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Definition: A narrative or description of the events which shaped the life of your ancestors.

Pronunciation: [fam-uh-lee hiss-tuh-ree] • (noun

Common Abbreviations:  fam. (family) history

Related Resources:

Writing Your Family History
Genealogical writing and publishing step by step, including how to document your research, how to document an oral history, how to write a family history, triggers and questions, using genealogical software to generate a family history, writing tools and resources, and genealogical publishing options.

Family History Month
Celebrate your family heritage each October with these project ideas, tips, etc.

Oral History
Everything you need to know to conduct oral histories including how to prepare for an oral history interview, memory sparks and teasers, effective questions, scripts, and more.

Genealogy 101
A beginner's guide to genealogy with the basic information you need to get started tracing your family tree.
 

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