Preserving Your Family History

Tuesday, 24 May, 2011

Family history is a vital activity to help preserve the generations of ancestors whose lives might otherwise be forgotten or lost. There is a unique feeling had after discovering our predecessors, something like a glint of understanding to a complex and ever growing puzzle. And after you’ve done some research, what then? How should you save and protect that information so that your family, and their families, can share in that unique feeling?

Family Search ( tackles the question of digital record preservation in a tech tips for genealogists and family historians article.  For the younger generation the answer seems simple, why not us digital record preservation?  Why not have immediate access to photographs, birth certificates and other documents that you can share with other family members?