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November
13,
2019
| 10:10 AM America/Denver
An often-quoted myth about Irish civil records is that an unspecified number of Irish certificates “burned in the fire in Dublin”. I can reassure
November
11,
2019
| 03:53 PM America/Denver
Our goal at FamilySearch is not only to connect individual families, but to connect the human family. In order to accomplish that goal, we need
November
11,
2019
| 03:52 PM America/Denver
Problem: A Box of Photos With No Names or Dates You think you'll always remember the people in the photograph and the event. Unfortunately,
November
06,
2019
| 05:52 PM America/Denver
A popular tradition in Irish names could help you trace your Irish roots. Our ancestors in Ireland had a very strong tradition for naming the

FamilySearch Spotlight

May
18,
2018
| 04:59 PM 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
| 05:07 PM 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
| 09:36 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