FamilySearch Tips

If your FamilySearch searches haven’t been successful, this presentation demonstrates five techniques that may help. These include: • Narrowing your search with filters • Using wild cards • Adding a relationship • Adding an event • Browsing images The presentation will provide you with additional tools which will give you some alternatives to conducting basic searches.
Language: English

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Historical Collections: Indexed Intermediate

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