Registration is Open for RootsTech 2019

Registration is Open for RootsTech 2019

The RootsTech 2019 conference sponsored by FamilySearch will be held February 27 to March 2, 2019, at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. Registration is now open at RootsTech.org. Register early to take advantage of early bird prices. RootsTech...
Do You Have Ancestors Connected to Nauvoo?

Do You Have Ancestors Connected to Nauvoo?

Do you have an ancestor who may have settled the city of Nauvoo, witnessed the organization of the Relief Society, heard the first cries announcing the martyrdom of Joseph and Hyrum Smith or helped with the dedication of the Nauvoo Temple? Or perhaps you have...
RootsTech Goes to London

RootsTech Goes to London

This week, FamilySearch announced that the RootsTech​ conference is expanding to international borders. RootsTech London will take place October 24-26, 2019, at the ExCeL London Convention Centre. The RootsTech London convention will not replace the annual conference...
FamilySearch Tree App

FamilySearch Tree App

The FamilySearch Tree app makes it easy to discover and document your own branches of the world’s family tree and preserve family memories such as photos, written stories, and audio recordings. With the mobile app, you can: Browse your family branches and see...
Free Family History Course: 12-Week Step-by-Step

Free Family History Course: 12-Week Step-by-Step

A 12-week step-by-step course to guide you through FamilySearch and other helpful websites is now available for free. This course will get you up and unlocking the history of your ancestors in no time. It also includes a supportive community on their Facebook group,...
20 Ways to Do Family History in 5 Minutes a Day

20 Ways to Do Family History in 5 Minutes a Day

From the article “20 Ways to Do Family History in 5 Minutes a Day” on FamilySearch.org. If you love spending time on your family history but find yourself overwhelmed, know that you can make significant progress with just five minutes a day. 2018 RootsTech...
Learn about Mormon Pioneers

Learn about Mormon Pioneers

FamilySearch provides lots of ways to learn more about the Mormon pioneers. Below are several resources that provide great ways for your family to learn more about the Mormon pioneers. Pioneer History and Discovering Your Pioneer Heritage As a new country, the United...
Connect with Your Family: Past, Present, and Future

Connect with Your Family: Past, Present, and Future

The following is from the article “Connect with Your Family: Past, Present, and Future” from the FamilySearch blog: Family history provides a powerful way to strengthen your family. Connect with your family’s past to build a legacy through fun and...
Relatives Around Me

Relatives Around Me

Have you ever sat in a room full of people and wondered if or how you might be related to those around you? If not, you will now . . . Sorry. But, there is good news! Relatives Around Me, a new feature in the FamilySearch Family Tree app, can tell you the answer. How...
Family History on the Sabbath

Family History on the Sabbath

The Sabbath day is a day of reflection, service, renewing of our covenants, and serving God and others. Prophets have always encouraged us to honor the commandment to keep the Sabbath day holy and improve our Sabbath day worship. In his April 2015 general conference...
Use Descendancy View to Find Cousins for Temple Work

Use Descendancy View to Find Cousins for Temple Work

This article was also published in Meridian Magazine.  Finding names for the temple is now easier than ever by viewing your family tree from a different angle. Using the Descendancy view of Family Tree, you can see which of your cousins may still need to have temple...
9 Tips for Capturing Personal and Family Stories

9 Tips for Capturing Personal and Family Stories

From the FamilySearch blog: “The Art of Remembering: 9 Tips for Capturing Personal and Family Stories“ Seventeen years after my Grandpa Bob passed away, my dad planned a family reunion at a park in northern Utah. Prior to the reunion, my dad invited his...

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