Published March 1993
by Summit Pubns .
Written in English
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Family Associations and Single Ancestor Hereditary Societies: F amily associations are formed by individuals who share a common ancestor or surname. Unlike hereditary societies, family associations generally do not require proof of lineage for membership, and are organized for the exchange of genealogical research, for fellowship amongst cousins, and for sharing current family news. Genealogy Resources Family Reunions and Family Associations. Some of the topics you will need to address for a family reunion include: forming a committee, physical facilities, registration, family history, activities, food, finances, and program. To honor ancestors and to help find cousins, some people have created family associations based on a specific ancestor or couple. Typically membership-based organizations, these groups may offer access to ancestor-related databases, unique library collections, digital and manuscript archives, newsletters, Family Connections Read More». A family reunion is an occasion when many members of an extended family congregate. Sometimes reunions are held regularly, for example on the same date of every year. A typical family reunion will assemble for a meal, some recreation and discussion.
Description: This directory of family associations, based largely on data received in response to questionnaires sent to family associations, reunion committees, and one-name societies, offers contact information on some 6, family associations in the US. The directory is useful for those engaging in genealogical research or planning family. Family Associations, Family Organizations, and Family Societies exist throughout the world, but finding them is problematic. This collection of links to the websites, Facebook pages, and if needed a mailing address, will help you find the organizations that can be helpful in your family history research. Feel free to add an organization or update any that are already listed. Family Associations, Societies and Reunions by Konrad, J. Publication Date: Use this title to family organizations specifically interested in : Jackie Couture. Membership in a genealogical society is an easy and fun way to network with other family historians. Besides the national and state groups listed here, more specialized societies exist, too — try a Web search, consult the business section of your local phone book, or snag a copy of the Hereditary Society Blue Book (Historic Trust) to find the group that best suits your needs.