How to Merge People in FamilySearch’s Family Tree

How to Merge People in FamilySearch’s Family Tree

It might be exciting to find your great-grandmother in FamilySearch Family Tree. But what about finding her four times—each record with a little different information? These multiple entries and records for the same individual are called duplicates. Duplicates happen...
How to Edit Names on Indexed Records

How to Edit Names on Indexed Records

July 12, 2019 Everyone can agree that indexed records make life easier. Instead of having to scroll through image after image to find information about your ancestor, you can use an index of searchable information to quickly find the person you’re looking for....
How to Fix Incorrect Record Links in Your Family Tree

How to Fix Incorrect Record Links in Your Family Tree

In a public and collaborative family tree, having an incorrect source linked to your ancestor is not an infrequent occurrence. Luckily, an incorrect source is an easy fix. Read this blog post by FamilySearch to learn about ways to correct inaccurate links by detaching...
Discount Tickets for RootsTech 2020, Registration Now Open

Discount Tickets for RootsTech 2020, Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for RootsTech 2020, the world’s largest family history event—now in its 10th year! The event in Salt Lake City is February 26–29, 2020, at the Salt Palace Convention Center. Register before October 11th to take advantage of the discount...
Updates to Temple Ordinance Reservations

Updates to Temple Ordinance Reservations

Read this blog post by FamilySearch to learn about important updates to some of the tools, resources, and processes used in providing temple ordinances for our kindred dead. A Convenient Way to Find Ordinance Reservations Date Required to Reserve Ordinances Expiration...
How to Use the FamilySearch Family Tree

How to Use the FamilySearch Family Tree

From the article “All about the FamilySearch Family Tree:” The FamilySearch Family Tree allows you to discover more about your family, keep track of your family tree, and share what you know with other family members—all for free! Millions of people have...
10 Ways Family History Can Help You Sanctify the Sabbath

10 Ways Family History Can Help You Sanctify the Sabbath

From the FamilySearch Blog: Outside of the temple, the home is the most holy sanctuary there is—a place where families are counseled to maintain the spirit and to strengthen familial bonds. Committing to a family-focused Sabbath will sanctify its restorative power and...
Save a Family Memory Before it is Lost

Save a Family Memory Before it is Lost

A memory is lost when a family member passes away before the memory has been shared and saved. Don’t wait another day. Consider family memories you don’t want to lose: Think about important memories from your life events, videos, stories, or photos that are not...
Add Audio to Pictures on FamilySearch.org

Add Audio to Pictures on FamilySearch.org

For years, FamilySearch has helped you preserve family memories by letting you upload photos and stories to your Family Tree. (Learn more about adding Memories to Family Tree.) Now that function has been enhanced by letting you add audio descriptions to the pictures...
Cool Features on the Family Tree App

Cool Features on the Family Tree App

From the FamilySearch Blog: Have you tried using the Family Tree app to learn about your family or to take a family name to the temple? The mobile app has some features you may not have seen yet–and they give you a powerful way to connect with your family. With the...
Discover Yourself in “All About Me” on FamilySearch.org

Discover Yourself in “All About Me” on FamilySearch.org

What is special about your name and birth year? FamilySearch’s All About Me feature helps you discover things you may not know about yourself and your history. Learn what your name means and where it comes from. Discover just how popular or unique your name is....

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