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Welcome to the Research Wiki


Click to learn more about how the FamilySearch Research Wiki can help you:

Research your Family History

In the Wiki, you can learn what records exist in specific areas or topics. Here are some articles to help you get started:
1. Research Help
2. Wiki Search Tips

Preserve your Research Knowledge

Share your knowledge with others

You know something that can help other researchers find their family members. Contribute your knowledge about researching in a specific area or topic to the wiki.
  • The Contributor Help page is the central resource for instructions about how to edit in the Wiki.
  • Projects Seeking Contributors lists some of the community projects that are currently in progress.
  • There is a Community Projects Meeting for all those interested in working on organized projects for the Wiki. We meet every Wednesday at 11am Mountain Time. Come to learn more about how to edit in the Wiki.

     Store Information in the Wiki

As you learn tips and tricks that will help you in your genealogy research, instead of Bookmarking or creating a Favorite in your browser, go to the Wiki page for that locality or topic, and add a note about the resource. When you share, other researchers in that area/topic will be able to find that information as well.
Here are a few links to get you started:
If you would like to work with others on the wiki, see the following:

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Visit the Get Help to receive help with contributing to the Wiki.

If you would like to know more about the Wiki and its function, the following links will help: