Category - What Were Your Ancestors Doing?

What Were Your Ancestors Doing in the 1950s?

The 1950s were a decade of economic prosperity and cultural change. The modern world as we know it truly came into being. New inventions, cultural changes, and even the emergence of a new, recognized...

What Were Your Ancestors Doing in the 1910s?

The 1910s were a decade of invention and innovation. There were many things that came out of that decade that are still being used and enjoyed by people today. Culture took a huge leap forward, as...

What Were Your Ancestors Doing in the 1900s?

The 1900s were an important decade in American history, as well as the history of the world. There were many new inventions that changed the landscape of the planet forever, as well as the way people...

What Were Your Ancestors Doing in the 1920s?

The 1920s were a transformative decade in American history. In some ways, this decade even changed the world. What were your ancestors doing a century ago? What was life like for them? Knowing more...

What Were Your Ancestors Doing in the 1890s?

The 1890s were an important decade in American and world history. There were many scientific and cultural inventions and improvements that were made that your ancestors would have enjoyed and...

What Were Your Ancestors Doing in the 1880s?

The 1880s were a decade of change and innovation. A lot of exciting and interesting things were happening around the world. Your ancestors probably knew about most of them and may even have had the...

What Were Your Ancestors Doing in the 1870s?

The 1870s were a decade of change for both America and the world. There was the period of Reconstruction in the United States after the Civil War. Imperialism rose in other countries around the world...

What Were Your Ancestors Doing in the 1940s?

What were your ancestors doing in the 1940s? This interesting decade saw America enter WWII, and also brought an end to the war. It is best known for that, but other things were going on then, too...

What Were Your Ancestors Doing in the 1930s?

The 1930s were a decade defined by the Great Depression in America, and around the world. Yet, this was not the only thing that was going on in America at the time. Here are some events of the 1930s...