Members of the California Legislative Black Caucus gathered at the Capitol in Sacramento Monday, June 26, 2017, to celebrate Juneteenth with a family history event. Family history volunteers were on hand to assist lawmakers in accessing digitized Post Civil War-era records of the Freedmen’s Bureau and other family history resources.
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The FamilySearch Tree mobile app is a companion to FamilySearch Family Tree that puts the power of heritage in your hands. With it, you can easily attach photos, stories, and documents to add details and bring your family story to life. Here's what else you can do with the mobile app and why you should already have it.
There are lots of smart, practical reasons to digitize your family photos, some of which are detailed here. First though, check out this video that will make you want to start digitizing this very day (and may or may not make you tear up a little on the way).
BillionGraves is sponsoring its 6th annual Million More in May Competition to add one million gravestone images and one million transcribed records to the BillionGraves database in the month of May. And you can help!
A Pennsylvania man who assumed the identity of a baby who died in Texas in 1972 was arrested on charges of Social Security fraud and aggravated identity theft after the child's aunt discovered the ruse through Ancestry.com, federal authorities said.
A lost and forgotten World War II Japanese flag, found in an Alabama middle school closet 15 years ago, was recently returned to the son of the soldier who once carried it, thanks in part to a few members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Before I graduated from college, my family moved sixteen times. We lived in four different states, five different cities, and six different school systems. I started doing family history out of a need to find out where I truly belonged. In other words, I wanted to find my home, and I have not been disappointed.