Genealogy or Personal Historian?

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  • 1 December, 2012
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Just what is the difference between genealogy, family tree research and being a historian? Genealogy is the factual account of the descent of a person, or their family or ancestor.  It is the proof of the lineage that follows the lines from son to parent, to grandparent, to great grandparent, and so on. Family Tree Research is more or less a synonym for genealogy research.  The family tree itself is the charting of the lineage lines. Personal Historian is someone that compiles the memoirs or stories in some form.  This can be a simple one topic report, a full book, … Continue Reading →