October is Genealogy Month. Even though we are past mid-point of the month, it's not too late to get started or pick up on a line you are thinking about. Here are a few ways to observe Genealogy Month.
President Boyd K. Packer, president of the Quorum of the Twelve of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has given us valuable tips on getting started. In the “Your Family History: Getting Started” (see Ensign, August 2003), he advised, “Get a cardboard box. Any kind of box will do. Put it someplace where it is in the way, anywhere it cannot go unnoticed. Then over a period of a few weeks, collect and put into the box every record of your life."