One of the hardest tasks for my family is deciphering German handwriting hardest is translating it), Since of all Americans share German heritage, I think many of you will find this chart useful. Old German Handwriting.
American History Timeline: It's important to know where your family fits in history. The history of the world around them affected their lives and the choices they made. It also affects the kinds of records created that you use to research your genealogy.
Grandparent Interview Questions (free printable) and a "Lessons I Learned when you turned post. Do your kids know the life stories of their grandparents? Let this printable and post encourage you to ask.
"Second Cousins," "Once Removed", and More Explained in Chart Form