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Family Biography Resources
The Family Biography assignment is a great way to learn about your family's history.
Some places to begin collecting information are:
- Old family photos- these may spark memories or create a good background for a family story.
- Family historian-many people are amateur genealogists and they may already have some really good information gathered.
- Interviews with family members such as grandparents, great aunts, uncles, etc.
- Local historical societies-many towns have historical societies with local information. Libraries often have archival records as well and may be able to assist with research.
For example: The Heritage Room of Union County http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ncunion/Heritage_room.htm
Mecklenburg Historical Association http://www.meckdec.org/
Anson County Historical Society http://www.ansonhistoricalsociety.org/