Looking back into Family History

 

BY KILEY BACON

Natalie Kinsey Warnock, children’s book author and genealogist,  comes to CES every two years to help 3rd and 4th graders  research a person in their family, which is called an ancestor.  Then the 3rd and 4th graders go on websites called ancestry.com, findagrave.com and heritagequest online.com  The students use these online tools to research their ancestor by viewing birth and death certificates, marriage licenses, military records and census information.  The person each student picks has to be a grandparent or older.  Once all the information about the  ancestor is gathered, the students will write about them, gather photos and cool historic papers and create a board. They will  present the boards on Monday, February 12 friends and families.