• Add Your Recipe Story to FamilySearch

    Apr 12

    Your family probably has at least one recipe that has been handed down from one generation to the next. Perhaps the recipe was created by your grandmother, and your kids are old enough now for you to pass it down to them. Or, maybe the recipe goes back even farther in your family tree. FamilySearch would like for you to "Savor Your Family's Stor...


  • An Easy Way to Import Photos to FamilySearch

    Apr 4

    When you want to share a family photo online, there are several different places you can put it. You probably pick your favorite form of social media and put the photo there. Or, maybe you post it on the social media website where the majority of your family members are. Now, you can import photos from Facebook and Instagram onto ...


  • Newly Updated Collection at FamilySearch – February 2017

    Mar 3

    FamilySearch frequently adds new records to its collections. There is a simple way find out what record collections have been newly updated. Check the FamilySearch Historical Record Collections list at the beginning of a new month. Updated or Added to in February 2017: February 28: Ghana, Accra, Marriages, 1863-2003 February 28: Texas, ...


  • Share Your Family Recipe Story

    Feb 15

    Many families have a special recipe that is beloved by all and handed down from one generation to the next. That recipe is important not only because it tastes good but also because it brings up warm memories of the relative that created the recipe and the stories that connect to that food. FamilySearch wants you to share your family recipe story...


  • Tips for Researching Your African-American Ancestors

    Feb 8

    FamilySearch is one of the most popular genealogy websites. FamilySearch has put together a blog post of helpful tips for tracing your African-American Ancestors. One of these tips could help you break through the “brick wall” in your research. FamilySearch points out that if you are tracing African-American ancestors in records after 1870...


  • Things to Look Forward to at FamilySearch in 2017

    Jan 22

    FamilySearch frequently makes improvements to what they offer. Every year, they put together a blog with details about what to look forward to at FamilySearch in the new year. FamilySearch plans to play a major role in creating millions of new, fun family discoveries and online connections. The most obvious thing to look for in FamilySearch i...


  • FamilySearch Released a 2016 End of the Year Summary

    Jan 13

    FamilySearch, one of the most popular genealogy websites, released an end of the year review about the things they accomplished in 2016. You might already be benefiting from some of those things. Here is a quick look at some of the highlights from the FamilySearch 2016 end of the year summary. In 2016, FamilySearch added 103 family history cen...


  • What’s New at FamilySearch – December 2016

    Jan 6

    Every month, FamilySearch puts together a blog that shows the new changes and updates that happened on the website and on their apps. They often add new things to their vast resources and improve features that already existed. Here is a look at what's new at FamilySearch as of December 2016. In December of 2016, FamilySearch m...


  • Help FamilySearch Reach Its Indexing Goal in December

    Dec 7

    Would you like to give other genealogists the joy of discovering their ancestors? One way to do that is to take part in FamilySearch's December 2016 indexing goal. They have named it #LIGHTtheWORLD. Indexing makes a difference. FamilySearch describes indexing as a volunteer transcription effort that makes valuable genealogical records searcha...


  • Watch the Freedmen’s Bureau Project Celebration Broadcast

    Dec 2

    The Freedmen's Bureau Project is helping African Americans reconnect with their Civil War–era ancestors. The Freedmen's Bureau Project Celebration will be a live event that you can watch on December 6, 2016, at 9:00 a.m., EST. The Freedmen's Bureau Project was created as a set of partnerships between FamilySearch International and the Nationa...