In August 2012, my husband and I were invited to learn how to index Italian records. The invitation came as part of a test initiative that would make many more records of Italian ancestors available for research. Full Story
Each month, FamilySearch publishes a list of new changes and updates to the FamilySearch.org website. This list includes changes to Family Tree as well as other parts of FamilySearch.org. In some cases, these changes will also be published as individual articles where the need to do so exists. Full Story
Celebrate your family memories at RootsTech. Submit your family videos and photos to appear in the RootsTech 2016 Opening Kick-off video. One lucky submitter will win a full RootsTech 2016 conference pass worth more than $200! Full Story
For over 13 years SwedGen (a genealogical society in Sweden) has offered lectures and research assistance for Swedish American descendants all over the U.S. This year SwedGen will make stops in Lindsborg, Kansas; Aurora, Colorado; and Salt Lake City, Utah. Full Story
Check out the Pennsylvania Civil Marriages 1677-1950, Ohio County Marriages 1789-2013, and Virginia Richmond City Birth Index 1870-1912 additions this week. Millions more records were also added for Italy (Potenza, Rieti, and Trapani) and Colombia. Search for these new records and more by selecting the links below.
FamilySearch is pleased to announce that Ancestral Quest for Mac, Ancestral Quest Basic for Mac and Little Family Tree are now certified. “Certified” means the product is compatible with FamilySearch.org and has features that conform to our strict standards of quality. FamilySearch works with a variety of partners to help provide you with as many ways as possible to find, add, and share about your family members. Full Story
As family historians, we honor our grandparents when we document their stories. Some of us undertake this effort alone, unsure to how to incorporate family members into the process. Full Story