In the Blogs

September
20,
2019
| 03:23 PM America/Denver
“What’s in a name?” Shakespeare’s Juliet asked that rhetorical question more than 500 years ago. This question still rings true today in 21st century
September
19,
2019
| 02:01 PM America/Denver
From time to time I get inquiries about genealogical research in India. Yes, there are some records available online, but no they are not
September
17,
2019
| 12:38 AM America/Denver
Donny is polite, attentive and fascinated by family history. He asks me about my great grandparents, and I can hear him tapping away
September
09,
2019
| 11:19 PM America/Denver
Grandparents Day is observed in September, and many schools also host a special day in October when students' grandparents visit the classroom.

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