This checklist made up a kind of graduation portfolio for those who participated in Sunday School genealogical classes of the 1940s. Virtually all are projects that you could complete with a little effort but without a major investment in research – completing even a handful of them will result in an important collection of family information and increased confidence in your ability to do family history research, one step at a time.
Indented lines are brief explanations or suggested modernization offered by me.
Which will you do first? Which can you complete in 2010?
1. Officiate in the temple as a proxy in (a) endowments, (b) sealing of couples, (c) sealing of children to parents.
This is the ultimate purpose for the Church’s investment of effort, means, and instruction in family history, of course.