In class on Friday, Mr. Watson shared a lot of wonderful information with us both about why it’s important to know our family history and how we can go about doing just that. Here are two of the sites that he recommended for research:
Don’t forget you can also check out the library’s website, Contra Costa County Library, and search their databases (with your library card, of course). You might want to start here:
I will post these links to the Helpful Links page on my Assignment Blog also. I’ll be doing a bit more research this weekend and will add anything I find to the Assignment Blog as I can.
The best place to get started with your research is your own family! When I started researching my dad’s side of the family, the first place I looked was my grandparent’s Bible. My grandmother had kept some family records in it, as many people used to. I can’t wait to see your projects!