The Family Tree: Primer of Genealogy

Who’s who is the most common query when relatives get together. Each and everyone start to identify the connection of every individual in the so-called family circle. A family tree serves as a guide for an individual to distinguish the family connection between persons.

To show the relationship among relatives, there are important factors that should be incorporated in your family tree:

? Name of the person
? Date of birth
? Other pertinent information such as the physical address and employment

You will have to distinguish the relationship through:

1. Marriage
2. Extra-marital Unions
3. Progeniture

If it involves your own family, a family tree is a trouble-free task. However, if it involves identifying your ancestors, you will need to devote some time in order for you to be familiar with your roots.

An understanding of the family structure is needed so that you will properly determine your roots to come up with a well-developed family tree.

It is with a mated pair where a family has begun. However, according to genealogy studies there are two main bases for the emergence of complication in a family structure.

The first main source of complication in the family structure is whenever a man takes more than one spouse. Such identification of family tree may become arduous with this case since there are many lineages to trace.

An extended family is considered as a source of complexity concerning family structure. On a positive note, it is … Read more