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! 49 Research Communities
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! Option 1
! Language
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! Option 2
! Region
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! Option 3
 
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| [https://www.facebook.com/familysearch.argentina Argentina]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/familysearch.argentina Argentina]  
| Spanish
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|  
| South America
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|  
 
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| [https://www.facebook.com/AustraliaGenealogy Australia]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/AustraliaGenealogy Australia]  
| English
+
|  
| Pacific
+
|  
 
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| [https://www.facebook.com/AustriaGenealogyResearch Austria]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/AustriaGenealogyResearch Austria]  
| English
+
|  
| Europe
+
|  
 
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| [https://www.facebook.com/GenealogicaBrasil Brasil]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/GenealogicaBrasil Brasil]  
| Portuguese
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|  
| South America
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|  
 
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|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/ChileGenealogy Chile]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/ChileGenealogy Chile]  
| Spanish
+
|  
| South America
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/pages/%E4%B8%AD%E5%9B%BD-%E6%97%8F%E8%B0%B1-%E7%A0%94%E7%A9%B6-China-Genealogy-Research/334053793317868 China]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/pages/%E4%B8%AD%E5%9B%BD-%E6%97%8F%E8%B0%B1-%E7%A0%94%E7%A9%B6-China-Genealogy-Research/334053793317868 China]  
| Chinese
+
|  
| Asia
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/ColombiaGenealogy Colombia]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/ColombiaGenealogy Colombia]  
| Spanish
+
|  
| South America
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/CzechoslovakiaGenealogy Czechoslovakia (Czech Republic)]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/CzechoslovakiaGenealogy Czechoslovakia (Czech Republic)]  
| English
+
|  
| Europe
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Danmark-Sl%C3%A6gtsforskning/331893243592525 Danmark]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Danmark-Sl%C3%A6gtsforskning/331893243592525 Danmark]  
| Danish
+
|  
| Europe
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/DenmarkGenealogy Denmark]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/DenmarkGenealogy Denmark]  
| English
+
|  
| Europe
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/EcuadorGenealogy Ecuador]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/EcuadorGenealogy Ecuador]  
| Spanish
+
|  
| South America
+
|  
 
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|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/EnglandGenealogy England]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/EnglandGenealogy England]  
| English
+
|  
| Europe
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/FinlandGenealogy Finland]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/FinlandGenealogy Finland]  
| English
+
|  
| Europe
+
|  
 
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|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/pages/France-Genealogy-Research/374516879237899 France]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/pages/France-Genealogy-Research/374516879237899 France]  
| English
+
|  
| Europe
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Recherche-G%C3%A9n%C3%A9alogique-en-France/128007843990247 France]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Recherche-G%C3%A9n%C3%A9alogique-en-France/128007843990247 France]  
| French
+
|
| Europe
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/GermanyGenealogy Germany/Prussia]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/GermanyGenealogy Germany/Prussia]  
| English
+
|
| Europe
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/GuatemalaGenealogy Guatemala]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/GuatemalaGenealogy Guatemala]  
| Spanish
+
|
| Central America
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Investigaci%C3%B3n-Geneal%C3%B3gica-en-Honduras/211448302294702 Honduras]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Investigaci%C3%B3n-Geneal%C3%B3gica-en-Honduras/211448302294702 Honduras]  
| Spanish
+
|
| Central America
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/HongKongGenealogy Hong Kong]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/HongKongGenealogy Hong Kong]  
| Chinese
+
|
| Asia
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/IndiaGenealogy India]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/IndiaGenealogy India]  
| English
+
|
| Asia
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/IrelandGenealogy Ireland and Northern Ireland]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/IrelandGenealogy Ireland and Northern Ireland]  
| English
+
|  
| Europe
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/ItalyGenealogy Italy]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/ItalyGenealogy Italy]  
| English
+
|
| Europe
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/JapanGenealogyResearch Japan]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/JapanGenealogyResearch Japan]  
| English
+
|
| Asia
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/MexicoGenealogyResearch Mexico]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/MexicoGenealogyResearch Mexico]  
| Spanish
+
|
| Central America
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/NetherlandsGenealogy Netherlands]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/NetherlandsGenealogy Netherlands]  
| English
+
|
| Europe
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/pages/New-Zealand-Genealogy-Research/202148613221374 New Zealand]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/pages/New-Zealand-Genealogy-Research/202148613221374 New Zealand]  
| English
+
|
| Pacific
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Nigeria-Genealogy-Research/429364087077554 Nigeria]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Nigeria-Genealogy-Research/429364087077554 Nigeria]  
| English
+
|
| Africa
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/IrelandGenealogy Northern Ireland and Ireland]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/IrelandGenealogy Northern Ireland and Ireland]  
| English
+
|
| Europe
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/NorwayGenealogy Norway]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/NorwayGenealogy Norway]  
| English
+
|
| Europe
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [http://www.facebook.com/PanamaGenealogy Panama]  
 
