by Kathryn Grant Vilate Kimball was present when the Prophet Joseph Smith first taught the Saints about baptism for the dead. She wrote joyfully to her husband, Heber C. Kimball, who was then serving a mission: “President [Joseph] Smith . ... read more

<![CDATA[ There are over 650,000 new records available to search this Findmypast Friday, including: Herefordshire Baptisms Herefordshire Baptisms contains over 229,000 transcripts of original parish baptism registers. The collection dates back to the e... read more

Are you getting ready for RootsTech? Each year tens of thousands of family history fans descend on the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah, for the world’s largest family history conference. Hosted annually by the Family History De... read more

In the Netherlands, historical records are kept in public archives. Increasingly, archives are digitizing and indexing these records, and then publishing the resulting scans and indexes online as open data that is free for reuse. FamilySearch collaborates... read more

<![CDATA[ There are over 753,000 new records available to search this Findmypast Friday, including; Dublin Electoral Rolls Containing more than 427,000 transcripts, this index pertains to records found on the Dublin City Library & Archive website. ... read more