How Contemporary Are You?

You are “stuck” on your ancestor in a certain time and a certain place? Do you have a good idea what:

  • The most common occupations were at the time?
  • How close were your ancestor’s neighbors?
  • Where the nearest political lines were?
  • Where was the nearest church?
  • Where was the nearest cemetery?
  • What was the most common denomination?
  • Who the ruler of the area was?
  • What sort of government was in place?
  • Was there a war going on?
  • What daily life was often like?
  • etc.