| [http://www.facebook.com/PanamaGenealogy Panama]  
| Spanish
+
|
| Central America
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [http://www.facebook.com/ParaguayGenealogy Paraguay]  
 
| [http://www.facebook.com/ParaguayGenealogy Paraguay]  
| Spanish
+
|  
| South America
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/PeruGenealogy Investigación Genealógica en Perú]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/PeruGenealogy Investigación Genealógica en Perú]  
| Spanish
+
|
| South America
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/PolandGenealogy Poland]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/PolandGenealogy Poland]  
| English
+
|
| Europe
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [http://www.facebook.com/PuertoRicoGenealogy Puerto Rico]  
 
| [http://www.facebook.com/PuertoRicoGenealogy Puerto Rico]  
| Spanish
+
|
| Caribbean
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/RussiaGenealogy Russia]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/RussiaGenealogy Russia]  
| English
+
|
| Europe
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/pages/%D0%A1%D0%BE%D0%BE%D0%B1%D1%89%D0%B5%D1%81%D1%82%D0%B2%D0%BE-%D0%B8%D1%81%D1%81%D0%BB%D0%B5%D0%B4%D0%BE%D0%B2%D0%B0%D0%BD%D0%B8%D1%8F-%D1%80%D1%83%D1%81%D1%81%D0%BA%D0%BE%D0%B9-%D0%B3%D0%B5%D0%BD%D0%B5%D0%B0%D0%BB%D0%BE%D0%B3%D0%B8%D0%B8/283429521712516 Russia]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/pages/%D0%A1%D0%BE%D0%BE%D0%B1%D1%89%D0%B5%D1%81%D1%82%D0%B2%D0%BE-%D0%B8%D1%81%D1%81%D0%BB%D0%B5%D0%B4%D0%BE%D0%B2%D0%B0%D0%BD%D0%B8%D1%8F-%D1%80%D1%83%D1%81%D1%81%D0%BA%D0%BE%D0%B9-%D0%B3%D0%B5%D0%BD%D0%B5%D0%B0%D0%BB%D0%BE%D0%B3%D0%B8%D0%B8/283429521712516 Russia]  
| Russian
+
|
| Europe
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/pages/American-Samoa-Genealogy-Research/269901906429453 Samoa (American)]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/pages/American-Samoa-Genealogy-Research/269901906429453 Samoa (American)]  
| English
+
|
| Pacific
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Samoa-Western-Genealogy-Research/356619414380652 Samoa (Western)]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Samoa-Western-Genealogy-Research/356619414380652 Samoa (Western)]  
| English
+
|
| Pacific
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/ScotlandGenealogy Scotland]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/ScotlandGenealogy Scotland]  
| English
+
|
| Europe
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/CzechoslovakiaGenealogy Slovakia and Czech Republic]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/CzechoslovakiaGenealogy Slovakia and Czech Republic]  
| English
+
|
| Europe
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/SouthAfricaGenealogy South Africa]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/SouthAfricaGenealogy South Africa]  
| English
+
|
| Africa
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/SpainGenealogy Spain]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/SpainGenealogy Spain]  
| Spanish
+
|
| Europe
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/SwedenGenealogy Sweden]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/SwedenGenealogy Sweden]  
| English
+
|
| Europe
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/SlaktforskningOmSverige Sweden]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/SlaktforskningOmSverige Sweden]  
| Swedish
+
|
| Europe
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/SwitzerlandGenealogy Switzerland]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/SwitzerlandGenealogy Switzerland]  
| English
+
|
| Europe
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/TaiwanGenealogy Taiwan]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/TaiwanGenealogy Taiwan]  
| Chinese
+
|  
| Asia
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/ThailandGenealogy Thailand]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/ThailandGenealogy Thailand]  
| Thai
+
|  
| Asia
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tonga-Genealogy-Research/302442853157108 Tonga]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tonga-Genealogy-Research/302442853157108 Tonga]  
| English
+
|  
| Pacific
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/pages/%D0%A3%D0%BA%D1%80%D0%B0%D1%97%D0%BD%D0%B0-%D0%B3%D0%B5%D0%BD%D0%B5%D0%B0%D0%BB%D0%BE%D0%B3%D1%96%D1%87%D0%BD%D0%B8%D1%85-%D0%B4%D0%BE%D1%81%D0%BB%D1%96%D0%B4%D0%B6%D0%B5%D0%BD%D1%8C-Ukraine-Genealogy-Research/307439229321561 Ukraine]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/pages/%D0%A3%D0%BA%D1%80%D0%B0%D1%97%D0%BD%D0%B0-%D0%B3%D0%B5%D0%BD%D0%B5%D0%B0%D0%BB%D0%BE%D0%B3%D1%96%D1%87%D0%BD%D0%B8%D1%85-%D0%B4%D0%BE%D1%81%D0%BB%D1%96%D0%B4%D0%B6%D0%B5%D0%BD%D1%8C-Ukraine-Genealogy-Research/307439229321561 Ukraine]  
| English
+
|
| Europe
+
|  
 
