by Miryelle Resek What happens when you mix desserts, a family-run business, and an innovative entrepreneur? You get a family-friendly television show known for extreme customer requests and stunning results.
Yes, you heard correctly. LeVar Burton is coming to RootsTech 2017. On Friday, February 10, 2017, the wildly popular actor, producer, and director will grace the stage at RootsTech, the world’s largest family history and technology conference.
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
If your digital photos are scattered across multiple devices and you keep getting a notice that your phone storage capacity is full, don’t despair. You aren’t alone. Today we are taking more photos every second than all of humanity took since cameras were invented. In fact, it is estimated that over one trillion photos will be taken in 2016! That’s a lot of photos of babies’ first steps, weddings, anniversaries, sunsets, and selfies! Full Story
Are you searching for your ancestors in Mexico but not sure where or how to look? On Saturday, May 21, the Family History Library will present three classes you won’t want to miss. The classes will highlight collections you can search to find your Mexican ancestors on Ancestry.com as well as other Internet sites. We will also teach you the basics of Hispanic research by taking you from that first record of your abuela and showing you how to continue your research step by step. Full Story
Explore the new record collections for Denmark Deeds and Mortgages 1572-1928, Czech Republic School Registers 1799-1953, United States War of 1812 Index to Service Records 1812-1815, and more than 7 million additions to the Find A Grave Index. Search these and more by following the links below. Full Story
FamilySearch is excited to tell you about upcoming events at the Family History Centers along the Wasatch Front for March 2016. Along with class schedules, special events will be posted, along with any other news about local events that may be of interest to you. Full Story
Juliana Szucs, veteran writer and trainer for Ancestry.com started her genealogical career at a young age by helping her mom index census records from microfilm on a reader in the family basement – 25¢ for each family name recorded AND sourced. Full Story
We all have stories to tell; family stories as well as individual stories. According to Bruce Feiler, Thursday morning’s keynote address speaker, these stories have enormous value. They are so powerful in how they teach. He stressed how our own stories are so important to our families and need to be remembered and even more importantly, shared. Full Story