FamilySearch.org

Familysearch Org - Genealogical Research - Posted: 16th Jul, 2016 - 3:45am

Register Login Text RPG Play Text RPG ?     New: 9 48 118 Why Join Help Register/Login via:Register/Login via:
Welcome Guest


Posts: 8 - Views: 2384 Rating: 1/10 out of 1 Votes
Getting started in Genealogy a bit easier...
Post Date: 25th Jan, 2006 - 12:59am / Post ID: #

NOTE: News [?]

FamilySearch.org

GETTING STARTED IN GENEALOGY
See Source

MACON, Georgia - Anything can spark interest in family history, be it an old gravestone, an enlightening chat with a great-aunt, or a dusty photo found in the attic. Who were these ancestors? What were their lives like? What traits do you share with them? The answers to those questions come with time, dedication, and a lot of work. This article highlights many resources available to genealogists, including the Church's family history Web site, www.familysearch.org.

Post Date: 6th Apr, 2006 - 9:38am / Post ID: #


Diamond + Author
Lifestyle
[?] CPosts: 2,051
Posts: 2,533
Avg: 0.6 Post(s) / Day
Activity: 14.7%
[+] Gain: 4,031.20 FP
Charm: 109

FamilySearchorg

Any site that makes it easier to do genealogy work can only be good!
If you are in the fortunate position that your family history lines are 'clear cut', then you probably wouldn't have much use for a site like this, however, I know from first hand experience how difficult it can be if just one piece of your family history is incomplete, it can be a nightmare trying to get the help required to fill in the missing information.
I was reading recently an article in a newspaper, that was basically saying that these days, most people in the UK do not know, or care less, what history lies beyond their own Grandmother, ie-- they haven't even checked out who their own Great Grandparents are!
Years ago, people would sit and listen to what elder family members had to say, and the information was passed on this way. If people are no longer interested in this important information sharing, then sadly the information 'dies' out with the relative!



Post Date: 13th Mar, 2014 - 7:30pm / Post ID: #

FamilySearch.org Research Genealogical

Discontinued FamilySearch Indexing Mobile App
Mormon Trends

The beta (preliminary) test of the FamilySearch Indexing mobile app has been completed and the app has been removed from the app stores for further downloading. No new images are being published for the mobile app so those who have downloaded it should discontinue using it. (For more information, see The Mobile App?What We?ve Learned.) A […]
Source

Post Date: 26th Jun, 2014 - 7:30pm / Post ID: #

FamilySearchorg

FamilySearch.org Publishes 1 Billion Digital Images
Mormon Trends

This month, FamilySearch published its one billionth digital image of a historic record online at FamilySearch.org. The feat was accomplished in just seven years. The next billion should take 3-5 years. Having access to these high-definition images can help you research your family history. The Church began preserving records for genealogical purposes in 1938 using […]
Source

Post Date: 21st Sep, 2014 - 11:30am / Post ID: #

FamilySearchorg

FamilySearch Initiative Invites People To #MeetMyGrandma


Salt Lake City | Friday, 19 September 2014 00:00:00 -0700 | If you could share one story about your grandma, what would it be? That's the question nonprofit FamilySearch International is asking people throughout the world to respond to as part of its worldwide #MeetMyGrandma social media campaign, 20-30 September.
Source

Post Date: 13th Aug, 2015 - 8:22pm / Post ID: #

NOTE: News [?]

FamilySearch.org

Since 2013, FamilySearch.org has seen a 234 percent increase in its LDS patrons and a whopping 1,035 percent increase from the non-LDS segment. He believes these increases are due to improved patron experiences. Record collections on the site have nearly doubled since 2012 (1,033 to 2,019), and the searchable indexed names have grown from 750 million in 2010 to 5.2 billion today.

FamilySearch is expanding its 293 digital camera teams worldwide, and the effort to digitally convert the microfilm in the Granite Mountain Records Vault is forging ahead—adding new content online at an impressive rate. Ref. Source 7z

Post Date: 16th Jul, 2016 - 12:28am / Post ID: #

NOTE: News [?]

FamilySearch.org

FamilySearch Hosts Worldwide Indexing Event

FamilySearch is sponsoring its annual Worldwide Indexing Event. The public is invited to join the online event July 15–17, 2016. Ref. Source 3h.

Post Date: 16th Jul, 2016 - 3:45am / Post ID: #

Malcolmshaw
FamilySearch.org
A Friend

FamilySearch.org

This promises to be good. 72 hours for 72,000 records indexed..

FamilySearch just finished a server and data base migration that was huge. They were trying to do it without taking down their servers. It was compared to a C130 flying across the Atlantic Ocean and having its engines replaced mid-flight.

Post Date: Tue Jan 16, 2018 - 17:21:52 GMT / Post ID: #

History

A pause from FamilySearch.org to share philosophy from days of old:
HistoricToday is: 16th January (GMT), in history on the 16th of January, 1970 AD the following birth happened:
Don MacLean: NBA forward (New Jersey Nets, Denver Nuggets)

Guest please SHARE: "FamilySearch.org" on:

Sponsored Links:

Topics like "FamilySearch.org" may just be one of many, do use the Search to find more
Options Fast Reply Add Reply Add Poll


No Registration Required!

We welcome input from visitors:
Add Comment As A Guest
Guest, please be considerate by using the appropriate tags as well as checking your grammar before submitting or it will be deleted. See: Constructive Posting Policy.

Tip TIP: Press above button ONCE only. If you come back here via the [Back] button on your browser then you will need to click [More Options] button (below) first in order to re-enable your ability to Post.

> TOPIC: FamilySearch.org


Share:

Like:

Donate Compare Membership
International Discussions Coded by: BGID® ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Copyright © 1999-2018
Disclaimer Privacy Report Errors Credits

Latest Topics


Key: Background for Upgraded Members
Updated every 5 minutes See More

Latest Member Intro

Newest Members

Updated every: 31 minutes

Unanswered

The below Topics have Zero Replies, can you be the first to comment on one or more of them?
Updated: Every 30 mins.