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Getting Started

Quick Start guide to getting set up with the FamilySearch API

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SDK Guides

Step by step guide to authenticate and read a person using our SDK's

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Community Apps

Check out the latest creations of fellow developers using the FamilySearch API

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Benefits of Integration

FamilySearch is developing a technical platform to facilitate the development of more innovative and collaborative software products that leverage genealogical data and technical services. The purpose of the platform is to increases the number of contributors and relevant online conclusions, historical records, and media available to identify ancestors and gather artifacts that assist in telling their stories...

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