Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Family Groups List Sept 29, 2010

We are replying to a request by posting a list of family groups in our Archives. To access, Sign-in at the bottom of  bigfamilynews.com. You'll need to download and install the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to open the PDF file (FAQ Newsletters here).

Is your family listed? To make additions, please use our Contact Form. Thank you for taking time to provide your feedback.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Family Group Sheets

We've added sample Ancestor Profiles and 85 Family Group Sheets for your comments, photos, and additional data.

What is your favorite genealogy research database? Let us know in comments!

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Picasa Web Albums Sept 21, 2010

We've uploaded all (but one missing file) photos in our 2008 to 2009 family newsletters to Picasa Web Albums.

From feedback, we also created other new Picasa web albums. By Email today, we invited everyone on our private family news access list to view and add to these albums. For Picasa and Picasa Web Albums Help, click here. You may also send your photo files via Email the author below, or send an Email to ourbigfamilynews-AT-gmail-DOT-com. Thank you for these suggestions. Please add your smiling faces and favorite places!

How do you most frequently share family photographs? Let us know in comments!

Sunday, September 19, 2010

Ancestor photos? Sept 19, 2010

From feedback, we've set-up a Picasa web album for ancestor photos. We're receiving more frequent inquiries about ancestor photos since starting our restricted  web pages. To get the link, use Email the author below, or send an Email to bigfamilywebsites-DOT-info-AT-gmail-DOT-com.

Where do you keep ancestor photos? Let us know in comments!

Monday, September 13, 2010

Address Book Tips -- Updated Dec 5, 2012

Our Family Address Book (FAQ) is your go-to place for keeping contact information current for you and your family. If you signed-up to share the web site (Registration FAQ), you're able to view online contact data right away (Web Sites FAQ).

Birthdays Web Album Sept 13, 2010


Our family enjoys making Birthdays special events. We have a new Picasa Web Album for family birthday photographs and we display the Birthdays slideshow on a restricted web pages. We've sent the link to our family news contributors.

For our kick-off, we're looking for 80th and 1st birthday photographs. To get started, we sent Email to 10 to 12 relatives asking them to share their photographs for known events. To share your photos, please send Email to bigfamilywebsites- DOT-info-AT-gmail-DOT-com.  Learn more about Picasa Web Albums.

Thank you for this suggestion!

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Heritage Project Underway Sept 5, 2010

A new team project is underway to read, write, and illustrate our family heritage and unique history.
  • Who are our ancestors and what role have they played in our lives?
  • Whose appearance do you resemble?
  • What principles and values guide us?
  • What role has our family played in history?

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Make a Difference

There are a number of opportunities for you to contribute to our family projects. These communication opportunities are open to everyone in our family, regardless of age or location. Whether you can give time, knowledge, or financial support, you can make a difference.

Please post comments/suggestions below any of our blog posts, use our Contact Form, or send E-mails to bigfamilywebsites-DOT-info-AT-gmail-DOT-com. If you prefer, continue using our personal E-mail accounts. Our team loves hearing from you!

What do you want to see on our web site(s)? Let us know in comments!