I have been thinking about creating a genealogy database of some kind for a while, and I wanted to do it for a couple of reasons. One, we have some really good historical info on the family, but it’s all spread around — it would be nice to have everything in one place so everyone can see it. Two, I think it’s important to capture all of this information electronically at some point so that we have a way to archive it and preserve it for future generations.
I have scanned many of the old family photos and documents so they can be added to this collection. If you have anything that would be a good addition to the site, get in touch and I will put it in there. Also, if you see any errors with the information please let me know so I can fix it. I am relying on whatever sources I can find so it may not always be accurate.
For technical background on how the website and database were made, see the blog post Building This Site.