Family Reunion Ideasng some type of keepsake for each family is the best method. Some ideas can be done ahead of time and will be ready when the reunion occurs or get the relatives involved during the reunion to create the final item later.
1890 Census - Survivors| The U. S. Federal Census has been done every ten years at the beginning of each news decade. That was true for the June 1890 census. Only years later, in 1921 there was a massive fire in the building housing that 1890 census and most of the paper documents were destroyed – this long before digital copies became available. #census #1890Census #genealogy #familytree
This process is known as memoir writing or legacy writing. You are putting down in as close to the primary source (yourself or the living relative) as possible those small or large events that helped shape your existence.