Help Friends Discover Their Family History

Help Friends Discover Their Family History

Making connections with family past and present can bring joy, perspective, and inspiration. Show a friend how easy it is to discover, preserve, and share family memories. The Church provides resources to help you learn how to help others. All you need is the...
Volunteer to Help Improve Place-Names on FamilySearch

Volunteer to Help Improve Place-Names on FamilySearch

Here’s a great volunteer opportunity to help improve the place names that appear on FamilySearch. FamilySearch offers a simple tool online or on mobile phones where you can help standardize and correct names of places by matching them with a standard place that...
Discover Fun Facts about Yourself

Discover Fun Facts about Yourself

Most of us know what it’s like to scramble for something interesting to say when someone asks the classic question, “Tell me something about yourself.” It’s similar to the feeling when you’re asked to share a fun fact about yourself on the first day of school or at a...
Wheel of  Family Fortune Tests How Well You Know Your Ancestors

Wheel of  Family Fortune Tests How Well You Know Your Ancestors

It pays to know your family history. Wheel of Family Fortune is the classic party game that tests how well you know your ancestor’s names. Play alone, or add other players to create a fun game for the whole family! This game was created by the BYU Family History...
7 Journal Ideas to Help You Record Your Story

7 Journal Ideas to Help You Record Your Story

The FamilySearch blog has written 7 great ideas to help you record your story. We live in momentous times! As we experience what life brings, keeping a record of our activities and current events will help us, as well as our descendants, understand our experiences....
Record More Than Birth and Death Dates in Family Tree

Record More Than Birth and Death Dates in Family Tree

As you search through historical records, it can be easy to focus mostly on dates, locations, and relationships. But one of the most rewarding parts of doing family history is discovering the stories of ancestors. Did you know there is a place on FamilySearch’s...
FamilySearch Game: Keep the Memory of Your Ancestors Alive

FamilySearch Game: Keep the Memory of Your Ancestors Alive

Can you identify your ancestors from their photos? FamilySearch offers a game to help you keep the memory of your ancestors alive. Click the link and FamilySearch will present you the pictures of 10 people from your Family Tree and let you guess the name of each...
Put Your Face on Old Black-and-White Photographs of Your Ancestors

Put Your Face on Old Black-and-White Photographs of Your Ancestors

Using the Picture My Heritage feature in Family Search, you can put your face on old black-and-white photographs that your ancestors may have taken. Why Didn’t People Smile in Old Photos? Ever looked at an old, black-and-white photograph and wondered, “Why the long...
Find a Grave for Memorial Day

Find a Grave for Memorial Day

On Memorial Day next Monday, May 25, many people plan to connect with their ancestors by visiting their graves. BillionGraves.com makes it easy to locate and visit a grave or simply view your ancestors’ headstones from home. Learn how to find a gravestone at the...
Geneopardy Tests Your Knowledge of Your Family Tree

Geneopardy Tests Your Knowledge of Your Family Tree

Geneopardy is the game that tests your knowledge of your family tree. If you think you know your family tree, try this fun game and prove your knowledge to your friends and family. Enjoy hours of entertainment in home evenings, at family reunions, or just on your own....
Gathering the Family of God Coloring and Activity Book

Gathering the Family of God Coloring and Activity Book

The Church’s Gathering the Family of God Coloring Book is a coloring and activity book that introduces children to the plan of salvation and the place of families in family history work. The book has 32 pages of activities, including dot-to-dot, mazes, and...
Vet Finder Recognizes Your Ancestors Who Served in World War 1

Vet Finder Recognizes Your Ancestors Who Served in World War 1

Made to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the World War 1 armistice, Vet Finder uses handwriting recognition software to find your ancestors who served in World War 1. Vet Finder uses machine learning and neural networks to read the census entry for each person in...

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