Websites, Apps, and Tools

February 10, 2021
For the past few years, RootsTech has offered a way for people to see if they are related to other RootsTech attendees around them—and this …
January 19, 2021
Have you ever wondered how the 1918 pandemic affected families? Who exactly were the victims, and how did their families cope? With a little…
November 04, 2020
For centuries, newspapers were the social media platform for many communities. Newspapers printed what residents wanted to read: news and ev…
May 08, 2020
Have you ever set a goal to index a certain number of records? Or organized a group around a specific indexing project? Many indexing groups…
April 14, 2020
Imagine if you could go to a website, search for an ancestor's name, and almost immediately learn the person’s birth and death dates, names …
November 26, 2019
At FamilySearch, we’re doing everything we can to make all the tools and resources we have available to us also available to you—from your c…
October 14, 2019
Some of the richest pieces of our family’s history come in the form of photos. Being able to take and store pictures of family members, past…
September 28, 2019
Do you have New York ancestors? The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society offers a vast collection of resources to help you find wh…
September 06, 2019
Want to learn more about your ancestors who came to North America? Maybe they fought in the Revolutionary War, or perhaps your ancestors wer…
July 02, 2019
Joe Hardesty poses with a boy at the Sons of the American Revolution Genealogical Research LibraryA young boy holds up a 200-year old first …
June 07, 2019
Hundreds of FamilySearch affiliate libraries are helping extend FamilySearch’s services to millions of patrons worldwide. Although FamilySea…
June 07, 2019
Reference librarians like to stay in the know so they can effectively answer their patrons’ questions. However, sometimes family history pat…
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