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My Family tree Connections. ● The student will investigate family history and heritage; create a visual representation of family; trace physical movement of family members over time; and explore family connections to historical and geographical content in the 8 th grade curriculum. Vocabulary.

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My Family tree Connections


●The student will investigate family history and heritage; create a visual representation of family; trace physical movement of family members over time; and explore family connections to historical and geographical content in the 8th grade curriculum.


Vocabulary

● origins

● migration

● immigration

● ancestors

● genealogy

● heritage

● dialect

● archives


Why study about our heritage?

  • Learning about our ancestors, their lives and culture, helps us understand more about ourselves.


What is genealogy?

  • The study of how persons and families descend from their ancestors.


Get a Clue!


Collecting facts

  • People

  • Organizations

  • Governments

    All keep records of important events.


Types of records

  • Personal Announcements, Invitations, or Programs

  • Census Records

  • Church Records

  • Tombstones, Funeral Homes, or Cemetary Records

  • Immigration Records

  • Birth Certificates

  • Hospital Records

  • Marriage Licenses

  • Military Records

  • Newspaper Clippings

  • Pictures

  • Obituaries

  • Birth Announcements

  • Family Bible

  • Letters, Diaries, Journals


Where to begin

  • Gather information about yourself.


TALK TO AN ADULT

  • TALK TO YOUR PARENT(S) OR GUARDIAN AND ASK THEM IF YOU CAN DO THIS ACTIVITY.

  • IF YOU DECIDE NOT TO, IT’S OKAY. YOU MAY RESEARCH A FAMOUS GEORGIANS HERITAGE INSTEAD…


Alternative Assignment


Family tree

  • Shows a family’s ancestors.

  • Also called a lineage chart or pedigree chart.

  • Copy the information from your birth certificate onto your pedigree chart.

  • Make copies of important records and keep them with your family tree.


interviews

  • Interview living relatives.

  • When interviewing, write your name, the name of the person being interviewed and the date and place where the interview is held.


SAMPLE questions

  • What is your full name?

  • When and where were you born?

  • When and where were married?

  • What are the names of your

    brothers and sisters?

  • What are your parents’ full names?

  • When and where were they married?

  • Ask about favorite things and memories too.

    **Remember to get copies of documents if you can.


WHERE TO FIND INFORMATION

  • County Courthouse

  • Local Historical Society

  • Department of Vital

    Statistics

  • Internet

  • Immigration and

    Naturalization Service

  • US Census Records

  • National Archives

  • Social Security Administration


Family Tree

Family

Tree


Father’s Name:

Richard Dwight Holland

Date of Birth:

10-4-1931

Birth Place:

New York, New York

Standards’ Connection:

William B. Hartsfield

Mother’s Name:

Betty Lucile Brandon

Date of Birth:

1-10-33

Birth Place:

Paragould, Arkansas

Standards’ Connection:

My Name:

John Kevin Holland

Date of Birth:

2-21-1963

Birth Place:

Atlanta, Georgia

Standards’ Connection:

1st Generation


Grandmother’s Name:

Rachel Elisabeth Smith

Date of Birth:

7-9-1912

Birth Place:

Craighead County, Arkansas

Standards’ Connection:

Grandfather’s Name:

Emmett Elbert Brandon

Date of Birth:

? 1911

Birth Place:

Paragould, Arkansas

Standards’ Connection:

Mother’s Name:

Betty Lucile Brandon

Date of Birth:

1-10-33

Birth Place:

Paragould, Arkansas

Standards’ Connection:

2nd Generation


Mother’s Name:

Dellah May Devoll

Date of Birth:

5-18-1902

Birth Place:

Paragould, Arkansas

Standards’ Connection:

Sharecropping

Father’s Name:

James Cull Holland

Date of Birth:

9-16-1901

Birth Place:

Lowes, Kentucky

Standards’ Connection:

Sharecropping

Father’s Name:

Richard Dwight Holland

Date of Birth:

10-4-1931

Birth Place:

New York, New York

Standards’ Connection:

2nd Generation


Grandmother’s Mother’s Name:

Date of Birth:

Birth Place:

Standards’ Connection:

Grandmother’s Father’s Name:

Date of Birth:

Birth Place:

Standards’ Connection:

Grandmother’s Name:

Rachel Elisabeth Smith

Date of Birth:

7-9-1912

Birth Place:

Craigshead County, Arkansas

Standards’ Connection:

3rd Generation


Grandfather’s Mother’s Name:

Date of Birth:

Birth Place:

Standards’ Connection:

Grandfather’s Father’s Name:

Date of Birth:

Birth Place:

Standards’ Connection:

Grandfather’s Name:

Emmett Elbert Brandon

Date of Birth:

? 1911

Birth Place:

Paragould, Arkansas

Standards’ Connection:

3rd Generation


Grandmother’s Mother’s Name:

Ella Emma Dollins

Date of Birth:

9-3-1873

Birth Place:

?

Standards’ Connection:

Grandmother’s Father’s Name:

John Anderson DeVoll

Date of Birth:

6-3-1867

Birth Place:

?

Standards’ Connection:

Grandmother’s Name:

Delluh May DeVoll

Date of Birth:

5-18-1902

Birth Place:

Paragould, Arkansas

Standards’ Connection:

3rd Generation


Grandfather’s Mother’s Name:

Winnie Elizabeth Goin

Date of Birth:

10-13-1884

Birth Place:

Fancy Farm, Kentucky

Standards’ Connection:

Grandfather’s Father’s Name:

JamesBuckhannan Holland

Date of Birth:

10-24-1858

Birth Place:

Barren Plain, Tennessee

Standards’ Connection:

Grandfather’s Name:

James Cull Holland

Date of Birth:

9-16-1901

Birth Place:

Lowes, Kentucky

Standards’ Connection:

3rd Generation


Sharing Information with Class


Record Family Location on Maps


Add Information to Timeline


Evaluation -- Rubric

● Self Assessment

● Family Tree

● Oral Presentation

● Maps

● Curriculum Ties


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