Category Archives: FamilySearch.org

FamilySearch Web Indexing is now available – time to try it!

At our recent presentations we asked everyone to try the new FamilySearch Web Indexing,  but we told you to wait until it was released – we gave you a holiday!  The full public release has happened, but we have waited … Continue reading

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15 Minutes on Blogs

Short presentation at the AGS Genealogy Conference 22 April 2017 What are they? the word blog is a truncation of the word weblog “a regularly updated website or web page, typically one run by an individual or small group, that … Continue reading

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Notes on “Getting the Most from the FamilySearch Research Wiki”

Notes from Presentation given at AGS Conference Edmonton 22 April 2017 What is the familysearch wiki?  Why should every genealogist be using it? Overview What is the research wiki? How to access the wiki How to navigate the wiki Helpful … Continue reading

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Notes on “Getting the Most Out of Historical Records at FamilySearch.org”

Given at the AGS Conference in Edmonton on 22 April 2017 – sorry numbering is messed up – it was not like this on the original!  – wanted to get this out quickly – there is a print button at … Continue reading

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Civil Registration Across Canada

This started out as a simple little project, I thought.  I envisioned one piece of paper with a table.   Provinces and territories across the top and 4 questions down the side.  Then I would paste the information in each … Continue reading

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Roots tech 2017

Feb 8 to 11 2017 in Salt Lake City Can’t go?  You do not have to miss everything – although nothing equals the experience of actually being there!   Rootstech have published a schedule of sessions that will be live … Continue reading

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Looking Back at FamilySearch in 2016

Happy New Year!  We wish you happiness and good health in 2017 – and success with your Family History Research. This is a good time to look back and reflect on the past year as we plan for the New … Continue reading

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