FamilySearch

  • Feedback Helps Improve New Person Page

    Nov 8

    Trying out a new process for a gradual launch of the new person page has paid off for FamilySearch users and engineers. After first releasing the change in early August of 2022, FamilySearch software engineers have spent 2 months gathering and reading over 4,000 comments. This review process has allowed them to adjust or fix over 150 items bas...

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  • RootsTech 2023 Registration Is Now Open

    Oct 13

    RootsTech registration for 2023 is now open, and it’s an experience you won’t want to miss! This year, you can tailor the experience to your needs and interests like never before. Hundreds of online classes will be available globally. Plus, an in-person option with additional classes and opportunities will take place at the Salt Palace Con...

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  • FamilySearch Redesigned New Person Page

    Aug 18

    FamilySearch has redesigned the New Person Page. In a blog post titled: “Your Ancestors Have a New Person Page! Come Try It Out”, written by David Nielsen and Lynne VanWagnenen, provides information the redesigned new person page. In the blog post, they state that the old person page was growing more and more outdated, and less and less...

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  • New Idaho Falls FamilySearch Center Opens

    Jul 21

    FamilySearch has announced the reopening of its newly renovated Idaho Falls FamilySearch Center. Located at 750 West Elva Street, the free service will introduce guests to a world of fun, interactive, personal and family discoveries. From life-sized interactive experiences, to home video conversation equipment, a recording room, access to pers...

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  • RootsTech 2023 Will Include Online And In-Person Event

    Jul 15

    RootsTech, the world’s largest family history gathering is back in 2023 with an in-person event in Salt Lake City to complement its massive online conference. Mark your calendars for March 2-4,  2023, to join millions of virtual and in-person attendees for inspiring keynote addresses, instructive classes, innovative technologies, and most o...

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  • FamilySearch Webinars For June 2022

    Jun 3

    Enjoy free genealogy webinars in June 2022 provided by the FamilySearch Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.  This month’s impressive line-up of online classes includes a 2-day series on Welsh genealogy, two specific classes on Chinese research, one session for Spanish speakers entitled La Investigación genealógica en Sudam...

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  • FamilySearch Completes Massive Microfilm Digitization

    Oct 12

    FamilySearch, a genealogy company that is provided as a service by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, has completed the digitization of a massive microfilm collection. This effort makes billions of historical genealogy records freely available online. According to Family Search, it is a milestone 83 years in the making. Family...

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  • RootsTech Connect 2022 Will Be Fully Virtual

    Aug 5

    FamilySearch announced that RootsTech Connect 2022 will take place on March 3-5, 2022, as a fully virtual family history event. After welcoming over one million visitors from over 240 countries to its 2021 online event, RootsTech Connect 2021 was the largest in the history of RootsTech, and spectacular proof of humanity’s interest globall...

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  • Grand Island Public Library is a FamilySearch Affiliate

    Jun 17

    Grand Island Public Library has officially become an affiliate library of FamilySearch. This means the library has privileges to limited-access FamilySearch databases. Affiliate libraries may not have all the services of a FamilySearch Family History Center. The Grand Island Public Library is located in the City of Grand Island, Nebraska. I...

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  • FamilySearch Updated Their Messaging System

    May 18

    FamilySearch is proud to have the world’s largest online family tree and thrilled to provide free family history experiences to millions. In order to give users the best experience possible, they are constantly working on updates and improvements to their online experience. To keep you up to date on the latest FamilySearch experience changes...

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