FamilySearch Offers Page for Family History Beginners

FamilySearch Offers Page for Family History Beginners

Have you ever wanted to do family history but didn’t know where to start? FamilySearch recently launched a beginner-friendly page to help! The new Getting Started page provides a variety of simple family history activities and FamilySearch resources that both...
Discover Your Famous Relatives

Discover Your Famous Relatives

With the FamilySearch Famous Relatives discovery experience, you can see how you are connected to famous people in history. How Does Famous Relatives Work? The Famous Relatives activity searches the FamilySearch Family Tree for your possible connections to famous...
Volunteer Opportunity: Improve the Accuracy of Family Tree

Volunteer Opportunity: Improve the Accuracy of Family Tree

In the past, FamilySearch used automation to help improve place-names that are missing standards—but automation can do only so much. Volunteers are needed to help improve place-names by matching them with a standard place that can be recognized by a map. This simple...
RootsTech Connect Coming Up Feb. 25-27, 2021, Free and Online

RootsTech Connect Coming Up Feb. 25-27, 2021, Free and Online

RootsTech Connect is coming up soon—February 25–27, 2021— and it’s free and online this year. Here are 4 ways you can connect with your friends, family, and homelands from the comfort of your home. Inspirational learning sessions. Enjoy dozens of celebrity...
Family History Library Launches New Webpage

Family History Library Launches New Webpage

The main Family History Library in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah has published a new Family History Library webpage is part of FamilySearch.org. The page provides new online patron experiences and up-to-date information about the library’s services and activities. On...
Personalized Help In FamilySearch’s Menu

Personalized Help In FamilySearch’s Menu

The FamilySearch help menu makes it easy to get the help you need when you’re working on your family history. The help menu in the top right corner of FamilySearch screens provides personalized help and suggested topics. Just click the circle with a question mark. A...
RootsTech Connect 2021 is Free and Online February 25-27, 2021

RootsTech Connect 2021 is Free and Online February 25-27, 2021

RootsTech Connect Is Almost Here! RootsTech Connect 2021 is 100% free and online February 25–27, 2021. Connect with your friends, family, and homelands from the comfort of your home. There will be content specifically for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of...
Why FamilySearch Indexing Matters

Why FamilySearch Indexing Matters

Every name you index has the potential to help others find their ancestors and help those ancestors receive the necessary ordinances in the temple. Because of your efforts in indexing, historic records can be made searchable online so that lives can be blessed on both...
New Children’s Song “When We Do Family History”

New Children’s Song “When We Do Family History”

Angie Killian and Fen Frehner have written a new song, “When We Do Family History,” in hopes that it will be included in the new children’s songbook. Enjoy their music video “When We Do Family History.” Angie said, “I have found so...
You Are Living in Historic Times. Record It!

You Are Living in Historic Times. Record It!

Wouldn’t you love to hear an ancestor talk about sailing on the Titanic, fighting in the trenches during World War I, or being part of some other historic event? Well, guess what—you are living through a historic event right now! Your future family members will love...
8 Family History Changes and Milestones

8 Family History Changes and Milestones

The following are eight recent milestones in family history work: 1. Increases in Indexing and Submission of Family Names Family Search reported increases in family history work in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Comparing the first two quarters of 2019 to the...
Free Printable Family Tree Templates

Free Printable Family Tree Templates

FamilySearch offers free printable family tree templates to display your family story in a fun, creative way. These family tree templates not only look great on the wall, but filling out the family tree charts is a great activity to bring the whole family together. Go...
FamilySearch Now Available in 30 Languages

FamilySearch Now Available in 30 Languages

FamilySearch is now available in 20 additional languages, making a total of 30 languages. FamilySearch is a free website for collaboratively building your family tree and making new family discoveries. With FamilySearch you can explore billions of images of historical...
Submit Your Videos and Songs for RootsTech Connect 2021

Submit Your Videos and Songs for RootsTech Connect 2021

RootsTech is going global with RootsTech Connect 2021. Because of this special opportunity to focus on countries from all over the world, they invite you to submit videos and songs to be part of the experience. Submit a video highlighting your culture, food,...

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