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|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/Genealogica.en.Venezuela Venezuela]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/Genealogica.en.Venezuela Venezuela]  
| Spanish
+
|
| South America
+
|  
 
|-
 
|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/VenezuelaGenealogy Venezuela]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/VenezuelaGenealogy Venezuela]  
| English
+
|
| South America
+
|  
 
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|-
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/WalesGenealogy Wales]  
 
| [https://www.facebook.com/WalesGenealogy Wales]  
| English
+
|  
| Europe
+
|  
 
|}
 
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Revision as of 18:19, 13 March 2014

FamilySearch Communities This article is about an aspect of the Genealogy Research Communities sponsored by FamilySearch.


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The FamilySearch-sponsored Genealogy Research Communities on Facebook were introduced in May 2011. Currently there are 106 Community pages with a total of over 37,790 Fans. Both the Fans and the volunteer administrators facilitate free research help on all the community pages. The three most common ways to participate include:
  • ask your research questions,
  • collaborate on your research, and
  • share knowledge you have gained as you've done your own research in a specific area.

In addition, there are other locality-specific genealogy research Pages and Groups on Facebook that are not sponsored by FamilySearch. The Surname Pages and Groups on Facebook can also be of assistance to you in your research.

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International Research Communities

(Click the icon next to each column heading to sort the table.)

Option 1 Option 2 Option 3
Argentina
Australia
Austria
Brasil
Chile
China
Colombia
Czechoslovakia (Czech Republic)
Danmark
Denmark
Ecuador
England
Finland
France
France
Germany/Prussia
Guatemala
Honduras
Hong Kong
India
Ireland and Northern Ireland
Italy
Japan
Mexico
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nigeria
Northern Ireland and Ireland
Norway
Panama
Paraguay
Investigación Genealógica en Perú
Poland
Puerto Rico
Russia
Russia
Samoa (American)
Samoa (Western)
Scotland
Slovakia and Czech Republic
South Africa
Spain
Sweden
Sweden
Switzerland
Taiwan
Thailand
Tonga
Ukraine
Venezuela
Venezuela
Wales

North America Research Communities

56 Research Communities Admin Status
African American
Alabama Help needed
Alaska Help needed
American Indian
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Canada
Canada First Nations
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware Help needed
District of Columbia Help needed
Florida Help needed
Georgia
Hawaii
Hispanic (Americas)
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota Help needed
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

How to join a Genealogy Research Community page

  1. Register for a Facebook account if you do not have one at Facebook.com.
  2. Click on the link for the locality above to go to that research community page.
  3. Click on the LIKE button and participate in the discussions on the page!

Volunteer as a Community Administrator

We are always looking for new volunteers! Sign up to join our team by filling out this form:

Each Genealogy Research Community page is supported by at least two volunteer administrators. If you would want to learn more about a volunteer administrator, see FamilySearch Communities: Administrator Guide for more information.