Grandparent Interview Questions

Grandparent Interview Questions by Family Tree Video
Grandparent Interview Questions by Family Tree Video

Have you ever wanted to know what your grandfather was like as a child? Where your great-grandmother was from? Or how your grandparents met? Check out the Grandparent interview questions below to discover more about your grandparent’s life story and your family history.

While is a great resource, a grandparent’s memories are often better!

Grandparent Interview Questions

  1. What is your full name?
  2. When were and where were you born?
  3. Were you named after anyone?
  4. What was your mother’s name?
  5. Where was she from?
  6. What do you know about her family history?
  7. What did your mother do during the day?
  8. What was your father’s name?
  9. Where was he from?
  10. What do you know about his family history?
  11. What did your father do for a living?
  12. Do you know how your parents met?
  13. Do you have any siblings?
  14. Where did you grow up?
  15. Describe the neighborhood/s.
  16. How did your family spend time together?
  17. What schools did you attended?
  18. What were your favorite subjects?
  19. How did you spend your free time?
  20. How would you describe yourself as a child?
  21. What role did religion play in your life?
  22. Did you have any summer or after school jobs?
  23. How did you decide on your career?
  24. Describe your career.
  25. How did you meet grandma/grandpa?
  26. What was your first impression of him/her?
  27. Describe your wedding.
  28. List the names and birthdates of your children.
  29. How did having children change your life?
  30. What would you consider your greatest accomplishment?

As a Video Biographer, I ask well over 100 questions in an interview so be sure to add your own questions to the list. And don’t forget to ask follow-up questions!

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Legacy Videos by Family Tree Video

Here at Family Tree 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, family history and memories – a gift your family will treasure for generations to come.

To learn more about capturing your parent or grandparent’s life story in a Legacy Video, visit

Family Tree Video LLC
Legacy Video Production
(312) 402-6406

Susan Saunders
Video Biographer

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Grandparent Interview Questions

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Grandparent Interview Questions

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