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September
17,
2020
| 01:43 AM America/Denver
The fleur-de-lis, a stylized flower with French origins, has been used for centuries because of its design and symbolism. Whether used as a royal
September
16,
2020
| 08:06 AM America/Denver
As family historians, much of our work is to record the history of our families and try to tell the stories of our ancestors. But much of the
September
16,
2020
| 08:04 AM America/Denver
A critical delay, cramped quarters, stormy seas, and an arrival 500 miles off course—such were the twists and turns that defined the Mayflower ship’s
September
08,
2020
| 06:20 AM America/Denver
Over the centuries, France’s government and culture has changed many times. These changes often affected record keeping. The good news is that

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