Table of Contents for Your Living Family Tree : Keeping Your Family Together Forever Through Print, Photos, Sounds, and Video


Introduction
Dedication and Acknowledgements
Section 1 The Idea
A Great New Idea, a Vision, and the Benefits
1
Section 2 The Parts
The Parts of Your Living Family Tree
5
The nuclear website
8
Friendly software
10
How might your living family tree appear?
11
Do you have a say in how the website looks?
14
Section 3 The Ways
The Ways Your Family Information is Shared
17
Words
18
Photos
19
Sounds
24
Video
33
Artefacts
36
Section 4 The Director
Your Living Family Tree Director
37
Finding that heroic first seed planter
37
Equipment needed
39
A Family Tree Board?
42
Family reunions
43
Getting the whole family involved
46
Focussing on the oldest and the youngest first
47
Money and bill paying
49
What do you do right now?
51
Section 5 The Future
Your Living Family Tree and the Future
55
If somebody doesn't plant this tree now?
55
Keeping it going far into the future..
57
And if it disappears for a while?
58
Your living family tree for 200, 500, or 1000+ years
59
Appendix
Personal Information Repository
61
Sample Personal Information Birth Sheet
80
Sample Personal Information Age 15 Sheet
83
Family Directory
89
Sample Family Directory
92
Key Date List
100
Sample Key Date List
103
Family Registry: Birth, Baptism, Marriage, and Death
107
Sample Birth Registry
110
"Tip of the Hat" Acclamations
111
Sample "Tip of the Hat"
117
"In Memoriam" Announcements
119
Sample "In Memoriam"
123
Annual Family Summary
126
Sample "Annual Family Summary"
128
Family Treasures in Print
131
Family Treasure Box
133
Family Flashes
138
Ancestral Family Tree
142
Journals, Diaries, and Memoirs
146
Unforgettable Recollections
152
Scrapbooks
155
DNA and Health Concerns
158
Other Attachments
160
Index 163