See Historical Events Your Ancestors Lived Through and More—FamilySearch Update

When we learn about historical events in our ancestors’ lives, we can better understand who they were. I recently read my grandfather’s…

May 21, 2019  - by 

Five Things Every New FamilySearch User Should Try

At FamilySearch.org, you have multiple ways to experience the excitement of family history. Now that you have an account, it’s time to…

May 18, 2019  - by 

Explore Your Global Heritage with the New FamilySearch Country Pages

We are all proud of where we come from. Whether you’re a first-generation immigrant, or you have just discovered your roots by…

May 17, 2019  - by 

Three Key Functions of the Archives of Michigan—Kris Rzepczynski at RootsTech 2019

At RootsTech 2019, archivist Kris Rzepczynski shared one of his favorite records—the death certificate of Harry Houdini. (See it here.) Because the…

May 15, 2019  - by 

Using the 1940 U.S. Census to Build Your Family Tree

If you’re looking for ancestors who were alive in 1940 in the United States, the census is one of the best resources available. The 1940 census has the most detailed information of all United States censuses…

May 10, 2019  - by 
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