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...
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...
Highlights from RootsTech 2022

Highlights from RootsTech 2022

A million-plus participants enjoyed more than 1,500 interactive experiences in at least 30 languages during RootsTech 2022 on March 3–5, 2022, with many more planning to access content on RootsTech.org throughout the coming year. If you missed out, you can still...
RootsTech 2002 Begins Today

RootsTech 2002 Begins Today

RootsTech 2022 begins today! During this free virtual conference, you can watch inspirational speakers on the main stage, enjoy great learning opportunities, and interact with vendors from around the globe. You can also chat with other attendees, discover the latest...
Try “Relatives at RootsTech” to Find New Cousins

Try “Relatives at RootsTech” to Find New Cousins

Experience Relatives at RootsTech to see if you are related to your friends. Relatives at RootsTech has been popular at the in-person RootsTech conferences in the past. When RootsTech became virtual worldwide in 2021, nearly 500,000 people used the app in just 4 days....
How to Prepare for RootsTech 2022

How to Prepare for RootsTech 2022

The RootsTech 2022 conference begins this Thursday. To take advantage of all that the conference will offer, what can you do to prepare for it? Here are some ideas: Create your FamilySearch account if you haven’t already done so. Make sure you are registered at...
Attend the RootsTech 2022 Family Discovery Day, March 5, 2022

Attend the RootsTech 2022 Family Discovery Day, March 5, 2022

Elder Ulisses Soares of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and his wife, Rosana, will be the featured keynote speakers on Saturday, March 5, during Family Discovery Day a free, all-virtual event held during RootsTech 2022. Register FREE at RootsTech.org to enjoy the...
Computer-Assisted Indexing Helps Connects Records on FamilySearch

Computer-Assisted Indexing Helps Connects Records on FamilySearch

FamilySearch offers digital records on more than 11.5 billion people from over 200 countries and principalities in more than 100 languages. But how can people search and find the information they need in all these records? Although you can view images of these records...
Advanced Strategies for Searching Family History Records

Advanced Strategies for Searching Family History Records

The Search Historical Records page at FamilySearch.org was created with both beginner and advanced genealogists in mind. A previous article, “Getting the Most from Your Search: Understanding the Search Records Page,” looked at the page from a beginner’s...
2021 FamilySearch Year in Review

2021 FamilySearch Year in Review

FamilySearch experienced lots of changes in 2021. They hosted RootsTech completely virtually. It was the largest free, all-virtual genealogy conference, with over 1 million people participating from over 240 countries. FamilySearch also completed digitizing its...

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