Holidays are an opportunity for family to come together and reminisce. Family reunions like these are a good way for you to gather information and even resources for your genealogy research.
As the family historian it is important to take advantage of occasions like this so that we can build our family tree.
As well as spending time with our loved ones obviously
Check out this interesting guide to the origin and meaning of holiday.
Holiday Origins Explained!
Discover the origins of these special holidays and why they are so important to celebrate. Within each guide I will explore ways that you can trace your family tree.
What Is Australia Day All About?
What Is Canada Day All About?
What Is Halloween All About?
What Is National German American Day All About?
What Is Native American Day?
What Is Thanksgiving All About?
What Is US Constitution Day and Citizenship Day All About?
What Is US Labor Day All About?
Just What Are The Origins to These Holidays?
No matter where we live in the world, each country or state will observe a number of holidays throughout the year. There are so many of them.
You will undoubtedly celebrate these days with your family or friends.
Over the years, and even centuries, the true purpose of these holidays may have been put to one side. Often due to commercialization.
Appreciate these days!
During my own family tree research I have grown to appreciate these family gatherings and holidays. This is primarily due to discovering more about these holidays and the reason for why we once celebrated these special and often sacred days.
So, if you are like me and love to learn about the history of events, dates and places then please feel free to check out this section.
I have included thus far holidays for the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia. I do hope to add more countries holidays and the origins to these in the future.
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.