FamilySearch’s Strategy to Help Preserve the World’s Archives

FamilySearch’s Strategy to Help Preserve the World’s Archives

Every year, the world loses priceless historical records, but one dedicated group of individuals is trying to do something about it. FamilySearch.org, the world’s largest genealogical organization, is saving historical documents that may be the only remaining witness...
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...
LDS FamilySearch Database to Include Same-Sex Relationships

LDS FamilySearch Database to Include Same-Sex Relationships

The world’s largest genealogy organization is redesigning FamilySearch.org so it can store and provide records of same-sex families, according to the statement “Recording data on same-sex relationships” posted online yesterday. The goal of...
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...
6 Ways to Participate in RootsTech 2018, Begins This Wednesday

6 Ways to Participate in RootsTech 2018, Begins This Wednesday

RootsTech 2018 begins this Wednesday, February 28, 2018 with over 300 classes, keynote speakers, family events, and fun. Here are a 6 ways you can participate, be inspired, and get help with family history. If you’re attending in person: Register. Go to rootstech.org....
Sign In to Get All the Benefits from FamilySearch

Sign In to Get All the Benefits from FamilySearch

Although there are a number of things you can do at FamilySearch.org without signing in, there is a lot more you can do if you sign in with a free account. (You can use your LDS Account username and password.) Without signing in, you can still search...
2018 RootsTech Family Discovery Day

2018 RootsTech Family Discovery Day

RootsTech Family Discovery Day is a 1-day free event on Saturday, March 3, 2018, designed to help LDS individuals and families discover and celebrate their family heritage—past, present, and future. Family Discovery Day originates at the RootsTech family history...
Free Family History Library Classes & Webinars for February 2018

Free Family History Library Classes & Webinars for February 2018

The Family History Library in Salt Lake City, has announced FREE family history classes and webinars for February 2018. You can can attend in person or online. This article was adapted from a Church News article. The February schedule includes a three-session series...

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