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RootsTech 2018 Leadership Session

Church leaders shared a renewed emphasis with temple and family history consultants at the 2018 family history leadership session of RootsTech. They noted that part of your calling is to focus efforts on children turning 12 and to partner with ward leadership to work with recent converts. Learn more by clicking below. Elder Dale G. […]

Coaxing Memories

With Thanksgiving and family gatherings over one to 5 days – it is a perfect occasion to start or continue gathering information from family members. Be prepared – have notes, collected dates, names and even photos that need identification. Include a camera, a recorder or video recorder to help get the information down. Before the […]

Dallas Public Library and FamilySearch Team Up to Digitize Collection

The Dallas Public Library and FamilySearch International have teamed up in order to digitize the Dallas Public Library’s extensive family history book collection. This initiative will expand free patron access worldwide to the Dallas Public Library’s historical records. The Dallas Public Library is located in Dallas, Texas. It strengthens communities by connecting people, inspiring curiosity […]

Notable Mayflower Descendants

Do you have any ancestors who were on the Mayflower? In 1620, 102 passengers arrived to the New World aboard the Mayflower and established the Plymouth Colony. Today, millions of people can trace their ancestry back to these early settlers. Image: Wikimedia Commons Here’s a look at a few notable Mayflower descendants in Geni’s World Family Tree: George Eastman George Eastman was the founder of the Eastman Kodak Company. He helped bring photography to mainstream audiences with the introduction of the… Read the full story