Great Web Tools for Searching Historic Newspapers

Countless millions of historic newspapers all over the world are now revealing their secrets as they are being digitally published online. And…

May 27, 2014  - by 

GRACIAS, OBRIGADO, THANK YOU!

To the many volunteers around the world who made the International Day of Spanish Indexing held on Saturday, May 17, 2014, a success, we…

May 23, 2014  - by 

Come Join Us For A Polynesian Islands Cultural Event

Bring your friends and family and explore the culture and traditions of the Polynesian Islands at the Family History Library Open House,…

May 23, 2014  - by 

FamilySearch Adds More Than 3.1 Million Images to Collections from Brazil, Canada, France, Indonesia, Netherlands, Peru, Portugal, and the United States

FamilySearch has added more than 3.1 million images to collections from Brazil, Canada, France, Indonesia, Netherlands, Peru, Portugal, and the United States.…

May 23, 2014  - by 

New Online Collection of Civil War Records Released in Observance of Memorial Day

For Immediate Release SALT LAKE CITY, UT—In observation of Memorial Day, FamilySearch.org announced today significant updates to its free Civil War historic…

May 22, 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…

Wiki to the rescue

Recently I was working at the research desk in the Family History Library. A patron came into the library in hopes of…

Blogging family history

A lot of blogs related to family history include news items about the new and improved resources available online for family history…

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