How to Find Your Ancestors for Free in the Shared Family Tree – FamilySearch June 17, 2022

I saw this on FamilySearch recently – How to Find Your Ancestors for Free in the Shared Family Tree: Longer article. I included the topics below.

By  Sunny Jane MortonDavid Nielsen June 17, 2022

Are you trying to find an ancestor or deceased family member? If so, you should search our Family Tree—the largest shared family tree in the world. The Tree contains more than a billion names. It’s free and open to the public, and the ancestor you’re looking for might already be in it.

Gather what you know about your deceased relative—such as his or her name, birth or death information, and perhaps the name of a parent, spouse, or child—and follow the steps below to see if he or she is in the Family Tree. Or click the button below and go directly to our Find page. 

Searching Family Tree—A Quick Way to Start or Add to Your Genealogy


Advanced Tips for Finding the Right Person


No Results or No Matches


Using Preferences to Customize Your Search Results


Find Your Ancestors in the FamilySearch Family Tree!


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