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*Identify the people in the photos found in the box of stuff
 
*Identify the people in the photos found in the box of stuff
 
*Figure out where to start, what should be done first?
 
*Figure out where to start, what should be done first?
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*[Mayflower 2018 Study: Minimalist Millennials Don't Want Parents' Stuff https://www.mayflower.com/tips/movers-insights/minimalism-and-decluttering-in-millennials]

Revision as of 12:38, 16 July 2019

"My mother recently passed away, what do I do with all her genealogy stuff?" - a common question often received at the Family History Library. There are numerous ways to ask that same question and numerous ways to handle the "stuff" problem. The first question to be answered might help point you in the right direction: What is your end goal? Here's some ideas:

  • Preserve the genealogy legacy found in the stuff left behind by parents or grandparents
  • Identify the people in the photos found in the box of stuff
  • Figure out where to start, what should be done first?

Additional Sources