Each October, genealogy enthusiasts come together to celebrate ‘Family History Month’ – a time to focus on inspiring people to discover, preserve, and share their family heritage while also making new memories with loved ones.
“It is only natural that we want to find out more about our ancestors, and what a better way to bring families closer together than by discovering more about the story of your own family?” - Senator Orrin Hatch of Utah, co-sponsored the Senate resolution
Searching ones ancestral roots can be educational, entertaining and sometimes – when one of them fails to leave a proper paper trail – downright frustrating. We are here to help.
Over the next several weeks we will be sharing tips, best practices and specific tools to aid you in your research – whether you are just getting started or you have been building your family tree for 30 years.
And for those of you who have already started building out your family history, we would love to hear about your own success stories, challenges you overcame (or have yet to) and power tips as well – be share them with us in the comments below or via our feedback form here, and you may be one of our members featured on our blog!
Here you will find informational, and sometimes fun, posts from the folks behind the scenes here at Ancestry.com. We hope you’ll notice just how passionate we are about family history and about the products we’re building to help connect families over distance and time.Visit Ancestry.com