9 Tips to Kickstart Your Family History Writing Journey with Enhanced Genealogy Tools

  • By Aishwarya Gurav
  • December 12, 2023
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  • By Aishwarya Gurav
  • December 12, 2023
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Exploring the adventure of documenting your family's story is a fulfilling and eye-opening experience. It allows you to connect with your roots and weave a tapestry of your familial heritage.

Whether you're a genealogy pro or just starting, these nine simple yet effective tips will steer you toward creating a fascinating narrative that stands the test of time.

Start with All-inclusive Research

Utilize state-of-the-art genealogy tools within Kintree. Interview family members, explore online archives, and visit local libraries. Document names, dates, and anecdotes, ensuring accuracy through cross-referencing.

Create a Detailed Timeline

Organize your research into a sequential timeline using our user-friendly interface. This backbone structure will give your family history a clear flow. Highlight significant events, births, marriages, and migrations for a consistent storyline.

Focus on Personal Stories

While facts are crucial, it's the personal stories that breathe life into your family history. Showcase the unique experiences, challenges, and triumphs of your ancestors. This personal touch makes your narrative more relatable and engaging.

Use Multimedia Creatively

Bring your family history to life by adding multimedia elements creatively. Incorporate photographs, letters, and even audio or video recordings. These visual and emotional additions help readers connect deeply with your family tree.

Organize Your Writing Effectively

Structure your narrative for easy readability using our intuitive organizational features. Consider dividing your family history into chapters or sections, focusing on different branches or generations. Clear headings, subheadings, and transitions guide your readers through the journey.

Highlight Historical Context

Place your family's story within the broader context of historical events using our in-app historical database. Explore the social, political, and cultural landscape during different periods your ancestors lived through. This adds a richer understanding of their lives.

Be Honest and Objective

While it's natural to feel pride for your ancestors, present an honest and objective account of their lives. Acknowledge strengths and weaknesses, aiming for a balanced portrayal that reflects the complexities of human experience.

Seek Constructive Feedback

Share your work with family members or fellow genealogists using our collaborative tools to get constructive feedback. They may offer valuable insights, catch errors, or suggest additional details. This collaborative approach boosts the accuracy and depth of your family history.

Consider Future Generations

Think about the legacy you want to leave for future generations using our forward-thinking features. Write with the understanding that your family history will be passed down. Consider how your narrative can inspire a sense of connection and identity for your descendants.

To summarize, writing your family history is a labour of love that demands dedication, research, and creativity. By following these nine tips with Enhanced Genealogy Tools, you can craft a persuasive narrative that not only preserves the past but also weaves a tapestry of stories resonating with generations to come.

Discover the journey of finding, and enjoy the process of bringing your family's unique history to life.

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Kintree is a family social network for you to connect with your loved ones. It is the ultimate destination to stay in touch with your family members anytime, anywhere and on any device. Kintree is revolutionizing the way we bond with our family like never before.

With Kintree, you don’t have to worry about keeping your social and family life separate, as you can only connect with your family members on Kintree. Staying connected with your long-lost relatives regularly has now become fun and hassle-free. It is a blessing for those who work long working hours and have no time to bond with their extended family.

The minute you create your family tree online on Kintree, you embark on an enthralling journey to discover your past, unlike anything you have experienced.

Whether you make your family chart alone or collaborate with other family members to build one, we are sure you’ll have fun exploring your family history. Below are some features that you’ll love about Kintree.


Our Foreroom feature is even more exciting. Using this feature, you can

  • Share your family photos and videos with all your family members on the go.
  • Create posts and share your thoughts with your relatives instantly.
  • Like posts shared by your family members.
  • Comment on their posts and spark interesting conversations.
  • Share posts created by other family members.
Family Tree

In the family tree section, you can learn even more about your family through your grandparents and living relatives than you did before. One of the easiest ways to uncover your family story is to create a family tree chart.

Here is how you can make your family tree.

  • Go to the Family tree section.
  • Click on Add Member button and start by adding your parents and grandparents.
  • Fill in the details and click on Save.
  • Repeat these steps to add your extended family.

Add exact details like names, birthdays, photos and videos, if any, to create an elaborate family tree chart.

Personal profile

Once you sign up, create your personal profile and stay in sync with the latest happenings in your family. Your profile is a place where you can add

  • A short note about yourself.
  • Your Interests.
  • Your contact information.
  • Your educational details.
Daily reminders

Get notified every time there is any activity in your family. Our notifications tab keeps you updated on everything going on in your family like

  • When someone likes your posts
  • When your family member comments on your post
  • Whenever they share your photos or videos
  • When someone tags you in their photos or videos
  • When someone in your family is celebrating their birthday or anniversary

Discover your unique family history and preserve it with our free family tree builder. Download the Kintree app on your Android or iOS device today.