FamilySearch Help Center

FamilySearch Help Center

Although FamilySearch does their best to make tools that are easy to use, people will always have questions. So, they have created the FamilySearch Help Center, a single web page that presents all the available help options. Read the article “The FamilySearch...
The World’s Largest Shared Family Tree

The World’s Largest Shared Family Tree

The free FamilySearch website is home to the world’s largest online family tree. Known as the FamilySearch Family Tree, this shared family tree is home to information about more than 1.2 billion ancestors, which has been contributed by millions of descendants. What’s...
Family History Library Offers New Library Look-up Service

Family History Library Offers New Library Look-up Service

The Family History Library now offers a look-up service for when you can’t go to the library. The Family History Library (FHL) in Salt Lake City, Utah, has long been a go-to place to find genealogical research materials and is the flagship library...
FamilySearch Updates, March-April 2021

FamilySearch Updates, March-April 2021

FamilySearch has the world’s largest online family tree and provides free family history experiences to millions of people. They are constantly working on updates and improvements to make it even better. See the following updates made to FamilySearch during March and...
Get Help in the FamilySearch Community

Get Help in the FamilySearch Community

The FamilySearch Community is an online resource that helps people interested in family history connect with each other worldwide. In the community, you can learn research strategies, view genealogy events, join various groups that have the similar interests, and...
FamilySearch Now Lists Your Completed Temple Ordinances

FamilySearch Now Lists Your Completed Temple Ordinances

FamilySearch now provides a list of completed ordinances to make it easy to keep track of the temple ordinances you perform for your ancestors. The completed ordinances list shows the most recent 3,000 items of temple ordinances that you reserved and completed in the...
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...

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