RootsTech Connect, hosted by FamilySearch, will be entirely online and completely free for the first time this year. Registration is open for what is considered the world’s largest family celebration event.
The free genealogy website FamilySearch.org has added 20 new languages since August, becoming the world’s largest genealogical service available to anyone in 30 total languages.
Similar to RootsTech based in the United States and ExpoGenealogía based in Mexico, FamilySearch Gerações will include keynote speakers, family history classes and activities. Sessions will be streamed live on FamilySearch Brazil’s YouTube, Instagram and Facebook accounts.
Find out where your ancestors are from—and ultimately where you are from—using FamilySearch’s new Where Am I From? activity.
A high-level recap of all of the fun, new content you might have missed on the FamilySearch blog in May 2020
Did you know there is a place on FamilySearch’s Family Tree to record these stories and other details so others can enjoy them as well?
21 Day Family Connections Experiment: A Family History Project To Help People Boost Their Moods and Connect
Several years ago, Olivia Jewell completed a 21-day experiment spending more time in temple and family history work
FamilySearch new live social media series. This series will be an opportunity for the family history community to connect virtually and interact while many are practicing social distancing, quarantining, or even self-isolating.
RootsTech 2020, Hosted by FamilySearch, Attracts Almost 30,000 People to Salt Lake City – Days in Reviews
The 10th anniversary of the world’s largest family history event, RootsTech, held February 26–29, 2020, attracted nearly 30,000 people from all over the world to Salt Lake City.
Steve Rockwood, CEO of FamilySearch, said today that “The future’s never been brighter,” and looks forward to 10 more years of “inspiring experiences” and “making connections.”
Pedigree Pie shows your international heritage in a single, easy-to-read chart. Click on the chart to view details about where and when your ancestors lived. Trace back your family’s path through history.
The world’s largest family celebration event is back for a 10-year anniversary. You won’t want to miss this epic gathering of photo organizers, storytellers, and family historians from around the globe who come together to help you discover and celebrate your story.
What does your name mean? How common is your name? If you’ve ever found yourself asking these questions, then you can use FamilySearch’s All about Me experience, you can learn everything you ever wanted to know about your name.
A few days ago, January 17, 2020 while I was flying from Lima, Peru, to São Paulo, Brazil, my first grandson, Alvin, was born. My personal history may benefit him in the future.
The year 2019 saw incredible advancements in all these areas. Here’s a quick look at what FamilySearch has been up to in 2019 and what’s coming in 2020