When is the last time you discovered an important new genealogy record because of the FamilySearch indexing effort? Did you know that when you attach a record hint generated by the system you may also have the option to send a thank you to the indexer? Lest we ever forget that our ability to research quickly and effectively is due to the efforts of many who volunteer their time, during this season of Thanksgiving we can take a moment and give thanks. Recently in reviewing the FamilySearch details for my third great grandfather, Hickman Monroe Shults, I saw a new...
Would you like some help with your research? How about getting a notification when someone in your family tree has a possible new genealogical record? If you don't have your family information on FamilySearch, you might be missing out on free research assistance. I received an email over the weekend that a relative had a new record hint on the FamilySearch FamilyTree. Intrigued, I clicked on the link and discovered a hint for Wilford Royston in a recently indexed database, "Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1936." I hadn't explored this newly indexed set of records, so I viewed the record image and...
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We are thrilled to have Robin Wirthlin as our genetic genealogist. Robin has a B.S. in Molecular Biology from BYU and a Certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University.