|4 Generations to Civil War Possibilities|
You can trace 256 grandparents in 8 generations, so somewhere there is buried a story of success such as the cunning escape, or a rags to riches; a story of pain and suffering such as refugees, and orphans; a story of absolute "favor" due to a class/caste system or royal bloodline; or a story of ....you get the picture. Of course the key is to focus on a story line you wish to share with others. Here are a few tips to creating your own fascinating story once you have a few generations of grandparents names (and don't forget the Women in Wars).
Voila...in 5 easy steps, you have your sensational story. Ok...maybe not in 60 seconds, but I bet you can leap to that ancestor's story in less time if the story is fascinating enough!