Free Webinar US Research Series: United States Church Records—August 14, 2014

The Family History Library will present a free webinar for all who are interested in learning how to use United States church…

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Hashtags, Tweets, and Blogs: the New Language of Family History

What comes to your mind when you think of a professional genealogist? Probably not a peppy, young 25-year-old woman with a knack…

August 1, 2014  - by 

How One Man Writes His Personal History–Three Words at a Time

It might be an exaggerated figure, but author and blogger Randal Wright estimates that 99.9% of people don’t keep detailed personal histories…

July 31, 2014  - by 

What is Your Story? Day 3 at the 46th Annual BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy

Wow, the power of stories! This was the response to many who attended the keynote address on the second day of the…

July 31, 2014  - by 

So Many Stories … The 46th Annual Conference on Family History and Genealogy

So many stories, so little time …this is how I feel as I try to capture the essence of the first day…

July 30, 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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