All about the FamilySearch Family Tree

July 19, 2019  - by 
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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!

Since the Family Tree’s worldwide launch in 2013, millions of people have used the Family Tree, discovering and recording information for over a billion ancestors.

With the links below, you can learn how to use the FamilySearch Family Tree, how a shared family tree works, and how to add to the tree on FamilySearch. You can also find easy ways to search for records, tips and tricks for finding family information, and more.

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  1. How do you restore names and dates of family members that were entered several times. They used to come up easily

    1. Hi John! Thank you for your question. The 1950 US Census will be released to the public in April 2022 at which time indexing will commence.

  2. Can you upload a family tree which has been created with another tree software (myheritage, ancestry) and which is in the Gedcom fomat? If yes is tehre a limit of persons you can upload?

  3. I was not aware the with my own device I can comment on what every I want to add to my family who passed on my tree it is easy to do it immediately that day. I thought you do it only in the chapel and at the temple. I am pleased to have the privilege to join the pathway to gain this knowledge. From now on I will add my families passed on and the living once.

    1. Hi Mary! Thank you for your question. Please check out Helper Resources where you will find links for information about your calling and also training links. Also reach out to your Stake Temple and Family History Consultant and Stake High Councilor over Temple and Family History. Both will be able to help with training. You can also check out The Family History Guide. And register for RootsTech which launches on 25 February 2021 where you will have access to over 800 classes and keynote presentations. I hope this helps!

  4. Necesito aprender para hacer la obra por mis antepasados!!

    Google Translate – Spanish to English: I need to learn to do the work for my ancestors !!

    1. Hi Hernan! Please check out the classes available from RootsTech.org. The RootsTech conference launches tomorrow. You will find many sessions to help you with family history work.

      Google Translate – English to Spanish: ¡Hola Hernan! Consulte las clases disponibles en RootsTech.org. La conferencia RootsTech se lanza mañana. Encontrará muchas sesiones que le ayudarán con la obra de historia familiar.

    1. Hi Diana! Thank you for your question. If you are the only one who has made any changes to this invalid person, you can delete the person. If you are unable to do this, please contact FamilySearch Help for assistance.

  5. Super że można znaleźć tutaj swoich przodków

    Google Translate – Polish to English: It’s great that you can find your ancestors here