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...
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...

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