The Whos, Whats, Wheres, Whys, and Hows of Genealogy

When I was first asked to write a column for Mormon Momma, I knew exactly what I wanted it to be about and I hoped that a Genealogy and Family History column was available. Long story short, I began researching my own family history in 1998 at the age of 28 when my grandfather passed away. The list of things that I didn’t know about him was longer than the things that I did know about him. Over the past 11 years that curiosity has turned into an obsession. I am excited to pass thoughts, insights, ideas, stories, frustrations and anything else related to genealogy search along to anyone that may have an interest. I am by no means a professional, just someone with a lot of experience and desire to help others.

My first few blogs I have written with the intention of sharing the love of family history. It can be overwhelming, but I have learned a few tricks, hints, tips and shortcuts along the way that might be beneficial to anyone that is interested in learning where and how to begin.

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