Creating a Family Tree

Creating a Family Tree My mother is your grandmother and my sister is your aunt….is this how you teach your kids about your family? How each of us relates to each other and who is a mother to whom? Why not use a family tree to elaborate on how each of us is connected to each other? A family tree is not only exceptionally useful as a teaching tool for kids, but it gives us a whole new perspective in life too. Building a family tree can also be a fun lazy-Sunday-afternoon activity with the kids. Building a family tree can be simple, depending on the kind of family tree you want to build. An elaborate one will take a …

The Family Tree: Primer of Genealogy

The Family Tree: Primer of Genealogy Who’s who is the most common query when relatives get together. Each and everyone start to identify the connection of every individual in the so-called family circle. A family tree serves as a guide for an individual to distinguish the family connection between persons. To show the relationship among relatives, there are important factors that should be incorporated in your family tree: ? Name of the person ? Date of birth ? Other pertinent information such as the physical address and employment You will have to distinguish the relationship through: 1. Marriage 2. Extra-marital Unions 3. Progeniture If it involves your own family, a family tree is a trouble-free task. However, if it involves …