Posts Tagged ‘Relatives’

Finding Family: Lynn’s Story

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011

Lynn O. is a new friend of ours. She enjoys the pace of her life in Hawaii, and never gave a second thought to online services like people searches and reverse lookups. That is until she suddenly needed to locate her sister-in-law.

At first she wasn’t sure where to start. Lynn knew about public records websites, but was hesitant to try one. She decided to give it a shot, and visited PeopleFinders.com.

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Discovering Roots Day

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Roots Day happens every December 23. It’s a day when everyone is encouraged to learn more about their ancestors.

Genealogy is the study of us. When we understand the people who came before us, we discover more about who we are today. The quest to unveil our past has become more than a hobby. It has become a passion.

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How much do you know about your family tree? October is Family History Month – a great time to learn more about the people who came before you.

Tracing your family history can be a rewarding experience that comes with unexpected turns, surprising twists, frustrating dead-ends, and amazing discoveries. Genealogy enthusiasts often spend years searching for old documents, tombstones and photos to learn more about their past.

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throughouttheworldFamily is defined in many ways. It begins with the people who share your name and ancestry. As you get older, your family continues to grow.

People marry and inherit a second family. Relatives give birth to nieces, nephews, cousins and grandchildren. Close friends and confidants are invited into the special group of people you call your family, even though they aren’t related by birth. A family is made up of people who share a special bond; it does not need to obey any boundaries.

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Mother-In-Law Day

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

weddingSunday, October 25 is National Mother-In-Law Day. It’s a time to celebrate the woman who is responsible for giving birth to the person you chose to marry.

It’s not always easy to deal with an extended family, and mother-in-laws tend to get a bad reputation. Although it may seem like it should be natural to automatically like and appreciate the mother of your spouse, that’s not always the case. So what do you do when you have problems with your mother-in-law?

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