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...
Tree Sweeper

Tree Sweeper

Have you ever found that a particular ancestor was born before their parents? Tree Sweeper will help you to find unlikely or erroneous parts of your tree and will help you to fix them. This program was created by the BYU Family History Technology Lab.
13 Family Activities That Bring You Closer Together

13 Family Activities That Bring You Closer Together

FamilySearch has developed a number of fun and interesting ways to help us connect and deal with this difficult period of home confinements and social distancing. FamilySearch.org/Together is a new, growing collection of free, fun, and family activities to...
FamilySearch Livestreams Helps You Connect on Social Media

FamilySearch Livestreams Helps You Connect on Social Media

FamilySearch has been holding dynamic livestreams on its social media (FamilySearch Facebook and FamilySearch Instagram). If you’ve missed any of the past events, you can catch up by watching them on the FamilySearch YouTube playlist. FamilySearch livestreams helps us...
One Page Genealogy Lets You See Your Family Tree on One Page

One Page Genealogy Lets You See Your Family Tree on One Page

One Page Genealogy is a way for you to view, customize, and download your family tree all in one page. You can view up to 20 generations of ascendancy or descendancy, change colors and tree styles, download, and print to show your family and friends. This program was...
Family History Ancestor Games

Family History Ancestor Games

The BYU Family History Technology Lab offers some awesome Ancestor Games that you and your family can enjoy. Matching Game. Click on a card to reveal a photograph of a person from your FamilySearch Family Tree. Click on a second card to try and find a match to the...
How to Track Your Contributions to the FamilySearch Family Tree

How to Track Your Contributions to the FamilySearch Family Tree

With the new My Contributions feature on the Family Tree app, you can keep track of the individual contributions that you have made to the Family Tree. The new feature is available on both the Apple iOS and Android versions of the app, but not online. The following is...
Pedigree Pie Shows International Heritage in a Pie Chart

Pedigree Pie Shows International Heritage in a Pie Chart

25% American. 75% Irish. 100% You. Pedigree Pie shows your international heritage in a single, easy-to-read chart. Click on the chart to view details about where and when your ancestors lived. Trace back your family’s path through history. This program was...

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