Genealogy. RootsTech can help you get started with, or delve deeper into, your genealogy and help you discover your ancestry. From helpful genealogy sites to the latest genealogy technology, the resources below can help you find your family in the genealogy records of the world.
FamilySearch International is the largest genealogy organization in the world. It is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. For FamilySearch, it's all about family. FamilySearch is dedicated to connecting families across generations and believes that families bring joy and ...
What's New on FamilySearch (for members of the Church) - Ron Tanner This class will review the latest features and capabilities released in FamilySearch, their value and why the changes were made. 2019 LDS Sessions. Play. Family Discovery Day: Elder and Sister Bednar. Play. Family History that Won't Put Your Kids to Sleep - Mike Sandberg ...
Turn it into productive time, and teach them how to index on FamilySearch.org! This free site allows users to help further the family history work of others. Having your teens become indexing experts will help them better understand the importance of keeping records, history, penmanship, and patience.
Google and Maps for Genealogists: Tracking Where You’ve Been. This is the first of a three-part series exploring how to use Google Maps and other apps on genealogy research trips.
Before you dig too deep into the Library of Congress website, it’s important to remember that it’s not a genealogical database. Holdiman advised not searching the Library of Congress in the same way you’d search for family information on Ancestry, FamilySearch, MyHeritage, or Findmypast.
German Church Records and How to Use Them on FamilySearch: Trish Melander. 2019 RootsTech Sessions. Play. Ask A Scientist from AncestryDNA - Barry Starr. Play. Everyone Has A Story, Even You! - Blaine Bettinger, Angie Bush, Diahan Southard. Play. Ask the Experts - Kenyatta Berry, Angie Bush, D. Joshua Taylor.
FamilySearch Memories. While you’ve probably used FamilySearch for research, you may not be familiar with the Memories section of the website. The Memories page of FamilySearch gives you a space to record and upload the stories and images of your life. “What’s really nice is you can upload documents, you can put in photos,” said Alzo.
One of the times you’ll need to write source citations is when you’ve added evidence or new sources to your family tree on FamilySearch or Ancestry. “You might be adding a new source to FamilySearch or Ancestry.
Wendy Smedley, marketing manager at FamilySearch International, invites you and your loved ones to participate in the Light Keepers Online experience and shares some insights to help you discover, gather, and connect your family.