Family legends, stories and myths are a common reason that many genealogists begin researching their family trees. These legends often involve either being related to a particular well-known person or how a historic event related to our ancestors happened. This guide will cover some of the fundamental methodologies and resources vital to researching the truth behind a family legend or story. These tales told in the family from one generation to the next could fall into many different categories, some of the most common types of family lore will be covered.
The Researching the Family Legend Legacy QuickGuide™ contains useful information including types of family legends, how family legends develop, common record sets used to verify or debunk family legends and more. This handy 4-page PDF guide can be used on your computer or mobile device for anytime access.