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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 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....
Can’t Attend RootsTech in Person? Participate Online!

Can’t Attend RootsTech in Person? Participate Online!

If you can’t attend RootsTech in person, don’t worry, some of the best of RootsTech learning sessions, keynote addresses, and Innovator Showdown will be streamed live on RootsTech.org today, Friday, and Saturday. For a complete schedule of sessions that will be...
Experience RootsTech 2017

Experience RootsTech 2017

Tomorrow is the beginning of RootsTech 2017. It’s not too late to register. Learn more about Family Discovery Day on Saturday, February 11, 2017. RootsTech will be posting on Facebook and live tweeting. You can even join the live stream to participate from home!...
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...
Print LDS Temple Ordinance Cards at Home

Print LDS Temple Ordinance Cards at Home

Members can now print their own family ordinance cards at home rather than printing them at the temple. This option is now available in the United States and will be available worldwide in the next few months. Taking names to the temple for ordinance work just got a...

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