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  • Videos from RootsTech 2016 are Available

    Mar 24

    RootsTech, as you may know, is the biggest genealogy and family history conference in the world. The annual event is hosted by FamilySearch, one of the most well known genealogy websites. Videos from RootsTech 2016 are now available. RootsTech takes place in Salt Lake City, Utah, every year. The conference is a multi-day event that includes w...

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  • FamilySearch Collection of Mexican Ancestor Records Grows

    Feb 25

    FamilySearch has had a collection of Mexico ancestor records that genealogists could search through. Recently, it has added more records to that collection. This was made possible due to FamilySearch's partnership with Ancestry.com. FamilySearch is one of the most popular genealogy websites. It is provided for free as a service by the Church of ...

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  • Things to Expect From FamilySearch in 2016

    Feb 9

    It's always nice when a popular genealogy website gives users hints about what to expect from it in the upcoming year. Genealogists tend to prefer advance notice (rather than having something unexpectedly discontinued or dropped on them). Here are some things to expect from FamilySearch in 2016. FamilySearch is one of the most popular genealogy ...

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  • FamilySearch Adds a Memories Gallery

    Jan 14

    FamilySearch, one of the most popular genealogy websites, frequently adds new resources and tools that its users can utilize. One of the more recent additions is a Memories Gallery. It was designed to enhance how genealogists add, organize, and view pictures and other artifacts from their family tree. FamilySearch, as you may know, is provided a...

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  • HistoryLines is Now Certified by FamilySearch

    Dec 23

    Genealogists who use FamilySearch can add something new to your collection of genealogy resources. HistoryLines has been certified with FamilySearch. It is part of a growing list of partners that FamilySearch is compatible with. FamilySearch is a popular genealogy website that is free to use. It is a service provided by The Church of Jesus Chris...

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  • Family History Library Celebrated 30th Anniversary

    Nov 25

    FamilySearch's Family History Library celebrated its 30th Anniversary on October 23, 2015. The library has been recognized by genealogists as the top research and collections library in the world. Part of the reason is it seen that way is because it has evolved to keep up with the changing demographics and demands of family researchers. The ...

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  • FamilySearch – Digitized

    Nov 15

    Newest item added to help in research on FamilySearch.org is called "Thumbnail Gallery" and it is available free to the public. This feature has both the indexed data and the image together. This feature is available only with indexed records. It allows the searcher to navigate to other images within the collection by clicking on next or just goi...

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  • Reasons to Put your Family Tree in Multiple Places

    Nov 11

    One of the biggest ongoing tasks that a genealogist works on is the creation and maintenance of their family tree. It shows, at a glance, all of the research and work you have done in order to learn more about your ancestors. There are many reasons why it is important to put your family tree in multiple places. Backup Copies Prevent Loss The be...

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  • Map Your Family on RootsMapper

    Nov 5

    Have you ever wondered what a map that showed the migration patterns of your ancestors would look like? You could attempt to piece it together by hand, on various copies of paper maps. Or, you could give RootsMapper a try. RootsMapper is an interactive website that allows genealogists to easily visualize the migration patterns of their ancest...

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  • FamilySearch Helps Closed Library Digitize Resources

    Oct 21

    The Arizona State Capitol closed its genealogical library on July 31, 2015. Some of the resources were moved to a new Genealogy Center and others were placed in archival storage. The rest was going to be removed from the collection entirely. Fortunately, FamilySearch has stepped in to help digitize the genealogical resources that would otherwise...

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