In this process, we will go through various types of records that might exist and how they can be used in to aid research. At this point, you can pretend you are on a scavenger hunt for documents. Remember your
Here is a really great list of records which you might come across:
Family and Home Information Sources Checklist
This is just one of several resources available at "Ancestors," a companion website to the PBS
I have several cherished recorded interviews with loved ones who have passed on. I have found great comfort in the fact I was able to extract and preserve their memories before they were lost to us in this life.