Past, present, or future, the Internet is a source of information for it all. So much has it gained importance in our day to day lives that it has almost become impossible for us to work without it. Apart from rendering us so many useful features it has simplified our life in many ways. Besides connecting us with people who are living, it is also connecting us to the deadâ€¦ well almost! Will it surprise you if you learnt that the Internet is now revealing your family history as well? I am sure it will. The Internet gives you easy access to explore anything about your ancestors via sites like Ancestry.com, FamilyLink.com and Geni.com.
Users, primarily women, are accessing these websites to learn about their family history, their birth mother, their ancestorsâ€™ origin etc. This ultimately eases you to create your family tree besides letting your kids know about their ancestors.
All you need to do while going for it is just enter your surname in the search box and find huge global genealogy databases from where you can get whatever information you want. To be very precise, it is a platform to connect families with social networking sites. Facebook and Twitter users are using these sites in a huge numbers and in this chase WikiTree.com, which is a free and collaborative project, help you to connect various family histories with one common family tree.
Each profile page of this site contains a list which enables users to share information while protecting their personal information. Although you can extract most of the data for free, some sites offer you the services after you pay a monthly fee. Apart from it, if you are looking for a membership then its rates may vary with the length of the subscription.
Then there is Tpstry.com which asks you relevant questions based on your memories that you shared with your relatives. It automatically provides a Family Memories Website to feature its collections in a digital magazine with people, places, events and images.
Â Similarly, there are several such sites that help you in knowing about your ancestors. All you need to do is just browse through these interesting sites and witness your family tree getting bigger.