by Kathryn Grant If you think that the FamilySearch Tree and Memories mobile apps are fun, on-the-go tools for family history, you’re right. But did you know that these apps also provide an appealing way to prepare personalized lessons and work one-... read more

President Russell M. Nelson and Sister Wendy W. Nelson took to the stage in front of thousands of enthused families during the RootsTech 2017 Family Discovery Day. They spoke about small sacrifices to make family history a priority and take family names t... read more

Over seven million new family history records will now be available on FamilySearch.org thanks to volunteers around the world who participated in the 2017 Worldwide Indexing Event on October 20–22. Throughout the event, nearly 80,000 people worked to tr... read more

by Kathryn Grant Youth around the world are embracing the role of temple and family history consultant. They come with many of the skills and abilities needed to move family history work forward. They’re tech-savvy. They learn quickly. They love the... read more

Last year, FamilySearch updated the home page to make it a more personalized experience. These changes put your family memories and recommended tasks front and center, making it easier for you to connect with your ancestors. We’ve created a video to... read more

There’s a reason family history is so important—taking some time out of each day to turn your heart to your ancestors can enrich your life, establish your identity, and strengthen your family. Thanks to new and constantly advancing technologies th... read more

<![CDATA[ Surrey Lay Subsidies 1524-1645 Search for your ancestors in over 16,000 early taxation records created from The National Archives’ E 179 series, ‘Exchequer: King’s Remembrancer: Particulars of account and other records relat... read more

by Katy Barnes Are you looking for a way to honor your American military ancestors this Veteran’s Day? How about using historical records to learn about them and their service? You can use various repositories, collections, and websites spanning man... read more

I grew up hearing stories about my ancestors. As I learned the details of their lives, I wondered what it would be like to get a glimpse of their world. The Family Tree app recently added a feature that, in some cases, can help that become a reality by al... read more