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2017 Goals for Indexing

2017 Goals for Indexing

Have you set a personal goal for indexing names from FamilySearch? A few minutes a day can uncover names of many people waiting to receive temple ordinances. FamilySearch indexing lets you type names from old records into a database that people worldwide can use to...
Worldwide Indexing Event 2016 #TheWorldsRecords

Worldwide Indexing Event 2016 #TheWorldsRecords

During 72 hours from July 15-17, help index the world’s historical records, making them freely searchable on the Internet, helping families worldwide find their ancestors. Help FamilySearch reach the goal of 72,000 volunteers to help make records accessible for...
Sharing Family Stories: Simple Activities for Children

Sharing Family Stories: Simple Activities for Children

The recent Church News article “Kids and the ties that bind” describes simple activities you can do with your children to help them learn about their family history. Here are a few easy ways that parents can integrate stories from their family history into...
How to Engage Youth in family History

How to Engage Youth in family History

Presenters at the recent RootsTech conference talked about various tools youth can use to participate in family history. Some of those ideas were summarized in the article “RootsTech 2016: Engaging youth and teens in family history.” Tool #1: Paper and Pen...