After you have accumulated lots of family
stories, organized your "proof sources" and linked them to each
event (birth, marriage and death) for your ancestors it is time
to publish on the Internet on a personal web page what you now
know about your family. After you have shared what you
know you can ask for help in correcting and adding too your
You will find many people very grateful for
sharing your history and offering to send you photos of your
great grandparents, etc that you did not know even existed.
Mostly, I have found that if you will share
your e-mail address on your web site people can reach you in a
non-intrusive way. It is very exciting to find an e-mail
sharing information with you and saying "Thank You" for sharing
that story, it means so much to me also!
This is the moment you have been waiting
for... people will tell you about websites they have found that
add too what you have published and ask you to link to those
sites from your site. Now, even more people can share what
they know about your ever enlarging family.
Before long, you will wonder how you ever had
time to work and raise a family!
Click here to see many good examples of people who
shared their documented
genealogy research on the web.