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What is the Map/Society Page Project?

FamilySearch would like to include your society on a FamilySearch.org map! On a future map, your society name will be linked to your society page located on the FamilySearch Research Wiki which will be maintained by your society.

The Society Wiki page includes:

  • Purpose of the Society
  • Holdings of your society including, record collections, indexes, publications, etc.
  • List of Look up Services
  • Benefits of joining your Society
  • Society meetings
  • Society projects

View a Society Wiki page example.

How Can it Help My Society?

  • Drives new traffic to your society website
  • Connects to FamilySearch.org Map that gets thousands of hits a day
  • Free advertising for your society
  • Showcases your society to a worldwide audience
  • Gives a web presence for those without a society website
  • Builds membership

Learn more about what the FamilySearch Wiki can do for your organization.

How Does Your Society Get Started?

  • Step 1 - Send an email to uswiki@familysearch.org to request the creation of your empty society page.  This is the page you will enter and edit information about your Society. You will be notified when it is complete.

Where To Get Help During the Process

If you need help editing your society page, there are several ways to get answers to your questions:

Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri: 8am - 5pm; Tues: 11am - 5pm All times are Mountain Time
  • Send an email: USWiki@familysearch.org

To report a problem with the Society Page, please email: USWiki@familysearch.org


 

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