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The Purposeful Family Historian: A Guide for Researchers


The Purposeful Family Historian: A Guide for Researchers [Kindle Edition]

Family history is more than just a quest for filling out the family tree. It is an experience which is founded on purpose.

What drives us to dabble in family history research? Is it because we love history? We love our family? We’re crazy masochistic introverts who love spending long hours banging our heads against the keyboard when we run into brick walls? It’s because we feel, deep within us, a sense of purpose calling us to be the story-keeper for our ancestors.

Using research from multiple disciplines ranging from psychology and self-improvement to project management and business skills, this book guides you toward identifying the sense of purpose which called you to family history and leverage it to have more fruitful and meaningful research time.

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Ancestral Findings

Will Moneymaker founded Ancestral Findings back in 1995. He has been involved in genealogy research for over 20 years. The thrill of the hunt, the adventure, and the excitement begin when he started investigating the meaning of his last name. He continues to enjoy researching his family tree, answering free genealogy lookups, and taking photos. Why I Love Genealogy (And You Should, Too!)