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7 exciting family history changes and milestones you may not have heard about

by Lindsey Williams | October 14, 2020

It was such a small moment in general conference you may have missed it. President Russell M. Nelson discus...


RootsTech 2021 will be free and virtual, allowing for worldwide attendance

by Newsroom of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints | September 1, 2020 | From the Church

FamilySearch has announced that RootsTech 2021 will be held in February as a free, virtual event. Due to th...


Feel like you should be journaling during this historic time but don’t know where to start? 16 creative prompts to help

by Emily Abel | Makes You Think

Most people would agree that journaling is important, especially during such a unique time in history, but ...


FamilySearch by the Numbers: A Look Back at 2019

by Greyson Gurley

2019 was a big year for FamilySearch. According to an article released by FamilySearch , new tools helped u...


FamilySearch Releases New Tool That Allows Users to Edit Indexed Names of Ancestors

by Church News | Mormon Life

With more than 1 billion indexed records available, FamilySearch now offers users the ability to edit onlin...


LDS Church's FamilySearch Database to Add Same-Sex Families to Family Tree Feature

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

Same-sex relationships, including same-sex parents and same-sex couples, will soon be provided in FamilySea...


Church Opens Revolutionary, Interactive Family History Center That Your Family Has to See

by Newsroom | From the Church Mormon Life

With individual iPads, theaters, full-wall displays, and interactive timelines, the Family History Discover...


New Website Focuses on History of Blacks in the Church & Celebrates Their Contributions

by Dr. Quintard Taylor | Makes You Think Mormon Life

African Americans have been members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints almost since its fou...


TLC's "Cake Boss" Star to Judge First Cake Competition at FamilySearch Conference

by Katie Lambert | Makes You Think Mormon Life

There's one thing that would make the family history conference, RootsTech , a little sweeter— Cake Boss &n...


Star Trek's LeVar Burton to Keynote at RootsTech Family History Conference

by | From the Church Mormon Life

"Reading Rainbow" and "Star Trek" star LeVar Burton will be coming to Salt Lake City, and it's not for Comi...