Locating your Mexican ancestors has never been easier. In a partnership with Ancestry.com, FamilySearch has added 65 million new historic Mexico records, making 200 million more names searchable. The new records are now available through Ancestry.com, FamilySearch.org (for LDS subscribers), and over 5,000 FamilySearch centers worldwide. Search the new family history records in the “Mexico […]
We hear the word “indexing” thrown around a lot when we’re talking about family history. In fact, in their presentation at RootsTech 2017, President and Sister Nelson challenged people to make a sacrifice of time to participate in temple and family history work, including indexing. They shared the experience of three young family members, Natalie, […]
You probably know people who are avid obituary readers. They regularly scan their local papers, looking for people they know. While reading about other people’s deaths might strike you as an unusual hobby, the truth is that every family researcher should become an avid obituary reader. The reason is simple: obituaries are potentially the most […]
by Rachel Coleman Knowing, recording, and preserving your family history directly impacts you, your family, and even future generations of people you may never know. Find out how and why family history matters.
by Annie Merrell Have you ever made it to the end of the day and wondered, “Where did all my time go?” Does family history frequently get pushed down on your to do list? Are you looking for simple ways to connect with your past and dive into the fun of family history? If you […]
Everyone loves family history—many just don’t know it yet. Who isn’t interested in knowing who they are, where they came from, or what fascinating stories about their family are waiting to be discovered? That is what family history is all about, and indexing is a big part of it. You’ve got the passion and drive to […]
Effective immediately, prices for the popular family history booklet, My Family: Stories That Bring Us Together, have been reduced in many countries. For example in the United States, the cost of the booklet is now 50 cents. Check lds.org/store to find pricing in your country. This booklet is currently available in 40 languages. It has […]