Alert: New Sunflower Church will be closing permanently at the end of 2015. Thank you to everyone that helped out.
Stories are an important part of church. They are also an important part of family history. Finding those stories and other vitals about your ancestors can be fun and rewarding.
We should seek to know more about our family. It creates a closer bond with our living relatives. It helps us be better people by learning from the past. It also helps when communicating with the spirit world as we know more about people and concepts not of our time.
Researching family history can also help us understand spiritual beliefs of our ancestors. I love finding references to the church that my ancestors attended in their obituary or references to some pastoring a church. Baptism records are also available at times.
When I read The Researcher’s Guide to American Genealogy, it purposed that you come up with a hypothesis and then try to find records that match that hypothesis. I don’t understand this method and I want to share with you some of the unique ways that I research. My method is to find as many… Read more »