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August
14,
2019
| 01:08 AM America/Denver
About one-in-seven U.S. adults (15%) say they have used a mail-in DNA testing service from a company such as AncestryDNA or 23andMe, according to a
August
07,
2019
| 09:13 PM America/Denver
My grandma died in April of 2004 at the age of 85, and what remains of her today are vestiges of a life lived entirely offline. In death, though, my
August
05,
2019
| 05:10 PM America/Denver
When looking at records, it is important to remember that Mexicans don’t refer to Mexican last names as “last names.” They refer to them as
August
02,
2019
| 09:16 PM America/Denver
If you’ve taken an autosomal DNA test at 23andMe, AncestryDNA, or Family Tree DNA, you likely have a long list of genetic cousins. After sequencing

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