Tag: Relatives

Ancestor Appreciation Day

September 27 is Ancestor Appreciation Day. How much do you know about your family tree? Genealogy is important to millions of people because it helps us learn more about ourselves and our past. Understanding the people in our lineage can help us gain a deeper understanding of ourselves. What better way to celebrate Ancestor Appreciation Read More…

Learn About Your Past And Yourself This Family History Month

At some point, we all wonder about the people who came before us. What were they like? How did they influence our lives? What can we learn from them? October is Family History Month – the perfect time to find answers to all of your questions.

Finding Family: Lynn’s Story

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 Read More…

Discovering Roots Day

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 Read More…

Family Stories Month

November is the owner of an often-overlooked celebration known as Family Stories Month. It’s a simple thing, really. Just a time to reflect on the silly, funny, serious and sometimes terrifying stories that help define our family units. Family Stories These are the stories of us. They can make us laugh, cry and experience every Read More…

Learn About The Past … From People Who Lived It

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 Read More…

Happy StepFamily Day!

Families have many wonderful attributes. One of our favorites is the fact that a family can grow at any time. New people can be added to your biological or extended family throughout your life. The largest and fastest growth spurts often come from the addition of a stepparent. Family life can be a little difficult Read More…

A Reunion 32 Years In The Making

Michelle “B” hadn’t seen her father Michael in nearly 32 years, but she never stopped dreaming about a reunion. She kept searching for him even when things seemed hopeless. During the 1990s Michelle heard about a new online service called a people search. One website claimed to provide current contact information for most anyone in Read More…

An 8-Year-Old Takes The Wheel And Saves The Day!

Today, April 27, 2010, is Tell A Story Day. That’s why we’re sharing the true account of an 8-year-old boy whose quick thinking and bravery saved his grandmother’s life … and his own. Young Dillon Earl was riding in his grandmother’s truck early one Sunday morning. The pair were on their way to church when Read More…