Hello All -
An interesting thought came to mind today - when did the history of genealogy come to be? Well, the first thing that comes to mind is in The Bible, where we find the genealogy of Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew (also known as "The Begats"). Genealogy has been around pretty much since the beginning of time.
I found a great article from the "Family Chronicle" magazine that explains the history of genealogy and family history. Very interesting reading in my opinion. Here is the link to the