Monday, January 31, 2011

Our favorite TV show is back!

Travel through time and deep into the family stories of eight celebrities as they solve centuries-old mysteries and uncover long-lost family ties. Don't miss the Season 2 premiere of Who Do You Think You Are? Tune in on February 4............Fridays............8/7c............NBC

Monday, January 24, 2011

Family ChArtist

A newly certified product from FamilySearch affiliates is Family ChArtist. Family ChArtist is the easiest way to create custom charts of your family history. It is a simple-to-use website -- no software to learn or buy. Create your own chart directly from New FamilySearch. You can edit incorrect information, immediately add pictures, and create countless combinations with beautiful graphics including temples, flags, nature and other artwork. Print FREE 8.5 x 11 charts from your printer, or for a small fee, purchase either a poster-size archival print or high quality electronic image file. Inspire your family, honor your ancestry, and envelop your descendants in a loving heritage with the click of a button using Family ChArtist. This website can be found at

Saturday, January 8, 2011

Changes to the FamilySearch website

Take a peek at the new changes and refinements at the site. Technology is zooming forward! New changes recently made to this research site include more scanned records and documents, improvements to searches, and interactive forums. Tutorials are available on the site to help with navigating the new site and the old site will be available through the transition. Also recently, four million records from seven countries, including the first from South Africa, were ready for searching. Other countries include Brazil, Canada, Germany, Guatemala, the Netherlands, and the United States. About 1.7 million of these records are indexed, according to a news release. Check out the changes and additions at

New Family History and Technology Conference

Rootstech is a new family history and technology conference to define the future of genealogy. It will be held 10-12 February 2011 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City. Family Search is hosting this new three-day conference. What you will do at Rootstech:
  • IMPROVE your genealogy and research skills
  • FAMILIARIZE yourself with the latest in genealogy
  • DISCOVER emerging technology, concepts and devices
  • PARTICIPATE in new product demos and provide feedback
  • COLLABORATE with technology creators
  • LEARN from great speakers
  • HAVE FUN mingling and networking with your peers at social events

To learn more and register, visit