The Best Reasons To Use Ancestry.com
When I started building my Family Tree a few years ago, I wanted to find the best software available on the market. I began my search looking towards the people I knew who were still alive in my family and asking them questions. That led me to the first hundred or so people on my list, but I knew I was far from being through my search for my ancestors. The internet was the place to be and, after doing some research, I came across Ancestry.com. To me, this is the best software on the market and you don't have to be a historian to use it.
It's Easy To Use.
Ancestry.com is a very easy site to use. They take you step by step. You fill the information in where it tells you to put it and it does the rest. As long as you have the information, it is super easy to use ancestry.com.
You can start with yourself and your spouse, add in parents and grandparents, then children. Ancestry.com will then take it from there.
One of the benefits to using Ancestry.com is that the site is free. You can choose to purchase information, but overall, you are going to get by without spending any cash. The more information you have, the better you will be.
Educational And Fun
Do you or your children know about your ancestors? Many people do not, so this is a way to bond with your family and learn about your family tree. In years to come, you can pass this off to your children to continue. Your grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and so on will be able to have access to their roots.
An Addictive Hobby
Finding about your past relatives can be very addictive. Once you start searching, you become like a detective going after just one more layer of the puzzle. You will find yourself searching in libraries, cemeteries, and courthouses trying to find that one piece of information that will bring your family tree all together.
Printing The Information
You don't have to keep Ancestry.com on your computer, either! You can print a copy off to let your children take it with them for show-and-tell or you can bring it with you to a family reunion and write in information from that aunt visiting you from the west coast. Ancestry.com can be with you when you travel and come across that bit of information that you can add to your list. It's always good to have a copy of your family tree with you.