To Closet Mormons Who Don't Love Family History: One Secret That Will Change Everything You Thought You Knew

by Danielle B. Wagner | October 20, 2016 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

I wish I could say I was into family history—I really do. I wish I could say I love the thrill of finding a...


Not Your Grandma's Family History: The Funnest Way to Get Kids (& Parents) Involved with Family History

by Danielle B. Wagner | October 20, 2016 | Fun Makes You Think Mormon Life

I have a confession to make. I don't really like family history all that much. Or at least I thought I didn...


How Cancer Changed My Outlook on Family History

by Aggieland Mormons | September 10, 2016 | Mormon Life

What a poignant reminder that our lives are not all the same, but we can still do family history in our own...


Woman Awakened in Night by a "Glowing Hand" That Helped Her Find Forgotten Ancestors

by | August 29, 2016 | Mormon Life

As one family desperately tried to understand more about their family line but kept running into dead ends,...


FamilySearch Breaks World Record with Incredible Indexing Event

by FamilySearch | July 27, 2016 | Mormon Life

From July 15 to 17, FamilySearch International hosted the world’s largest known indexing event, bringing 11...


Man on a Quest for His Family History Discovers 220-Year-Old Bible. Here's What Was Inside

by Deseret News | July 16, 2016 | Mormon Life

Everyone loves a little bit of mystery and adventure. But when you throw family history in the mix, somethi...


FamilySearch Aims to Break World Record in Exciting Event

by Danielle B. Wagner | July 11, 2016 | Mormon Life

At the annual Worldwide Indexing Event this July 15-17, FamilySearch has set an ambitious goal, one that wo...


Nearly 2 Million Slaves and Refugees Indexed in Historic Project

by LDS Living | June 21, 2016 | Mormon Life

FamilySearch, the largest genealogy organization in the world, recently announced the completion of the Fre...


Family History That Your Grandma Probably Doesn't Do

by Ruby Girl | May 14, 2016 | Mormon Life

Family History. Just seeing the words causes so many different feelings. Joy? Stress? Guilt? Do you do...


LDS Woman with Muscular Dystrophy Indexes 1 Million Names

by Katie Lambert | May 12, 2016 | Mormon Life

Trish Homer did not have a specific goal when she began indexing, but 10 years after submitting her first i...