Norway Celebrates Its 200th Anniversary—Online Data Making It Easier to Trace Your Norwegian Roots

If you have family roots in Norway, you have a celebration coming up. The bicentennial of Norway’s independence is May 17th. There…

May 16, 2014  - by 

Million More in May Madness 2014

HAPPY MAY FAMILYSEARCH!  We’ve made it to the most exciting month of the year. It’s warm outside, the trees are green, the…

May 15, 2014  - by 

My Ancestor Came to Colonial America as an Indentured Servant

“The gateway to Europe are the indentured servants,” observed Nathan Murphy MA, AG, of FamilySearch International. Murphy gave a talk titled, “My…

May 15, 2014  - by 

FamilySearch Adds More Than 5.1 Million Images to Collections from Belgium, England, India, Italy, Sweden, Ukraine, the United States

FamilySearch has added more than 5.1 million images to collections from Belgium, England, India, Italy, Sweden, Ukraine, and the United States. Notable…

May 14, 2014  - by 

401(k) Thrift Plan Changes and Blackout Period

For Church employees who participate in the 401(k) Thrift Plan offered through DMBA, we strongly encourage you to read the following important…

May 14, 2014  - by 

Thank You, Indexers!

We’d like to take a moment to thank the 87,537 indexers who contributed to our 140 million total records completed last year.…

Indexing Finds Facebook

Members of Facebook can now become fans of FamilySearch Indexing! If you’re not a member of Facebook, indexing might be your reason…

New French Indexing Project

Good news for those with ancestors from the Finistère department of France. We just started indexing registers from another parish in the…