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Stephen F. Anderson is a 30-year veteran of the Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. His specialty is words. He writes, edits, and manages the FamilySearch blog. Steve is also an oral history journalist. He has bee... read more

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July 2015 marked the inaugural year of the new myFamily Youth Family History Camp at BYU in conjunction with the annual BYU Family History Conference. Sixty two young people from around the world descended on Provo, Utah for four full days of Family Histo... read more

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FamilySearch, the world’s largest genealogy organization, is nearing completion of the anticipated Delaware Tombstone Project. Information for the project has been copied from gravestones dating from 1700 to 1960. Records were typed on batches of pre-pr... read more

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Eugenie Caroline Kemp (1842-1845) was only three years old when she died – and until recently, I didn’t even know she had existed. I discovered her when I was doing a search in GenealogyBank’s Historical Newspaper Archives about one of my ancestors.... read more

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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

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Indexing of genealogical records has been an important program in the Utah State Corrections facilities for years, but there were no indexing programs in county jails. Two years ago, after a successful pilot program in two jail facilities, Bary and Jan Ga... read more