Track down the origins of an intriguing piece of family lore. Interview the most senior member of your extended family, then spend time sleuthing the “truth”. You’ll need a voice recorder and lie detector app. Who knows where it may lead … About.com has a step-by-step guide on how to track down your family tree. If you need help, look to sites like Ancestry.com, Myheritage.com and FamilyTree.com.