Genealogy 101: How to Discover Your Family History
Do you find yourself wanting to know more about the generations who came before you? You’re not alone. Family keepsakes are important to 80 percent of Americans, according to Allstate’s “It’s Not Just Stuff” survey, which polled over 1,000 U.S. adults.
Genealogy is a great way to start learning more about your ancestors. But if you don’t have a strategy, starting your search may get overwhelming fast. There are a lot of branches on your family tree to discover, after all. The good news is that plenty of resources are available to help you explore your family’s past. Here’s how to get started.