell. It is “an easy guide to Memory writing”. Give it a try.

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By: A Grandparent’s Legacy: Your Life Story in Your Own Words | WWW.DINFOBLOG.NEThttp://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2013/08/30/leaving-your-legacy/#comment-123982 A Grandparent’s Legacy: Your Life Story in Your Own Words | WWW.DINFOBLOG.NET Thu, 05 Sep 2013 11:49:29 +0000 http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/?p=11422#comment-123982 [...] Leaving Your Legacy – Ancestry.com Blog [...]

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By: Larryhttp://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2013/08/30/leaving-your-legacy/#comment-123752 Larry Wed, 04 Sep 2013 22:04:19 +0000 http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/?p=11422#comment-123752 Here’s a story that begs to be told. What are the odds that a family member made his living by boxing kangaroos? Here is an abbreviated copy of a couple of e-mails between a new found cousin and myself: “I have pictures and handbills of a lot of kangaroo boxing pictures with Frank in them. One of his kangaroos (Knock Out Bob) was most famous. My Father was Ervin George and I am his son Larry Ervin” ….. “Oh my god it’s true! He boxed a kangaroo! I just can’t get over it !
I was thinking it was just a story. Oh my! Larry thanks for letting me know. And it’s great to meet you.My great grandmother was his sister . I have been researching for 3-4 years now. I have a lot of documents I would love to share with you. If you would like, I can mail and/ or email them to you? I have been in contact with your cousin . (Her father was Donald. His brothers were Gerald and Robert.) I just sent her a package last month. I have to beg beg beg you to send me copies/ scans of Frank and the kangaroos! You know many years ago I wrote a children’s book about a great uncle who boxed a kangaroo. I got a few really great rejections!” Jeanne..
You too may have a hidden kangaroo is your past or certainly something just as strange… Check it Out!

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By: Alice Kinghttp://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2013/08/30/leaving-your-legacy/#comment-123719 Alice King Wed, 04 Sep 2013 20:40:22 +0000 http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/?p=11422#comment-123719 When my daughter was a young teen (over 30 years ago) one of her teachers gave the students a list of extra credit projects. One suggestion was to come up with a novel way to illustrate her family tree. Since it was late fall, with Christmas right around the corner, I suggested she draw a Christmas tree on a large piece of poster board and decorate it with lights. The star at the top of the tree was my daughters name with date and place of birth. From her star were two lines to the first pair of “lights” representing myself and her father. Down the tree it went, with a pair of parental “light cords” to each additional generation. Not wanting to leave anyone out I had her turn the poster board over and attach a paper holiday drink coaster (glued at the top edge only) to correspond with each person on the front. When you lifted up the coaster you would see the siblings of the person on the front side. It was not only a great (and fun) project for her but sparked a life long interest in the family tree.

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By: Gaylehttp://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2013/08/30/leaving-your-legacy/#comment-122333 Gayle Sun, 01 Sep 2013 16:53:40 +0000 http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/?p=11422#comment-122333 Just before Thanksgiving 2012, I discovered my Mayflower connection, William Brewster. After our holiday dinner, with all 8 grandkids and their parents present, I pretended I was his daughter Patience and told what it was like moving to Holland and back to England to board our ship. I explained what I knew of the first Thanksgiving. Then I gave them all a family tree (that I downloaded here) showing how they descended from the Brewsters. I was surprised and very pleased that all of them showed an interest. One in particular wanted to know more. She is the one I will pass my tree along to!

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By: Samanthahttp://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/2013/08/30/leaving-your-legacy/#comment-121577 Samantha Fri, 30 Aug 2013 20:09:12 +0000 http://blogs.ancestry.com/ancestry/?p=11422#comment-121577 Being 17 and having a love for history, I got involved in family history without a “nudge.” Anyway, me and my cousin were helping my grandma clean our great-grandma’s apartment. While we were there, I started looking through some boxes, closets, etc. for old documents and/or pictures (she has things everywhere). My cousin started to get interested (she’s 12). I made it seem like a scavenger hunt, like we were on National Treasure or something! Between the two of us, we found a lot of great photos, pamphlets, documents, and more!

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