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Free Access to MyHeritage’s 8 Billion Records

Free Access to MyHeritage’s 8 Billion Records

In celebration of MyHeritage’s recent milestone of surpassing 8 billion historical records on SuperSearch, they are making all their major census collections from the U.S., U.K. and Ireland, Canada, and Nordic countries free for one week! Starting today, through...
Find Your Family Names: A First Time Guide

Find Your Family Names: A First Time Guide

Find Your Family Names: A First Time Guide is a 4-fold card designed to get the entire family involved in family history. This card, and the accompanying online experience, provide a simple guided path to help you get started with your family history and find family...
MyHeritage Surpasses 8 Billion Records on SuperSearch

MyHeritage Surpasses 8 Billion Records on SuperSearch

MyHeritage has now surpassed 8 billion historical records on SuperSearch™, and has added millions of new records from new collections and updated existing ones. All the information is available in this blog post (check out the John Lennon birth index).  ...
Take a Name to the Temple

Take a Name to the Temple

Take a Name is a mobile app that helps LDS Church members take names to the temple. It helps you find, reserve, and print family names so you can spend more time in the temple with your ancestors instead of outside searching for them. Find temple ready ancestors. The...
Find Early LDS Missionaries in Your Family Tree

Find Early LDS Missionaries in Your Family Tree

A new collaboration from the Church History Department and FamilySearch can help you discover if there are any early LDS missionaries in your family tree. You can also see their mission journals, letters, reports, and photos. The experience is made up of two parts:...
FamilySearch Mobile Tree App

FamilySearch Mobile Tree App

The FamilySearch Tree mobile app is a companion to FamilySearch Family Tree that puts the power of heritage in your hands. With it, you can easily attach photos, stories, and documents to add details and bring your family story to life. With the mobile app, you can:...
6 Steps to Digitizing Your Family Photos

6 Steps to Digitizing Your Family Photos

Do you have boxes of old photos in your closet? So, what do you do with all these old photos? Digitize them! Read the article “Six Steps to Digitizing Your Family Photos” for 6 easy steps to get the job done. Lean how to: Organize before you digitize....
5 Reasons to Digitize Your Family Photos

5 Reasons to Digitize Your Family Photos

Have you been avoiding digitizing your old family photos because you feel overwhelmed? Sorting your photos into smaller piles can help you get organized. The article “Five Reasons to Digitize Your Family Photos” explains five big reasons you should...
Preserving Your Digital Memories

Preserving Your Digital Memories

In today’s digital age, photos, videos, and other records are digital. In the past, we worried about paper photographs and home movie films fading over time. But today, the biggest threat is losing the digital bits and bytes that make up these precious files. My...
Mormon.org Pages About Family

Mormon.org Pages About Family

Mormon.org has published some new articles about family, parenting, and family history. They are written especially to explain what the Church believes about the family, so they are great to share with your nonmember friends. What Is Family? How to Be a Better Parent...
Preserving Electronic Family History Information

Preserving Electronic Family History Information

For many of us, the biggest threat to the safety of our family history information may not be papers yellowing with age or photos fading in the sunlight but instead the possibility of our computer crashing or our phone dying a painful death in the washing machine....
BillionGraves Million More in May Madness 2017

BillionGraves Million More in May Madness 2017

BillionGraves is sponsoring its 6th annual Million More in May Competition to add one million gravestone images and one million transcribed records to the BillionGraves database in the month of May. What is BillionGraves? BillionGraves is a free website to look up...
Share Your Life Story With Lifey.org

Share Your Life Story With Lifey.org

A Utah man has created a simple way to share your life story in video. Lifey helps you organize your thoughts and then record them on video. It’s an easy, free, browsable, and embeddable way to create a video autobiography. Browse by topic. Lifey videos are...
How to Opt Out of FamilyTreeNow

How to Opt Out of FamilyTreeNow

FamilyTreeNow.com bills itself as a free family tree and genealogy research site, but beware. Although you can create and save family tree charts, there are no biographies or family history stories. The site really is not much more than a people finder. It searches...

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