Create Your Free Family Tree Keepsake

Create Your Free Family Tree Keepsake

  FamilySearch offers a personalized Family Tree that you can design and print for free. Select from several designs, add family members who are missing, and download a printable image. See the Keepsakes page on FamilySearch.org.    ...
How Can You Learn About Your Family’s Ancestors and Genealogy?

How Can You Learn About Your Family’s Ancestors and Genealogy?

There are 5,700 FamilySearch centers around the world where you can find free genealogical resources and help from volunteers to discover your roots and how your ancestors have shaped you. You can access computers, get personalized help, and free access to the records...
FamilySearch Plans for 2023

FamilySearch Plans for 2023

The FamilySearch Newsroom has published an article explaining plans for the coming year. In 2023, you can expect free access to more of the world’s genealogical records, new search capabilities, more free help, and more localized discovery experiences. The following...
Road to RootsTech 2023

Road to RootsTech 2023

FamilySearch is publishing a “Road to RootsTech” series to help you get ready for RootsTech 2023. This series of videos gives a behind-the-scenes peak and shares announcements about RootsTech 2023. So far, they have published the following three videos. A...
How to Preserve Family History Photos

How to Preserve Family History Photos

Photos can connect us with our families in unique ways. However, photos are perishable. How do you preserve photos from that old shoebox or album before they start to fade or disintegrate? The article “Photo Preservation for Family History” provides tips...
Video Tutorials on How to Use FamilySearch

Video Tutorials on How to Use FamilySearch

How and where to begin your genealogy journey can seem overwhelming. A first step is to figure out which online genealogy databases and tree-hosting sites to use. Before you dive into a database or pay to create a family tree that may already exist, watch these videos...
Update to Ordinances Ready

Update to Ordinances Ready

The Ordinances Ready app helps you take your family names to the temple. A new update makes reserving ordinances simpler and more meaningful. Now Ordinances Ready will find ward and stake names for you when a closer relative cannot be found. Ever wonder how Ordinances...
Redesigned FamilySearch Person Page

Redesigned FamilySearch Person Page

FamilySearch has redesigned its person page to be more readable and interactive. It also has new tab that can help you make quick discoveries about your ancestor. The About tab, located near the top of the page, is something like a get-to-know-you page for your...
Video: Family History Can Be Your “Calm in the Storm”

Video: Family History Can Be Your “Calm in the Storm”

In the video “My Calm in the Storm,” a young single adult shares her perspective about her busy life and taking control of her peace and happiness. She explains how temple and family history work is her calm in the storm. This video is from the 2022 Temple...
Learn About Your DNA

Learn About Your DNA

Many people are learning about their DNA. DNA research is revolutionary for the genealogy field, and genealogy-related DNA research has driven lots of new innovations that can benefit you personally. If you are intrigued by DNA and want to learn how this powerful...
Learn About and Participate in the 1950 U. S. Census Project

Learn About and Participate in the 1950 U. S. Census Project

The 1950 U. S. Census project is underway! Volunteers are busy ensuring that information indexed by computers is complete and accurate. By participating, you are helping people discover details about their family that may have been hidden for 72 years. Learn about the...
Use Gravestone Clues to Find Your Ancestors

Use Gravestone Clues to Find Your Ancestors

Gravestone clues may be just the thing you need to break through your genealogical brick walls and find your ancestors! Headstones are frequently overlooked as tools for family history research but YOU can be a gravestone detective! Even if you know the names and key...
Are You Related to Your Friends?

Are You Related to Your Friends?

FamilySearch has developed a fun tool to see how we’re related to each other. Could you be related to your friends? Send them the link FamilySearch.org/connect to find out! Start by adding your relatives to your family tree, then use Relative Finder to connect...

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