Memorial Day activity: New Civil War records released

In conjunction with Memorial Day, announced significant updates to its free Civil War historic records collection online. Families can discover ancestors who fought in America’s Civil War by browsing the Civil War landing page for records of the 3 million soldiers who fought in the Civil War, including the 620,000 who died. “Each soldier […]

Free subscriptions to, MyHeritage, findmypast available to LDS Church members

In an ongoing effort to make genealogical records available to Church members, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has made an agreement with three major partners —, MyHeritage and findmypast — to provide premium subscriptions free of charge to all Church members. A limited number of  Church members have already received subscriptions, […]

How to prepare family names for the temple in 5 easy steps

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are finishers. Mormons are a fully invested bunch, serving full–time missions, paying a full tithe and striving for the full and abundant life. But there’s one aspect of gospel living many Church members are doing only halfway. “Temple and family history work is one work divided into two […]