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'''Youth Discovery Activities can be used individually as you meet as a class or quorum.  Or, they can be used in group settings for large Discovery Days or Summer Youth Days.'''
  
 
===== '''WRITING MY PERSONAL HISTORY'''-Nephi 1 as a guide (Katy, Texas FHC) =====
 
===== '''WRITING MY PERSONAL HISTORY'''-Nephi 1 as a guide (Katy, Texas FHC) =====

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Youth Discovery Activities can be used individually as you meet as a class or quorum. Or, they can be used in group settings for large Discovery Days or Summer Youth Days.

WRITING MY PERSONAL HISTORY-Nephi 1 as a guide (Katy, Texas FHC)

“I, NEPHI,” - Tell about yourself: name, age, likes, hobbies, strengths, etc.

“HAVING BEEN BORN” - Tell the story of your birth and who told you: birth place, date, siblings, unique situations, etc.

“OF GOODLY PARENTS,” - Tell about your parents or other good people in your life.

“THEREFORE I WAS TAUGHT IN ALL THE LEARNING OF MY FATHER;” - Tell about the culture of your fathers (ancestors). Where did they come from/move to? How and why did they come to America? What are some family traditions that have been passed down? (education, religion, hobbies, etc.)

“AND HAVING SEEN MANY AFFLICTIONS IN THE COURSE OF MY DAYS, NEVERTHELESS, HAVING BEEN HIGHLY FAVORED OF THE LORD IN ALL MY DAYS;” – Tell about a hardship or trial where you have seen the Lord help you.

“YEA, HAVING HAD A GREAT KNOWLEDGE OF THE GOOD AND MYSTERIES OF GOD,” – Tell about some aspect of your testimony that God has given to you.

“THEREFORE I MAKE A RECORD OF MY PROCEEDINGS IN MY DAYS” – Tell about something important about your history that you have not included.


FAMILY HISTORY SCAVENGER HUNT-short list (Katy, Texas FHC)

Find as many as you can.

1. The name of an ancestor born before 1940.

2. The place your Great-Great Grandfather died.

3. The number of children your great-great uncle had.

4. The date of an ancestor’s sealing to their parents.

5. The name of a person in your family you could interview.

6. The name of a relative who would have stories about your parents.

7. The name of your great aunt’s husband.

8. The date of your great-great grandmother’s death.

9. A place outside the USA where an ancestor lived.

10. The name of an ancestor born before 1900.

FAMILY HISTORY SCAVENGER HUNT- long list (Katy, Texas FHC)

Find as many as you can.

1. The name of an ancestor born before 1940.

2. Name of an ancestor on the US 1940 census.

3. Your great aunt’s husband’s sister’s name.

4. The date of your great-great grandfather’s death.

5. The date of your grandfather and grandmother’s marriage.

6. The place an ancestor died.

7. A place outside the USA where an ancestor lived.

8. The marriage place of your great-great uncle.

9. The name of an ancestor on the US 1880 census.

10. The name of an ancestor that registered for the draft.

11. The year an ancestor was naturalized.

12. The name of an ancestor born before 1905.

13. The name of your great-grandmother’s brother.

14. The birthplace of your grandfather.

15. The birthdate of your mother.

16. Your grandmother’s maiden name.

17. A picture of an ancestor.

18. A story about an ancestor.

19. The place your Great-Great Grandfather died.

20. The date of your Great-Great Grandmother’s marriage.

21. An ancestor’s death certificate.

22. An ancestor’s, who lived before 1900, birth certificate.

23. An ancestor’s, who lived before 1940, marriage certificate.

24. The naturalization date of an ancestor.

25. The name of the ship on which an ancestor immigrated. 

26. The immigration date of an ancestor.

27. The naturalization record of an ancestor.

28. The color of eyes of an ancestor who lived before 1900.

29. The microfilm number where an ancestor’s name is shown.

30. The number of children your great-great aunt had.

31. The death date of a child who died before the age of 8.

32. The date of an ancestor’s baptism.

33. The date of an ancestor’s sealing to their parents.

34. The date of an ancestor’s sealing to their children.

35. The date of an ancestor’s sealing to their parents.

36. The temple where an ancestor was sealed to their family.

37. The temple where an ancestor was baptized.

38. The christening date of an ancestor.

39. The address of an ancestor from before 1940.

40. A map where your family lived before 1900.

41. The microfiche reference number where an ancestor’s name is.

42. The name of a source where an ancestor’s name.

43. The married name of your great-great grandmother’s niece.

44. The name of your great-grandfather’s, brother’s wife.

45. How long an ancestor lived who was born before 1900.