Genealogical Taglines

Genealogical Taglines for your use

You've seen them all over: at the end of e-mail, on bumper stickers, on buttons, etc.. If you are looking for a tagline just for you, or just wanting to change the one you are using, here is a list of over 100 tags I've accumulated. Feel free to browse and pick one that feels "just right" for you ! If after browsing you know of a tagline that isn't listed, please email me at [email protected] your tag, and will be glad to list it.
  1. Friends come and go, but relatives tend to accumulate.
  2. Gene Police! You! **Out of the pool!**
  3. Gene-Allergy - It's a contagious disease, but I love it!
  4. Genealogist caught trying to chop down family tree!
  5. Genealogists are like monkeys: always in the trees.
  6. Genealogists are time unravelers.
  7. Genealogists collect dead relatives.
  8. Genealogists do it generation after generation.
  9. Genealogists do it in the library.
  10. Genealogists do it with a computer.

  11. Genealogists don't die, they just lose their census.
  12. Genealogists live in the past lane.
  13. Genealogists never die they just haunt cemeteries.
  14. Genealogists never lose their jobs, they just go to another branch!
  15. Genealogists: People helping people.....that's what it's all about!
  16. Genealogy - a search for the greatest treasures, our ancestors.
  17. Genealogy - Better than the best adventure game and as frustrating.
  18. Genealogy - it's only an obsession after all!
  19. Genealogy - Will I ever find time to mow the lawn again?
  20. Genealogy goes on... and on... and on...

  21. Genealogy in the buff, no I mean A genealogy Buff!
  22. Genealogy is contagious - seldom fatal!
  23. Genealogy is great when you score!
  24. Genealogy is like Hide & Seek: They Hide & I Seek!!!!
  25. GENEALOGY is my hobby. I collect ancestors & descendants.
  26. Genealogy is not a hobby, it's a disease!
  27. Genealogy is T-R-E-E-rific!
  28. Genealogy: A hay stack full of needles. It's the threads I need.
  29. Genealogy: Chasing your own tale!
  30. Genealogy: It's all relative in the end anyway.

  31. Genealogy: It's not a hobby, it's an obsession.
  32. Genealogy: People collecting people!
  33. Genealogy: Search long enough and EVERYONE connects somehow.
  34. Genealogy: The marriage of a jigsaw puzzle to a dungeon & dragons game.
  35. Genealogy: Tracing descent from someone who didn't.
  36. Genealogy: Tracing yourself back to better people.
  37. Genealogy: Where you confuse the dead and irritate the living.
  38. Give me your tired, your poor ... they're genealogists!
  39. God gave us relatives, luckily we can choose our friends!
  40. G*d! What a mess this family's in.

  41. He ain't heavy--He's my brother's aunt's sister's husband.
  42. Hi Ho! Hi Ho! Now where did my ancestors go?
  43. How can one ancestor cause so much TROUBLE ??
  44. Hunting season is all year long in genealogy.
  45. I checked out my family tree. Just as I thought... poison ivy!
  46. I collect dead relatives and sometimes a live cousin!
  47. I finally got it all together. Now where did I put it?
  48. I looked into my family tree and found out I was a sap.
  49. I never steal taglines - I'm a genealogist - I just adopt them.
  50. I researched my family tree... apparently I don't exist!

  51. I shook my family tree, a bunch of nuts fell out.
  52. I think that I shall never see a completed Genealogy!
  53. I trace family history so I will know who to blame.
  54. I used to have a life, then I started doing genealogy.
  55. I want to find ALL of them! So far I only have a few thousand.
  56. I wonder if a "Missing Persons Bulletin" would locate my g-g-grandpa?
  57. I'd rather look for dead people than have 'em look for me.
  58. I'm not sick, I've just got fading genes.
  59. I'm not stuck, I'm Ancestrally challenged.
  60. I'm stuck in my family tree & can't get down!

