Category Archives: FamilySearch

Celebrate Juneteenth by searching Freedmen’s Bureau Records – FamilySearch June 12, 2019

I saw this several days ago on FamilySearch – Celebrate Juneteenth by searching Freedmen’s Bureau Records: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/juneteenth-day/. Juneteenth is an important historical and joyous holiday that celebrates the abolition of slavery. It begins June 19 and lasts at least that … Continue reading

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How to Start a Family Tree on FamilySearch: Adding the First Four Generations June 14, 2019

I saw this recently on FamilySearch –How to Start a Family Tree on FamilySearch: Adding the First Four Generations: https://media.familysearch.org/how-to-start-a-family-tree-on-familysearch-adding-the-first-four-generations/. NOTE: this article links to the earlier June 12, 2019 article that I mentioned elsewhere – How to Start a … Continue reading

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Record Hints: A Quick Way to Add to Your Family History – FamilySearch June 14, 2019

I am going to start this post with a huge DISCLAIMER – you can’t trust any website or personal research you do to 100% accurate. In fact, the more generations you go back, the more likely you will have errors. … Continue reading

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FamilySearch Person Pages: Summaries of Your Ancestors’ Lives June 12, 2019

I saw this a couple of days ago on FamilySearch – FamilySearch Person Pages: Summaries of Your Ancestors’ Lives June 12, 2019: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/familysearch-person-pages/. FamilySearch.org is home to the world’s largest online family tree, and it contains records for over one … Continue reading

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Stories from the Washington State Archives—Debbie Bahn at RootsTech 2019 June 12, 2019

I saw this yesterday on FamilySearch – Stories from the Washington State Archives—Debbie Bahn at RootsTech 2019: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/washington-state-archives-rootstech-2019/. Every record tells a story, as Debbie Bahn, an archivist, knows firsthand. Bahn, the first electronic records archivist at the Washington State … Continue reading

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How to Contact Other Users—Working Together on the Family Tree June 12, 2019 FamilySearch

I saw this yesterday on FamilySearch – How to Contact Other Users—Working Together on the Family Tree: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/contacting-other-users/. Have you ever messaged someone on FamilySearch.org or had a discussion about an ancestor on their person page? Contacting other FamilySearch users … Continue reading

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Different Family Tree Views Provide Perspective June 12, 2019

I noticed this recently on FamilySearch – Different Family Tree Views Provide Perspective June 12, 2019: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/family-tree-views/. When you are trying to make sense of family connections, seeing is believing. Each of the four FamilySearch Family Tree pedigree views reveals … Continue reading

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How to Start a Family Tree on FamilySearch: Adding the First Four Generations June 12, 2019

I saw this recently on FamilySearch – How to Start a Family Tree on FamilySearch: Adding the First Four Generations: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/how-to-start-a-family-tree/. If you’re ready to get started learning about your family tree, then FamilySearch.org is the perfect place to do … Continue reading

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New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 10 June 2019

I saw this yesterday on FamilySearch –New Free Historical Records on FamilySearch: Week of 10 June 2019: https://media.familysearch.org/new-free-historical-records-on-familysearch-week-of-10-june–2019/. FamilySearch added new, free, historical records this week from Spain, Bolivia, South Africa, Mexico, Russia, Peru, Sweden, and the United States, including Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, North Dakota, Texas, … Continue reading

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Discovering Your Norwegian Heritage – FamilySearch June 10, 2019

I saw this earlier today on FamilySearch’s blog – Discovering Your Norwegian Heritage: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/norwegian-heritage/. Norway—it’s the land of midnight sun and skies lit with brilliant bands of color from the northern lights, of stunningly beautiful fjords and majestic mountains, of … Continue reading

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