by Sydny Terry The Higgs family crowds around the biggest window in the living room, the smell of barbeque wafting through the air. There are about 36 papers taped to the window in six different categories, and underneath each category are numbers: 100, 2... read more

<![CDATA[ Somerset Baptisms Index Our new collection of Somerset Baptisms is an index to more than 2.1 million parish baptisms held at the Somerset Archives. The collection consists of transcripts spanning the years 1501 to 1917 and covers baptisms per... read more

<![CDATA[ Somerset Baptisms Index Our new collection of Somerset Baptisms is an index to more than 2.1 million parish baptisms held at the Somerset Archives. The collection consists of transcripts spanning the years 1501 to 1917 and covers baptisms per... read more

When you start a new indexing batch, the project instructions immediately open on the screen. And there’s a good reason for this! These instructions just might be one of the most helpful resources for new indexers—and all other indexers, for that ... read more

Early pioneers are an important part of our personal stories and family history. Whether your great-grandfather traveled with a handcart company or you yourself are an immigrant, pioneers pave the way for the generations to come. Pioneer stories open a wi... read more

For decades Ancestry has been a leader in the family history arena. Today it is the largest commercial family history research site. With 20 billion records from 80 countries and 80 million family trees boasting 8 billion names, Ancestry has something to ... read more

You may already be familiar with FamilySearch: your family tree there, vast collections of records from around the world, and many other benefits. But did you know that as a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, you have access to add... read more