In the Nov/Dec 2012 story “Treasuring Memories,” Scott Tims of Dallas, Texas, describes how he’s been impacted by the stories told around the holiday table.
In these videos, he’s compiled memories and photos from his grandmother, Eva Marie Brawner-Malone, 98, who grew up during the Great Depression in Grand Saline, Texas. (See also “Tracing Family Roots” to begin your own genealogy journey.)
Take an inside look to see how one man documented his family’s stories to pass down to future generations, and jumpstart your own genealogy journey with these informative videos.
If there’s an ideal time to bring a family tree to life, it’s during the holiday season.
In the Nov/Dec 2012 story “Treasuring Memories,” Scott Tims of Dallas, Texas, describes how he’s been impacted by the stories told around the holiday table. He began compiling his family’s history 35 years ago and shares their memories in these short videos.
There are many reasons people trace their lineage and family history. These personal narratives show how discovering family history can fill in holes in understanding who you are.
Follow these steps to start preserving your family’s history. Learn how to document and share the lives and stories of your ancestors, whether as a written history, scrapbook, DVD, or website.