Marriage is one of life’s most meaningful events. It marks the beginning of a new family and the blending of two extended families and their unique traditions. A marriage can also bring with it a collection of hallowed family stories, learned and sh... read more

March 17, 2017, marked the 175th anniversary of the founding of the Relief Society. At that first meeting, Emma Smith said, “We are going to do something extraordinary” (in Daughters in My Kingdom: The History and Work of Relief Society [2011]... read more

<![CDATA[ Was your ancestor breaking rocks, laid to rest beneath one, or both? Whether your ancestor was married (likely), died (definitely), did hard labour (maybe) or was buried (probably) these North American and Australian records could help you id... read more

With FamilySearch’s two mobile apps (the FamilySearch Tree app and the Memories app), you can take your family history with you anywhere you take your phone! This makes it more convenient than ever to fit a few little family history tasks into even ... read more

<![CDATA[ New Records Added This Week Over 372,900 records are available to search this Findmypast Friday, including; Ireland, Directories 1636 – 1799 Browse Browse over 20,000 records taken from 85 volumes of Irish directories and almanacs publi... read more

Since Family Tree is a collaborative tree and we all share the same ancestors, it’s important to verify the information you enter and provide sources to show others where your information came from. On FamilySearch’s Family Tree, now it’... read more

<![CDATA[ Over 1.4 million new records and 2.5 million newspaper articles are available to search this Findmypast Friday. Victoria Wills & Probate Victoria Wills & Probate is a vast index containing over 1.3 million records. It lists the names ... read more

FamilySearch is bursting at the seams with great records—some of which almost certainly have new information about your family. Their digitized collections from across the world include church, vital, census, land, probate, military, and immigration rec... read more

Each month, FamilySearch publishes a list of new changes and updates to the FamilySearch.org website. This list includes changes to Family Tree as well as other parts of FamilySearch.org. In some cases, these changes will also be published as individual a... read more