Below are 25 Legacy Video Questions to ask your parents or grandparents to learn more about their life story and your family history.
Be sure to ask follow-up questions and give time to respond as each question may bring back a flood of memories and a trove of priceless information!
~ 25 Legacy Video Questions ~
- What is your full name?
- Where you named after anyone?
- Did you have a nickname?
- When were you born?
- Where were you born?
- Describe your mother.
- What did your mother do during the day?
- Describe your father.
- What did you father do for a living?
- Did you have any siblings?
- Describe your home.
- Describe your neighborhood
- What role did religion play in your life?
- What grade school did you attend
- How did you spend your free time?
- Did you have any chores?
- What high school did you attend?
- What were your favorite subjects?
- Did you have any hobbies?
- Did you have any summer or after school jobs?
- How did you decide on you career?
- Describe your career.
- How did you meet your spouse?
- What was your greatest hardship and how did you overcome it?
- What was your greatest accomplishment?
As a Video Biographer I ask many more questions in my interviews so be sure to add your own to this list of 25 Legacy Video Questions.
Do you have a few favorite questions to ask? Post them in the comment section below for others to use!
~ Legacy Videos ~
Give your parent or grandparent the gift of a lifetime by capturing their life story – in their own words – for your family to know!
Here at Family Line Video, we produce Legacy Videos, modern-day memoirs that weave a filmed interview together with family photos, documents, maps and other memorabilia. The result is a beautiful ‘Moving Portrait’ capturing your loved one as they recount their life story and memories – a gift your family will treasure for generations to come.
Your stories are too important to leave to memory. Preserve them today for your children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren to know.
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