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Uncovering Your World War I Ancestors

This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here. This year, the United States commemorates the 100th anniversary of entering World War I. People across the country are finding ways to remember and honor those who fought in the war. But for people who had ancestors involved in it, perhaps […]

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Becoming a Gatherer in God’s Kingdom

This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here. by Linda Clyde In the April 2017 general conference, President Henry B. Eyring taught that “though earthly families are far from perfect, they give God’s children the best chance to be welcomed to the world with the only love on earth […]

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Discovering the Comfort of Kindex.org

This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here. I love doing family history, but when it comes to organizing it, I need help. Luckily, there is an online app, Kindex, that its founders call a “record rescuer.” I was thrilled to find a new way to deal with my […]

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How to Participate in the 2017 Worldwide Indexing Event

This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here. What is Indexing If you’ve never indexed before, now is the perfect time to start. Indexing is a fun, engaging, and easy way to make records of loved ones available online through FamilySearch. People can then access the indexed records to […]

Why We Need Family History Now More Than Ever

This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here. by Rachel Coleman Knowing, recording, and preserving your family history directly impacts you, your family, and even future generations of people you may never know. Find out how and why family history matters. “A people without the knowledge of their past […]

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2017 Worldwide Indexing Event

This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here. Indexed records are one of the great marvels inspired by God to assist in the effort to gather His family. As a temple and family history consultant, you can play a key role in helping others learn to index those records […]

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This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here. Descargar materiales del evento. 8.5” x 11” G 8.5” x 11” L A4 G A4 L 575 x 600 G 575 x 600 L   Recently Posted Book review: ‘Mind Games’ is an intriguing story for the mystery lover … Music […]

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This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here. Material zur Veranstaltung herunterladen. 8.5” x 11” G 8.5” x 11” L A4 G A4 L 575 x 600 G 575 x 600 L   Recently Posted Book review: ‘Mind Games’ is an intriguing story for the mystery lover … Music […]

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This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here. Baixar o material do evento. 8.5” x 11” G 8.5” x 11” L A4 G A4 L 575 x 600 G 575 x 600 L   Recently Posted Book review: ‘Mind Games’ is an intriguing story for the mystery lover … […]

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This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here. Scarica il materiale dell’evento. 8.5” x 11” G 8.5” x 11” L A4 G A4 L 575 x 600 G 575 x 600 L   Recently Posted Book review: ‘Mind Games’ is an intriguing story for the mystery lover … Music […]

New Records and Resources to Discover Your Dutch Ancestors

This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here. If you’re looking for ancestors from your Dutch heritage, you’re in luck! FamilySearch has recently published millions of records (51 million to be exact) from the Netherlands, making it easier than ever to trace your Dutch roots. These new records have […]

51 Million New Dutch Records Now Available on FamilySearch

This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here. Do you have ancestors from the Netherlands? If so, an incredible resource is now available to increase your chances of success in your family history research. New records that can help you find your Dutch ancestors are searchable on FamilySearch.org for […]

How to Use Dutch Records on FamilySearch

This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here. In the Netherlands, historical records are kept in public archives. Increasingly, archives are digitizing and indexing these records, and then publishing the resulting scans and indexes online as open data that is free for reuse. FamilySearch collaborates with the archives to […]

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Training, Inspiration Available at RootsTech 2018

This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here. Are you getting ready for RootsTech? Each year tens of thousands of family history fans descend on the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, for the world’s largest family history conference. Hosted annually by the Family History Department […]

Using Apprenticeship Records to Trace Your Ancestors from the United States to England

This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here. by Kate Eakman Tracing your ancestor’s journey from England to the United States during colonial times can be difficult. Passenger lists from that period weren’t as detailed as modern ones, which can often help you determine the identity of the family […]

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Even with Technology, Family History Is “a Spiritual Work”

This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here. by Kathryn Grant In an April 2017 General Conference talk, President Henry B. Eyring spoke of Elijah’s visit to the Prophet Joseph Smith in the Kirtland Temple in 1836 (see D&C 110:13–16). Since that visit, President Eyring observed, “interest in exploring […]

Technology: A Heart-Turning Tool

This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here. by Kathryn Grant Vilate Kimball was present when the Prophet Joseph Smith first taught the Saints about baptism for the dead. She wrote joyfully to her husband, Heber C. Kimball, who was then serving a mission: “President [Joseph] Smith . . . says it […]

Fortify Your Home

This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here.   Family history can be a powerful defense for families in today’s troubled world. Church leaders have promised numerous blessings to those who participate in this work, including more closeness and joy in your family, increased knowledge and faith, and divine […]

Fortify Your Home: Gather with a Purpose

This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here. Have a Desire to Help Many of us want to be more involved in family history, but feel that we lack the time, experience, or tools to be successful. What we may not realize, however, is that our desire is all […]

Fortify Your Home: Share Food Traditions

This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here. Elder Dale G. Renlund described the healing power of family history in his 2016 RootsTech presentation. He promised that those who participate in family history and temple work will find “personal power—power to change, power to repent, power to learn, power […]

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Fortify Your Home: Plan Tangible Activities

This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here. Many of us already appreciate our ancestors and have a basic knowledge of their stories. But that connection can become stronger and more profound as we make family history a part of our daily lives. In a 2011 talk, Elder David […]

Fortify Your Home: Keep and Tell Stories

This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here. Family History Can Guide and Protect We know that the family history work we do blesses our ancestors as we find their names and complete temple ordinances on their behalf. But as Church leaders have promised repeatedly in recent years, the […]

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Preserve Your Legacy: 9 Tips for Interviewing Relatives

This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here. by Katy Barnes My grandma June was a lively, intelligent woman who loved to share memories of her past. Back in college, as I worked on my degree in family history, I came to her house one day to interview her […]

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The Benefits of Carrying on the Family Business

This post is brought to you by Family Search. View the original post here. by Rachel Coleman Many of us inherited more from our parents and grandparents than just their nose or eye color. The skills, careers, or businesses that our ancestors worked to develop throughout their lifetimes can often become part of who we […]