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...
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...
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...
Young Adult After-Party at RootsTech

Young Adult After-Party at RootsTech

Young adults are invited to an after-party as part of this year’s RootsTech conference. The after-party will be Friday, February 28, 2020, from 7:00pm to midnight. The party is free. No RootsTech registration is required. Activities Include: RootsTech Evening...
Watch Selected Sessions of RootsTech 2020 Streamed Live

Watch Selected Sessions of RootsTech 2020 Streamed Live

Selected sessions of RootsTech 2020 will be streamed online free. Starting Wednesday, February 26, 2020, at 8:00 a.m. MDT, a select number of classes and events, including the daily keynote speakers, will be broadcast live at RootsTech.org. View the free streaming...
How to Correct Mistakes on the FamilySearch Family Tree

How to Correct Mistakes on the FamilySearch Family Tree

From the FamilySearch Blog: Our goal at FamilySearch is not only to connect individual families, but to connect the human family. In order to accomplish that goal, we need everyone’s help. For this reason, FamilySearch Family Tree is a shared tree, which means that it...
How to Contact Other Users and Collaborate on the Family Tree

How to Contact Other Users and Collaborate on the Family Tree

With FamilySearch, you can message other people to share information about ancestors and collaborate in building your Family Tree. Descendants from various branches of a family often have different family photographs, documents, and memories. Those researching in a...
Different Family Tree Views Provide Perspective

Different Family Tree Views Provide Perspective

When you are trying to make sense of family connections, seeing is believing. The FamilySearch Family Tree gives you four different ways to view pedigree charts. Each visual representation gives you a different perspective and may help you learn more about your...
2020 RootsTech Family Discovery Day

2020 RootsTech Family Discovery Day

Plan to attend the Family Discovery Day at RootsTech on February 29, 2020, or watch the live stream of select events from anywhere in the world. There will also be other activities for youth and young adults during the week. Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the Quorum of...
16 Family History Ideas Under 20 Minutes

16 Family History Ideas Under 20 Minutes

From the article “Genealogy Made Easy: 16 Ideas under 20 Minutes”: Want to do genealogy but don’t have a lot of time? No problem! Genealogy is made easy with these quick activities. Learn more about yourself and your family history in just a few minutes....
How to Correct Errors in FamilySearch Indexed Names

How to Correct Errors in FamilySearch Indexed Names

FamilySearch now offers the ability to correct errors that have been made by people who index records. FamilySearch indexing is a volunteer transcription effort that makes valuable genealogical records freely searchable online. Since FamilySearch indexing began in...
How to Connect to Living People in FamilySearch Family Trees

How to Connect to Living People in FamilySearch Family Trees

When you add new members to your family, such as spouses, in-laws, stepparents, etc., these new additions can come with their own separate family trees. Connecting to the tree information for living family members on the FamilySearch Family Tree isn’t difficult—but it...

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