Where did you grow up?
How long did your family live in the area(s)?
How many siblings did you have? What were their names and when were they born?
What were they like?
Were there other family members in the area? Who?
Did you live on a farm? What kind of crops did you grow?
What kind of livestock or other animals did you keep?
Did you live in a city? What was your street and suburb like?
What did you do for fun?
Did you have any pets?
What was the house or apartment like? How many rooms?
What school did you go to? How big was it? Describe your teachers.