Well, it would be, wouldn't it? I mean, are you surprised? *big grin*
Sometimes people wonder why some folk call it 'genealogy' and some folk call it 'family history'. Same difference, right? Well, in some people's minds, that's right (a difference which makes no difference is no difference, said William James, the wordsmith). But there are definite differences in definition (this post should have been the 'D' post).
1. A record or table of the descent of a person, family, or group from an ancestor or ancestors; a family tree.
2. Direct descent from an ancestor; lineage or pedigree. (from the Free Dictionary)
(This is only one meaning): A family history is a record of medical information about an individual and their biological family.
(This is my interpretation): Family history not only records all the names-dates-locations, but also the stories behind the people. As somebody once said: "Genealogy links charts. Family History links hearts."
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