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When We Die, Who Gets Our Family History Stuff?

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Where do all our photographs, histories, pedigrees, and other family history collections go when we die? As my parents got into their 80s, my mom began to get anxious about passing on all the boxes of family history collections to someone in the family. There were about 6 good sized boxes filled with photo albums, certificates, and other treasures. She wanted to make room in the overstuffed closet where they were kept. Being the oldest in the family, I was the first one asked. Of course I took them and hauled them from Texas to my home in Idaho. It was like having an extra Christmas that year.

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Sharing Our Family History With Others

Why you should be considering using "Cloud Drives" to share your photos, stories, and other files with others …

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"When an Old Man Dies, a Library Burns Down"

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I love to learn more about my ancestors! Of course, I am saying this later in my life, when I have personally become an "ancestor" to my 5 children and twenty-three grandchildren. How I wish that I had asked more questions of my grandparents …

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