The process of tracing one’s family tree is a difficult and time-consuming one. In the course of this, it is common for a person to research their ancestors’ occupations.
“When you start about family, about lineage and ancestry, you are talking about every person on earth.” – Alex Haley – Author of ‘Roots: The Saga of an American Family’
This article is based on Chapter One of my book the “22 Steps in Researching My Family Tree”. The information is for new genealogists who plan on researching their own family tree.
Genealogy research for beginners might seem daunting at first, but it’s actually pretty easy. If you’re just getting started with your family history, start by looking in church and cemetery records. The records in England, the US, Canada, and Australia are all great places to start!