Hunting for your heritage - Henry County School District

Hunting for your heritage - Henry County School District

TREE CONNECTIO NS The student will investigate family history and heritage; create a visual representation of family; trace physical movement of family members over time; and explore family connections to historical and geographical content in the 8th grade curriculum. VOCABULARY

origins migration immigration ancestors genealogy heritage dialect archives WHY STUDY ABOUT OUR HERITAGE?

Learning about our ancestors, their lives and culture, helps us understand more about ourselves. WHAT IS GENEALOGY? The study of how persons and families descend from their ancestors. GET A CLUE!

FACTS People Organizations Governments All keep records of important events. RECORDS

Birth Certificates Hospital Records Marriage Licenses Military Records Newspaper Clippings Pictures Obituaries Birth Announcements Family Bible

Letters, Diaries, Journals Personal Announcements, Invitations, or Programs Census Records Church Records Tombstones, Funeral Homes, or Cemetary Records Immigration Records BEGIN

Gather information about yourself. TALK TO AN ADULT TALK TO YOUR PARENT(S) OR GUARDIAN AND ASK THEM IF YOU CAN DO THIS ACTIVITY. IF YOU DECIDE NOT TO, ITS OKAY. YOU MAY RESEARCH A FAMOUS GEORGIANS HERITAGE INSTEAD ALTERNATIVE ASSIGNMENT

FAMILY TREE Shows a familys ancestors. Also called a lineage chart or pedigree chart. Copy the information from your birth certificate

onto your pedigree chart. Make copies of important records and keep them with your family tree. INTERVIEWS Interview living relatives. When interviewing, write your name, the name of the person being interviewed and the date and place where the interview is held. SAMPLE QUESTIONS

What is your full name? When and where were you born? When and where were married? What are the names of your brothers and sisters? What are your parents full names? When and where were they married? Ask about favorite things and memories too.

**Remember to get copies of documents if you can. WHERE TO FIND INFORMATION County Courthouse

Local Historical Society Department of Vital Statistics Internet Immigration and Naturalization Service US Census Records National Archives FAMILY TREE Family Tree Fathers Name: Mothers Name:

Richard Dwight Holland Betty Lucile Brandon Date of Birth: Date of Birth: 10-4-1931 1-10-33 Birth Place: Birth Place: New York, New York

Paragould, Arkansas Standards Connection: Standards Connection: William B. Hartsfield My Name: John Kevin Holland 1st Generation Date of Birth: 2-21-1963 Birth Place:

Atlanta, Georgia Standards Connection: Grandmothers Name: Grandfathers Name: Rachel Elisabeth Smith Emmett Elbert Brandon Date of Birth: Date of Birth: 7-9-1912 ? 1911

Birth Place: Birth Place: Craighead County, Arkansas Paragould, Arkansas Standards Connection: Standards Connection: Mothers Name: Betty Lucile Brandon 2nd Generation

Date of Birth: 1-10-33 Birth Place: Paragould, Arkansas Standards Connection: Mothers Name: Fathers Name: Dellah May Devoll James Cull Holland Date of Birth: Date of Birth:

5-18-1902 9-16-1901 Birth Place: Birth Place: Paragould, Arkansas Lowes, Kentucky Standards Connection: Standards Connection: Sharecropping

Sharecropping Fathers Name: Richard Dwight Holland 2nd Generation Date of Birth: 10-4-1931 Birth Place: New York, New York Standards Connection: Grandmothers Mothers Name: Grandmothers Fathers Name:

Date of Birth: Date of Birth: Birth Place: Birth Place: Standards Connection: Standards Connection: Grandmothers Name: Rachel Elisabeth Smith 3rd Generation

Date of Birth: 7-9-1912 Birth Place: Craigshead County, Arkansas Standards Connection: Grandfathers Mothers Name: Grandfathers Fathers Name: Date of Birth: Date of Birth: Birth Place: Birth Place:

Standards Connection: Standards Connection: Grandfathers Name: Emmett Elbert Brandon 3rd Generation Date of Birth: ? 1911 Birth Place: Paragould, Arkansas Standards Connection: Grandmothers Mothers Name:

Grandmothers Fathers Name: Ella Emma Dollins John Anderson DeVoll Date of Birth: Date of Birth: 9-3-1873 6-3-1867 Birth Place: Birth Place:

