Genealogy and Family History

Several days and months of the year are dedicated to genealogy and family history. These days and months remind us of our ancestors’ importance. And they can inspire us to research our family tree.

Genealogy and Family History

They encourage us to connect and re-connect with family and friends. We can use reunions to learn about ‘new‘ branches and ancestors in our family tree.

But also we can hear ‘new‘ stories, tales and anecdotes.

We may discover new records, documents, old family photographs and newspaper articles featuring our ancestors while we research.

Genealogy and Family History Dates!

Discover dates celebrated all year round that will inspire you to learn more about your family history. Also, get tips as well with these helpful posts.

National Family History Month

15 Activities That You Can Do During National Family History Month!

Did you know that there is a whole month dedicated to genealogy? Well, National Family History Month is all about ...
U.S. Census Years and Census Dates

Curious About U.S. Census Years and Census Dates?

Do you know when the U.S. Government collected information about the American population? Do you want information that these records ...
Julian Calendar vs Gregorian Calendar

Julian Calendar vs Gregorian Calendar – What You Should Know!

Exploring your family history will eventually throw up some issues for you when recording dates. This Julian calendar vs Gregorian ...
Census Years and Census Dates

UK Census Dates and Why You Should Use UK Census Records

You will be surprised as to what you can learn about your ancestors from old census records. There is a ...
Your ancestor's story!

What Is Genealogy Day?

If you love tracing your family history then there's a special day that I need to tell you about. And ...
What Is Historic Preservation Month?

What Is Historic Preservation Month?

Every American can help to protect and preserve buildings and sites that matter to us all. So, what is Historic ...

What Is National DNA Day All About?

It seems that almost everything has its special day. Two that spring to mind are Genealogy Day and National DNA ...

Genealogy and Family History Events Near Here!

Below are useful sites that you can check out to find events near you in your respective country.

Canada – Global Genealogy

A listing of family history society conferences, courses, meetings, presentations and special interest groups that cover the provinces of Ontario, Manitoba and New Brunswick.

United Kingdom & Ireland – GENEVA

This calendar of genealogy events is provided and maintained by both the GENUKI and the Federation of Family History Societies.

United States – Are You My Cousin?

Lisa Lisson provides a listing of both local and national genealogy events, conferences and presentations held right across the U.S.

You can also easily add your event to the list as well.

World – Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter

Dick Eastman provides a really useful calendar of events for you. Every state of America and province of Canada is featured.

There are also calendars for other countries as well that include the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.

If you have any comments, queries or suggestions for topics to add to this page then please feel free to contact me or comment below.

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Genealogy and Family History
Discover important days concerning genealogy and family history. Also, the dates of when censuses took place, changes to the calendars we once used, and more.
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The Genealogy Guide
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