Why Family History Matters

December 08, 2021
Courtney Connolly has loved learning about family history since she was a young girl. Her grandfather would tell her stories about her ances…
December 02, 2021
The grief we experience at the loss of a loved one can be overwhelming. Perhaps you’ve felt this deep sorrow in your own life or witnessed i…
November 12, 2021
If you should run into Scott Fisher and hear him tell folks that he is more comfortable with the dead than with the living, don’t be concern…
March 30, 2021
Perhaps you have records and memorabilia you would like to know will be preserved for future generations. Have you wondered what you can do …
February 25, 2020
Setbacks are not unique to life. What is unique is how well we are able to bounce-back from those setbacks. This ability to bounce back—our …
July 20, 2018
The Oregon Trail—fording a river at the age of 10, hunting buffalo to extinction, falling prey to one of five specific diseases, and somethi…
July 20, 2018
Trailblazer. Settler. Explorer. Homesteader. Each of these terms is a synonym for pioneer. Throughout history, there have been many pioneers…
June 19, 2018
by Amie Tennant Countries in the British Commonwealth observe Remembrance Day every November 11 by wearing the poppy and honoring those who …
January 25, 2018
Español Every family has a story to tell—lots of stories, in fact. Some stories get passed down and are told again and again, while others a…
August 24, 2017
You may have never thought of your career as a piece of family history, but it is! Have you ever wondered if your ancestors were carpenters,…
August 09, 2016
They say a photo is worth a thousand words—and this principle certainly holds true for family history research. Documents can give you speci…
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