October- Family History Month 2021
Looking for ways to celebrate your Family History?
October is designated in many places as "Family History Month," and genealogists everywhere have adopted the month as their own. Whether you're new to genealogy or have devoted a lifetime to it, celebrate Family History Month with your family this October.
1. Call a family menber; grandparent, aunt, uncle or cousin and talk with them about their life story. Take notes and ask questions. Make it a fun interview. You might just learn some amazing stories.
2. Try a new genealogy website.
3. Learn about a favorite family reciepe and prepare it or start a family cookbook using reciepes handed down from previous generations or your all time family favorites.
4. Click here to start a family project; like these as a wonderful way to craft and commemorate your past.
5. Attend one of the many webinars and seminars available. Here are some ideas:
The 2021 Ancestry Fair of the Bucks County Genealogical Society (BCGS) will feature Maureen Taylor, The Photo Detective. In a day-long virtual symposium, Maureen will present an overview of using photographs to augment genealogical research and how to ensure your photographs—both paper and digital—are well organized and safely preserved for future generations to enjoy.
The Genealogy Gems Podcast helps you make the most of your family history research time by providing quick and easy-to-use research techniques. Producer and host Lisa Louise Cooke brings you the best websites, best practices, and best resources available. Podcast are100% free!
Speaker is Cyndi Ingle the Creator and innovator behind the award-winning and globally recognized CyndisList.com
Family Search is so much more that just a family tree hosing platform. Family search is a massive website that is made up of dozens aadn dozens of different research tools.
The International Society for British Genealogy and Family History (ISBGFH) welcomes you to the virtual British Institute (BI). This year’s institute focuses on Ireland, Scotland, England, and Wales. The British Institute is open to ISBGFH members and non-members alike.