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'''TRAINING for Family Tree'''  
'''TRAINING for Family Tree'''  
*[http://broadcast.lds.org/eLearning/fhd/Community/en/FamilySearch/FamilyTree/pdf/familyTreeUserGuidelds.pdf] '''Family Tree''' '''Reference Manual/Guide'''
*[http://broadcast.lds.org/eLearning/fhd/Community/en/FamilySearch/FamilyTree/pdf/familyTreeUserGuidelds.pdf] '''Family Tree''' '''Reference Manual/Guide''' should be primary source for information  
*[http://broadcast.lds.org/eLearning/fhd/Community/en/FamilySearch/FamilyTree/pdf/familyTreeUserGuidelds.pdf] '''Family Tree''' '''Reference Manual/Guide''' should be primary source for information  

Revision as of 01:40, 30 April 2013

  • familysearch.org [1] Main website, This is the place "enhanced" to learn about Family Search. It has five main parts before signing in and six with LDS sign in. They are 1.Sign In, 2.Family Search, 3.Family Tree, includes Tree, Person, Search and Watch List, 4.Photos, 5.Search and 6.Temple.
  • You must be signed in for most links to work. Some training videos, etc. are with these main parts.

TRAINING for Family Tree

  • [2] Family Tree Reference Manual/Guide


Sign In -Sign In with username and password, or recover forgotten username or password, or create new account.Changes to "your name" when signed in. Setting (yours to edit). Source Box (for your Family Tree) and Sign Out

FamilySearch - Found in upper left, then Live Help and is also found in Help Center after clicking Get Help. This is a Help Center page. It consists of: 1. Product Support, 2.  Research Assistance, 3.  Getting Started,  4. Learning Center for Browsing, 5.  Search all product support articles and Product Support FAQs.          

Product Support

FamilySearch Account


Searching Records

Indexing - Every person matters. Help us in our efforts to input names from historical documents.

Family Tree

Photos and Stories

Research Assistance

1. Ask a specialist-General Research Help, Request Assistance

  • Different choices for requesting assistance from a community of researchers that are ready to assist you with your questions

2. Search Research Articles/Visit the Research Wiki wiki main page

Other ways to find Research Wiki to do research, search or Create and/or Edit

a. Research and Searching Wiki

b. Create and/or Edit an Article

Getting Started with your family history

Learning Center

  • Family history articles, classes, videos and guides for genealogy resources by place, skill level, subject, format and language or 5 Minute Videos
  • Become an online volunteer research consultant! Register today

Family Tree -find collaborate and contribute information about your ancestors in Free worldwide tree. When clicked always comes back to person who signed in.

TREE - your own Family Tree/Fan Chart - choose one or the other.

  • From here you can see your ancestors or descendants or click on any person to go to their person page for details, photos and stories, search within the family tree for people, or see who you are watching, look through history of persons you have worked on or help another person with their tree.
  • Tree and Person share Search, Watch, History and Help Others. They are covered here.
    *Seeing Your Ancestors on a Pedigree Chart or Fan Chart Family Tree Reference Manual, Chapter 2

SEARCH: Deceased only person search within the Family Tree

WATCH/UNWATCH toggle to know what changes have been made to persons in the tree you are watching.

HISTORY - Select from list to easily select person you have been working with in your tree. Lists the last 50 people you have clicked on.

HELP OTHERS- Log in to help them

PERSON - Click on name to go to Person Page. Summary box comes with DETAILS of that person as shown below to add, change, delete, find possible duplicates or merge.

VITALS - Name, Birth, Christening, Death. Burial

OTHER INFORMATION - Alternate names or events

FAMILY MEMBERS - As person with spouse and children or as child with parents

SOURCES - Sources as added by you or others

DISCUSSIONS - working with other users

ORDINANCES - applicable to LDS sign in

PHOTOS - All photos for that person with an Add/Upload option to the person shown.

STORIES - All stories for that person with an Add/upload option to the person shown.

TOOLS includes POSSIBLE DUPLICATES and soon will have PRINT options.

LATEST CHANGES you or others made are listed on this page.

PHOTOS when "not" on person page

  • Add (My Photos) - Add one or multiple photos at a time. Shows all photos forall of your tree added by you and they upload to My Photos only - not to a person
  • Tag (My Photos) - Tag faces to identify the people in your photos. Click on picture to tag
  • Share ( Albums) - Create and share albums of ancestor's photos. Alphabetical listed albums of first name typed in - suggest use last name - with number of photos in that album. Click to see or create a new album
  • Connect(People )- Connect photos to ancestors to your family tree. If you did not connect when you first added photos, you can do so here

Search Discover your ancestors by finding documents, census, certificates, etc. 

Records - Records to search for sources for your family tree


Catalog - Search in Catalog

Books - Search books

WIKI - Quick link to Research Wiki

Temple - Finding, reserving and printing FOR

  • Shows list of Reserved, Shared, Printed and Opportunities of those in your tree that can be reserved.
  • Legend of stage of those reserved, shared, printed, etc.
  • A Reference Guide (LDS Version), Chapter 11 gives more guidelines

Sources:   FamilySearch

Catagory:   FamilySearch_Family_Tree, Training

Level-2 heading (A)

Level-3 heading (B)

Level-2 heading (C)

Level-6 heading (D)

Level-1 heading (E)

Level-2 heading (F)

Level-3 heading (G)

Fifth Session 3:00-4:00

Title     Presenter Level

inserted table
name class room handout paper etc.

Reference Guide - Navigating the Tree - Chapter 2 or go to ”Help” in familysearch.org

[7] Reference Guide Seeing Details about People – Chapter 3 or go to ”Help” in familysearch.org]

[8] Reference Guide Adding and Correcting Information about People and Relationships – Chapter 4 or go to ”Help” in familysearch.org]

Adding and Correcting Informaton about People:

FAMILY SEARCH Records, Search for Sources for your Tree Genealogies, Search for submitted AF/PRF Submit Tree, by GEDCOM Catalog, search Books, FH Books Promotions, Boxed Information, Indexing, Rootstech and/or others
FAMILY TREE Tree, yours Person Search, in tree Watch List Temple History
LEARN Getting Started Research Wiki, Go to Wiki Research Courses, View Courses & 5 minute videos Discussion Forums, discontinued Try Tech Tips Learn More.. TV & more
FAMILYSEARCH CENTER Search for center Genealogical resourcdes, Search library catalog and order microfilms Free Classes, Learn more Research Support, Find location
INDEXING Test Drive Getting Started, Download & ICON Help Make Records Free & Searchable Online Indexing is Simple Worldwide Indexing Projects
BLOG Blog Search Subscribe Follow on Facebook Categories Recent Comments
SIGN IN Sign In, Username and Password Forgot Name or Password Create New Account Sign In changes to "Signed In" when in Family Tree Settings, yours Source Box for Family Tree Sign Out
HELP Self-help, Ask A Question Family Tree, 3 each - Jan 2013 Indexing, 33 each - Oct 2012 Video Tutorials, 32 each - Jan 2013 Frequently Asked Questions Local Assistance, FH Consultants, FH Centers Community Assistance, FS Forums, Go to Forums - discontinued Contact FS, Chat Online, Send Message, Call us 1-866-406-1830 My Cases FEEDBACK
LEARN What's New Getting Started Free Courses Browse Articles Indexing
GENERAL About Give Back Careers Blog Press Labs Privacy Terms
RESOURCES Ask for Help Archivists Developers & Libraries FH Products (Helpful & New Products, i.e. PAF, etc. - 3rd Party) Remote Assistance (To better help you)