Three Key Functions of the Archives of Michigan—Kris Rzepczynski at RootsTech 2019

At RootsTech 2019, archivist Kris Rzepczynski shared one of his favorite records—the death certificate of Harry Houdini. (See it here.) Because the…

May 15, 2019  - by 

Using the 1940 U.S. Census to Build Your Family Tree

If you’re looking for ancestors who were alive in 1940 in the United States, the census is one of the best resources available. The 1940 census has the most detailed information of all United States censuses…

May 10, 2019  - by 

Exploring Your Danish Heritage

Denmark is a country that may sometimes be overlooked, but recently it has started attracting more of the limelight. Lonely Planet picked Copenhagen as its top city to visit in…

May 8, 2019  - by 

Danish Church and Census Records

Danish records are an excellent resource for family history! While individual situations vary, if you have Danish heritage, it is often possible…

May 8, 2019  - by 

New Records on FamilySearch from April 2019

FamilySearch expanded its free online archives in April of 2019 with an astounding 47.4 million new indexed family history records from all…

May 1, 2019  - by 

Types of Finnish Records

Over the years, millions of Finnish records have been indexed and entered into databases on FamilySearch.org. You can use these indexed records…