  61. If your family tree doesn't fork, you might be a redneck.
  62. Is your family tree evergreen or deciduous?
  63. Isn't genealogy fun? The answer to one problem, leads to two more!
  64. It's hard to be humble with ancestors like mine!
  65. Jeanealogy: the study of LEVIS and WRANGLERS.
  66. Just when you think you've found them all, Up pops another!
  67. Kinship: it`s all relative!
  68. Life is lived forwards, but understood backwards.
  69. Life, liberty and the right to know who your ancestors are.
  70. Looking for needles in haystacks.

  71. May all your family trees branch toward the stars!
  72. May the Saint of Genealogists Bless You!
  73. May you ask the right question of the right person at the right time.
  74. Misers are hard to live with but they make great ancestors.
  75. Most of my family roots are underground.
  76. My ancestors are Copyrighted. You have my permission to use the data.
  77. My ancestors are hiding in a witness protection program.
  78. My ancestors did WHAT?!?
  79. My family coat of arms ties at the that normal?
  80. My family tree died in the last drought.

  81. My family tree is full of NOT holes... it's NOT him, it's NOT her!!!
  82. My family tree is in the forest, somewhere!
  83. My family tree must have been used for firewood.
  84. My life has become one large Gedcom!!
  85. My problems are all relative.
  86. My roots only go down so far, but my branches spread forever!
  87. No - yes - maybe - could be - perhaps. Musings of a genealogist.
  88. Not tonight dear, I just got the new version of BK!
  89. Nothing ventured, nothing gained, no one found!
  90. Okay, so I don't descend from anyone... now what?

  91. Old Genealogists never die. They just haunt Archives.
  92. Olly, olly, oxen free! All hiding ancestors can come out!
  93. Only a Genealogist regards a step backwards as progress.
  94. Problem with the gene pool: No lifeguard.
  95. Pruning the Family Tree is NOT permitted!
  96. Research: What I'm doing, when I don't know what I'm doing.
  97. Researching [YOUR NAME] anytime, anywhere, any takers?
  98. Searching for lost relatives? Win the Lottery!
  99. Searching for roots beats chasing dust bunnies!
  100. Sharing genealogy is a rewarding experience!

  101. Snoopers welcome! Feel free to provide comments & relatives!
  102. So many relatives, so little time.
  103. Someday YOU'LL be an ancestor too!
  104. Sometimes you find an ancestor hanging from the family tree!
  105. Still searching, after all these years!
  106. Still trying to decorate my family tree.
  107. Take nothing but ancestors, leave nothing but records.
  108. The black sheep keeps the best info on the family.
  109. Theory of relativity: If you go back far enough, we're all related.
  110. There are no answers, only cross-references.

  111. There is no such thing as a useless piece of information.
  112. Time and Genealogy waits for no man.
  113. To a genealogist, everything is relative.
  114. Trees without roots fall over.
  115. Try genealogy. You can't get fired and you can't quit!
  116. We shall find no ancestor before his time.
  117. We shall gather at the river (or the genealogy library if it rains).
  118. What do you mean my Birth Certificate expired?
  119. What do you mean my grandparents didn't have any kids!?!
  120. What have you done with my ancestors' papers??

  121. When tracing ancestors, please stay within the lines!
  122. When you marry, your family tree can become a forest.
  123. When you search for ancestors, you find great friends!
  124. Who's in charge of washing the Family Group Sheets?
  125. Whoever said "Seek and Ye shall find" was NOT a genealogist!
  126. With MY luck, my Family Tree has Root Rot!
  127. Your genealogy is never done!!

And through the mail I received:
  1. When some people talk about their family tree, They trim off a branch here and there.
  2. Genealogists Actually read The "Begats"
  3. Old genealogists never die, they just smell that way
  4. I think that I shall never see a finished Genealogy
  5. I have cousins by the dozens
  6. Families are like fudge....mostly sweet with a few nuts!
  7. You don't have to be crazy to be a genealogist--But it helps!
  8. If you want to know about your ancestors run for public office!
  9. Our family tree is like a telephone pole -not many branches.
  10. If you shake any family tree a few nuts will fall out!
  11. Every old man that dies - is a library that burns

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