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Will Your Family Preserve Your Genealogy Legacy?

Here’s a summary of a guest post I wrote recently for Thomas MacEntee’s GeneaBloggers site…


A few months ago, Twile carried out a survey of 200 people who actively research their family history. We were interested in finding out why they were doing it and what they were planning to do with their findings when the work was ‘finished’.

Most said they had started their research looking for an answer to a specific question (e.g. who was my grandfather, where did my ancestors originate from) or it was triggered by an event (typically the death of a loved one).

What we found most interesting was that very few had given any consideration to what would happen to their research when they were no longer around.

Read the full GeneaBloggers article: “Will Your Family Preserve Your Genealogy Legacy?

Published by

Paul Brooks

Co-founder of Twile

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