? ? Standards Connection: Standards Connection: Grandmothers Name: Delluh May DeVoll 3rd Generation Date of Birth: 5-18-1902 Birth Place: Paragould, Arkansas

Standards Connection: Grandfathers Mothers Name: Grandfathers Fathers Name: Winnie Elizabeth Goin James Buckhannan Holland Date of Birth: Date of Birth: 10-13-1884 10-24-1858

Birth Place: Birth Place: Fancy Farm, Kentucky Barren Plain, Tennessee Standards Connection: Standards Connection: Grandfathers Name: James Cull Holland 3rd Generation

Date of Birth: 9-16-1901 Birth Place: Lowes, Kentucky Standards Connection: Georgia Performance Standards Topics 8th Grade Social Studies Analyze the impact of the Civil War and Reconstruction on Georgia. Slavery Gettysburg States rights Chickamauga Missouri Compromise Union blockade Compromise of 1850 Shermans Atlanta Campaign Georgia Platform

Shermans March to the Sea Kansas-Nebraska Act Andersonville Dred Scott case Reconstruction Freedmens Bureau Election of 1860 sharecropping and tenant farming Secession in Georgia 13th, 14th, and 15th amendments Alexander Stephens Henry McNeal Turner Antietam Ku Klux Klan Emancipation Proclamation Name of Family Member(s) alive during this period of history:

Ella Emma Dollins John Anderson DeVoll James Buckhannan Holland Georgia Performance Standards Topics 8th Grade Social Studies Evaluate key political, social, and economic changes that occurred in Georgia between 1877 and 1918. Bourbon Triumvirate Jim Crow laws Henry Grady Plessy v. Ferguson International Cotton Exposition disenfranchisement Tom Watson and the Populists Racial violence Rebecca Latimer Felton

Booker T. Washington 1906 Atlanta Riot W. E. B. DuBois Leo Frank Case John and Lugenia Burns Hope County unit system Alonzo Herndon World War I Name of Family Member(s) alive during this period of history: Winnie Elizabeth Goin Dellah May DeVoll James Cull Holland Georgia Performance Standards Topics

8th Grade Social Studies Analyze the important events that occurred after World War I and their impact on Georgia. Boll weevil Drought Great Depression Eugene Talmadge New Deal (Civilian Conservation Corps, Agricultural Adjustment Act, rural electrification, and Social Security) Describe the impact of World War II on Georgias development economically, socially, and politically.

Name of Family Member(s) alive during this period of history: May DeVoll, Cull Holland, Rachel Smith, Emmett Brandon Name of Family Member(s) alive during this period of history: May DeVoll, Cull Holland, Rachel Smith, Emmett Brandon

World War II Lend-Lease Pearl Harbor Bell Aircraft Military bases Savannah and Brunswick shipyards Richard Russell Carl Vinson Holocaust President Roosevelt Georgia Performance Standards Topics 8th Grade Social Studies Evaluate the role of Georgia in the modern civil rights movement. Civil rights

Herman Talmadge Benjamin Mays 1946 governors race End of the white primary Brown v. Board of Education Martin Luther King, Jr. 1956 state flag Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)

Sibley Commission Name of Family Member(s) alive during this period of history: Dellah May DeVoll James Cull Holland Richard Dwight Holland Betty Brandon Hamilton Holmes/Charlayne Hunter Albany Movement March on Washington Civil Rights Act Maynard Jackson

Lester Maddox Andrew Young Georgia Performance Standards Topics 8th Grade Social Studies Evaluate key post-World War II developments of Georgia from 1945 to 1970. Agriculture Development of Atlanta William B. Hartsfield Ivan Allen, Jr. Major league sports Ellis Arnall Explain the importance of significant social, economic, and political developments in Georgia

since 1970. Jimmy Carter Two-party system 1996 Olympic Games Immigrant communities Name of Family Member(s) alive during this period of history: Richard Dwight Holland, Betty Brandon, Kevin Holland Name of Family Member(s) alive during this period of history: Richard Dwight Holland, Betty Brandon, Kevin Holland SHARING INFORMATION WITH CLASS

RECORD FAMILY LOCATION ON MAPS ADD INFORMATION TO TIMELINE EVALUATION -- RUBRIC Self Assessment Family Tree Oral Presentation Maps Curriculum Ties

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