FamilySearch Help Center and Research Wiki

FamilySearch Help Center and Research Wiki

Have you ever needed help with your own family history research or while helping someone else? The FamilySearch Help Center and Family Search Research Wiki are great tools to use when you need a hand. FamilySearch Help Center Family Search Research Wiki In addition,...
Family History Activity: Map Where Your Ancestors Are From

Family History Activity: Map Where Your Ancestors Are From

Find out where your ancestors are from—and where you are from—using FamilySearch’s new “Where Am I From?” activity. See your family’s movement on a map, discover the countries your ancestors lived in, and explore the heritage and traditions of those...
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...
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...
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...

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