Utah’s Pioneer Day is tomorrow! If you’re wondering how to find the Mormon pioneers in your family tree, you’ve come to the right place. I recently made a list of all fifty-one of my ancestors who were early settlers of Utah – otherwise known as Mormon pioneers. Here are the steps I took to find […]
Have you been wracking your brain trying to figure out a way to teach your teens how to do family history? Maybe you need a fun way to involve your youth consultants in teaching others how to do family history? After I had completed the Mission Possible activity with all of my ward youth, I […]
Today I am sharing about the Brigham Young University Conference on Family History & Genealogy and some of the exciting things the conference has to offer. My mom wrote about the ICAP Gen track of classes here. Another track of classes to be excited about is the free consultant training that’s being offered on Friday, July 29! Friday […]
Have you ever spent an hour at the doctor’s office waiting for your turn, wishing you had something more interesting to do than scanning Facebook? Try the FamilySearch Tree Mobile App! I just discovered the “Descendants with Tasks” feature and it’s pretty smooth. You can go to an ancestor, view their profile, and click the […]
by Nancy Kirkpatrick I’ve been thinking about a few things that I believe have helped people get started in family history. I have done these things at different times through the many years I have served as a consultant (or friend) to try and help people feel inspired to do family history work. First […]
When I was 12, a generous family history consultant in my LDS ward in Seattle helped me copy the pictures of my ancestors to add to a little booklet I was making for a young women’s project. Her name is Nancy Kirkpatrick. Her passion and support was one of the keys to our family getting started in genealogy! […]
Today’s post is by Devon from A Patient Genealogist. If you have an idea to share in a guest post, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. We’d love to hear what you’re doing to share, teach, and encourage others in family history! When we focus on stories of the heart, we turn people willingly to family history. Ask someone to […]
This week, I wrote a guest post for the Chicken Scratch n Sniff blog – a resource for strengthening families and teaching in LDS wards. In the post I talked about how our family has started sharing stories with our kids each Monday night about ourselves, grandparents, and other ancestors to help illustrate the topics we’re […]
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