Getting Started in Family History
Our free Family Search Center in the John P. Parker Library is a great place to get started with family research. But if you can't visit, here are some tools from Family Search to get you started:
Start with what you already know, write it down, and work back gradually to earlier generations. Don’t worry right now about “how far back you can get”—start at home. Interview your parents, aunts, uncles, and grandparents. Seek out old photos. Then you can add information from other sources.