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December
03,
2021
| 07:36 AM America/Denver
I have personally been moved to tears after seeing an ancestor photo for the first time. I’ll never forget opening a package of photos sent from a
December
01,
2021
| 11:18 AM America/Denver
Finding the perfect gift for the genealogist or family historian in your family can be tricky—especially if you aren’t much into genealogy yourself.
November
23,
2021
| 08:30 AM America/Denver
With Thanksgiving Day coming up, millions of us will soon dig into Thanksgiving and all of its tasty traditions. As you gather with family and
November
23,
2021
| 08:27 AM America/Denver
Millions of Americans descend from a U.S. Civil War veteran. But how do you know if one of YOUR ancestors did (if any)? Here are some easy steps to

FamilySearch Spotlight

May
18,
2018
| 08:59 AM America/Denver
If you’ve ever tried to attend a session at a family history conference where Ron Tanner is speaking, you know of his popularity, or the high consumer interest in the product he manages—the FamilySearch Family Tree. There are standing room only
April
13,
2018
| 09:07 AM America/Denver
David Rencher is FamilySearch International's chief genealogical officer. In his downtown office overlooking the meticulous flower gardens of the Mormon Church’s corporate headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah, Rencher has lost none of the
February
23,
2018
| 13:36 PM America/Denver
A beehive-buzz of excitement and anticipation grows the deeper you move into the crowds of RootsTech, a trending international conference held in Utah with up to 30,000 in-person attendees and another 50,000 online. It is hands-down, the largest