Register for RootsTech 2019: Discounts End January 25

Register for RootsTech 2019: Discounts End January 25

Next week is the last week to register for RootsTech 2019 at a discount price—$209 for a 4-day pass or $99 for one day. The Family Discovery Day Pass is free, but you need to register. Prices go up January 25, 2019. What Is RootsTech? RootsTech believes in the power...
Learn about Your Family on FamilySearch.org

Learn about Your Family on FamilySearch.org

From the FamilySearch Blog article “Learn about Your Family on FamilySearch.org:” An exciting new search tool on the FamilySearch.org home page called “Learn about your family” combines the power of searching records—the most used feature on the website...
What’s Coming to FamilySearch in 2019

What’s Coming to FamilySearch in 2019

From the article “What’s Coming to FamilySearch in 2019” on the FamilySearch Blog: The popular, free genealogy website, FamilySearch.org, has many plans for the new year, including enhanced record search and Family Tree search capabilities, new online...
Light the World 2018 with Family History

Light the World 2018 with Family History

As the holiday season approaches, we look forward to the joy of family gatherings, shared meals, and celebrations. Whether you celebrate with presents under the tree, wooden shoes stuffed with straw, or a bonfire made from dried thorn branches, it is a season of joy...
Registration is Open for RootsTech 2019

Registration is Open for RootsTech 2019

The RootsTech 2019 conference sponsored by FamilySearch will be held February 27 to March 2, 2019, at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Registration is now open at RootsTech.org. Register early to take advantage of early bird prices. RootsTech...
Do You Have Ancestors Connected to Nauvoo?

Do You Have Ancestors Connected to Nauvoo?

Do you have an ancestor who may have settled the city of Nauvoo, witnessed the organization of the Relief Society, heard the first cries announcing the martyrdom of Joseph and Hyrum Smith or helped with the dedication of the Nauvoo Temple? Or perhaps you have...
Updates to FamilySearch Family Tree Person Pages

Updates to FamilySearch Family Tree Person Pages

FamilySearch’s newly released update to the person pages in Family Tree will make learning about your ancestors easier than ever before. Streamlined menus mean using the person page is now faster and more intuitive. New ways to view your ancestors’ lives and...
RootsTech Goes to London

RootsTech Goes to London

This week, FamilySearch announced that the RootsTech​ conference is expanding to international borders. RootsTech London will take place October 24-26, 2019, at the ExCeL London Convention Centre. The RootsTech London convention will not replace the annual conference...
Wilford Woodruff’s Journals & Records Now Online

Wilford Woodruff’s Journals & Records Now Online

Over 7,000 pages of the journals and writings of President Wilford Woodruff, the fourth President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, are now available online through the Church History Library. Wilford Woodruff is widely recognized for his journal...
FamilySearch Tree App

FamilySearch Tree App

The FamilySearch Tree app makes it easy to discover and document your own branches of the world’s family tree and preserve family memories such as photos, written stories, and audio recordings. With the mobile app, you can: Browse your family branches and see...
Free Family History Course: 12-Week Step-by-Step

Free Family History Course: 12-Week Step-by-Step

A 12-week step-by-step course to guide you through FamilySearch and other helpful websites is now available for free. This course will get you up and unlocking the history of your ancestors in no time. It also includes a supportive community on their Facebook group,...
FamilySearch’s Strategy to Help Preserve the World’s Archives

FamilySearch’s Strategy to Help Preserve the World’s Archives

Every year, the world loses priceless historical records, but one dedicated group of individuals is trying to do something about it. FamilySearch.org, the world’s largest genealogical organization, is saving historical documents that may be the only remaining witness...
20 Ways to Do Family History in 5 Minutes a Day

20 Ways to Do Family History in 5 Minutes a Day

From the article “20 Ways to Do Family History in 5 Minutes a Day” on FamilySearch.org. If you love spending time on your family history but find yourself overwhelmed, know that you can make significant progress with just five minutes a day. 2018 RootsTech...

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