Record Hints: A Quick Way to Add to Your Family History
FamilySearch's cool Record Hints feature offers a quick way to add to your family history. Hints often lead to new information about your ancestors.
Whether you’re just getting started with family history or you’ve been doing it for years, the Record Hintsfeature on the FamilySearch Family Tree offers a quick way to add to your family history. Hints often lead to new information that will help you identify, document, and get to know your ancestors.
What Are Record Hints?
The FamilySearch system constantly searches digitized, indexed records to identify records that may match records in the FamilySearch Family Tree. When a possible match is found, FamilySearch creates a record hint.
Record hints that match your family can provide new, important information about your ancestors, including the following:
- Additional relationships
- Additional events and facts
- More correct dates
- Name variations
- More complete place-names
Find out where to find Record Hints and how to take advantage of them to enrich your family history discoveries.