Recap of Presentation “How to Start Your Family Tree”

How to Start Your Family Tree

Here is a quick recap of our presentation, How to Start Your Family Tree, you will learn how to get started researching your ancestors. With it, you will learn about genealogical databases, websites, tools, and resources that you need to succeed in researching your family tree.

I made is specifically in a way that I wish someone would have shown me when I started.

Now let's talk about this presentation. This presentation is perfect for anyone just starting out or anyone looking to get new ideas for their genealogical research.

Here is the Outline of the Video and What to Expect

Intro Dialogue (0:10) - Just a quick introduction to the video presentation.

What is Genealogy (0:40) - Quick definition of where the word originated and what is means. I provide the definition of what genealogy entails including DNA research.

How to start Your Genealogy (1:53) - Here I provide the basic method that I employ to help anyone get started with genealogy. It;s a very basic concept that works.

Records to Look For (5:28) - In this section I talk about the what records I consider to be basic and essential to getting started with your family tree.

5 Things that I Wish Someone Had Told Me (11:20) - As you get started with your family tree you want to avoid common mistakes that almost everyone does when they get started.

Software to Help Manage Your Tree (13:55) - In this section I talk about the benefits of using software and use examples of the one that I use.

Websites to Help You Build Your Tree (23:05) - Here I talk about best websites that I have found to help you build your tree with historical records and learning.

Citing Your Research (33:17) - In this section I talk about the benefits of learning to cite and document where your information comes from. 

Genealogical Books (42:38) - Here I talk about the benefits of using books to help you build your tree.

Other Helpful Tools (51:20) - Finally I talk about a few tools that I use to help me build my tree.

I am sure that you will enjoy this presentation and learn a lot from it.

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