There’s an old saying, attributed to various individuals, “Every time an old person dies it’s like a library burning down.” It’s so true — all the information, stories, people who can identify people and places in photos, etc. are lost. For those of us who waited too long, it’s a much more research-based process,, though still entirely possible to do a family tree. And it doesn’t cost a lot to get started. Read all about it on our sister site, Living on the Cheap.