Child Labor Laws In the US- The History

In some shape or form, child labor has always been a part of America’s history, and unfortunately this includes indentured servitude and child slavery. Large families often worked as farmers and similar occupations and the many children in these families would work the farm alongside their parents. As industrialization moved the working world away from …

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Occupational Surnames in your Genealogy

A person’s occupation is more than just their job it is often their livelihood and it can be what they are known for. Some people, especially in years gone by, this was literally the case. Names carry powerful meaning and a person’s surname/last name is one that gets handed own and that carried the legacy …

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Introducing Famicity’s Theme of the Month

Hello everyone ! We here at Famicity want to make it easier than ever for you to build your family tree, share stories, and leave a legacy for the future generation. To that end, Famicity’s blog will become home to the Theme of the Month. What exactly is this? Well, starting on the first of …

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Famicity Q&A

We have gotten some good feedback so far on our new beta version of Famicity but we are also getting some questions so we wanted to take this time and go over some key points about Famicity and what we are all about: What is Famicity? What is the economic model for the site? Are memberships …

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Famicity’s Impact on the Genealogical Culture

How many of us have no idea what the story of our grandparents is or even the smaller details of our parents’ story? Unfortunately, the answer is far too many. Records and legacy is far too often reduced to stories told at reunions or by old grandparents when the kids come to visit. Family legacy …

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