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Writing Family Histories: What Books Should You Create?

Library shelves for Family History Book Formats

When you have a genealogy story to tell, what’s the best format for that tale? Discover which family history book you should create.

In the following video, I walk you through the types of family histories you could create. Watch to see examples as well as explanations.

Types of Family History Books

The general formats for family history books include:

  1. Facts Only Family History Books

  2. Story-Based Family Histories

  3. Scrapbooks

  4. Recipe Books

  5. Military Histories

  6. Letters

  7. Children’s Stories

  8. Picture books

  9. Chapter books

  10. Novels

  11. Historical Fiction

Family History Books Featured in this Video

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More Resources for Creating Your Family Histories

VIDEO: What family history book formats should you choose?

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Pick Your Family History Book Format Then Find a Publisher

Once you determine which format you want to utilize for your family history project, you need to choose a book publisher.

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