9 Tips for Capturing Personal and Family Stories

9 Tips for Capturing Personal and Family Stories

From the FamilySearch blog: “The Art of Remembering: 9 Tips for Capturing Personal and Family Stories“ Seventeen years after my Grandpa Bob passed away, my dad planned a family reunion at a park in northern Utah. Prior to the reunion, my dad invited his...
6 Ways to Participate in RootsTech 2018, Begins This Wednesday

6 Ways to Participate in RootsTech 2018, Begins This Wednesday

RootsTech 2018 begins this Wednesday, February 28, 2018 with over 300 classes, keynote speakers, family events, and fun. Here are a 6 ways you can participate, be inspired, and get help with family history. If you’re attending in person: Register. Go to rootstech.org....
Sign In to Get All the Benefits from FamilySearch

Sign In to Get All the Benefits from FamilySearch

Although there are a number of things you can do at FamilySearch.org without signing in, there is a lot more you can do if you sign in with a free account. (You can use your LDS Account username and password.) Without signing in, you can still search...
2018 RootsTech Family Discovery Day

2018 RootsTech Family Discovery Day

RootsTech Family Discovery Day is a 1-day free event on Saturday, March 3, 2018, designed to help LDS individuals and families discover and celebrate their family heritage—past, present, and future. Family Discovery Day originates at the RootsTech family history...
Free Family History Library Classes & Webinars for February 2018

Free Family History Library Classes & Webinars for February 2018

The Family History Library in Salt Lake City, has announced FREE family history classes and webinars for February 2018. You can can attend in person or online. This article was adapted from a Church News article. The February schedule includes a three-session series...
Experience RootsTech 2018

Experience RootsTech 2018

RootsTech 2018 is February 28 to March 3, 2018. What is RootsTech? Learn more about RootsTech. See a schedule of events and...
What’s Coming from FamilySearch in 2018

What’s Coming from FamilySearch in 2018

From the FamilySearch Newsroom: FamilySearch is a global leader in fun, online family history services with over 9 million users in 2017. In 2018 FamilySearch will be expanding its free site and services by adding new family discoveries, more online connections,...
LDS Youth Leading the Way in Temple Work

LDS Youth Leading the Way in Temple Work

In his April 2017 conference talk, “Gathering the Family of God,” President Henry B. Eyring observed, “The youth of the Church have responded to the spirit of Elijah in an inspiring way. Many now hold their own limited-use temple recommend and use it often. Temple...
Gold Olympian Scott Hamilton Will Keynote RootsTech 2018

Gold Olympian Scott Hamilton Will Keynote RootsTech 2018

Scott Hamilton, American champion figure skater, Olympic gold medalist, motivational speaker, author, philanthropist, cancer survivor, TV broadcaster, and husband and father will be the RootsTech 2018 keynote speaker on Friday, March 2, 2018, in Salt Lake City, Utah....
5 Ways to #LightTheWorld with Family History

5 Ways to #LightTheWorld with Family History

The Light the World Christmas celebration encourages us to follow the example of the Savior. Each day in December, Mormon.org will feature one of the Savior’s teachings along with ideas to help you put that teaching into practice. The service that you do can bring...
New Web-Based FamilySearch Indexing Tool

New Web-Based FamilySearch Indexing Tool

With the new web-based indexing tool from FamilySearch, volunteers will now be able to work on tablets, modify the layout of the dashboard, set goals, and create groups. Indexing makes the world’s historical records freely searchable online. Volunteers no longer need...
2017 Worldwide Indexing Event Results

2017 Worldwide Indexing Event Results

7,275,546 records were indexed in 72 hours during FamilySearch’s Worldwide Indexing Event held October 20–22, 2017. Thanks to the nearly 80,000 volunteers around the world who transcribed historical documents to make them searchable online. These 80,000...

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