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September
24,
2020
| 09:33 AM America/Denver
For 125 years, the Genealogy Society of Utah and its successor, FamilySearch International, have collected genealogies submitted through earlier
September
21,
2020
| 01:02 AM America/Denver
An idea seems to persist that family history, like the study of history in general, is mostly about the discovery of names and dates. But tracing
September
20,
2020
| 01:19 AM America/Denver
If you want to work on your Irish genealogy, you have to understand how the Irish people made their way around the world. Irish emigration is an
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

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