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A Fated Trip to the Family History Library

When my husband and I were planning our summer vacation trip, I hinted that since we were going to be in Utah for a few days, I’d like to visit the Family History Library.  621 more words


What is this Family History Library?

Unless you are new to genealogy, chances are you have looked for your ancestors on FamilySearch.org. The website has thousands (if not millions) of digital images of records from around the world. 736 more words


Looking for military records? You are gonna like this!

Want to find your ancestor in military records? Here is an efficient way to identify all military records on FamilySearch, and to narrow your search by collection. 640 more words


Free Online Classes in June from the Family History Library

This news couldn’t wait until Sunday – or my friends researching Danish ancestry would miss out on a class!  Thank you Ancestry Insider for making me aware of this article from the FamilySearch blog! 378 more words


SLC Trip Day #7: The Inglis Connection

So, I spent the majority of the night of day #6 searching Google Books, the Archive.org, the website of the University of Glasgow and what felt like a billion other possibilities. 341 more words


SLC Trip Day #6: The Rev. Dr. John Inglis

I went into my second to last day with a long list of things to hunt down and copy. But I was very prepared—mostly I’d been through indexes so I had mapped out where in the original documents I needed to go. 355 more words


SLC Trip Day #5: Our Day of Rest

I would strongly encourage anyone taking a trip to the Family History Library to travel midweek to midweek through the weekend so that you can use Sunday—when the Library is closed—to reassess and plan for whatever remaining days you have. 239 more words