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3 Quick FamilySearch Tricks to Help You Find Elusive Ancestors

While most people find FamilySearch’s site pretty intuitive, there are a few buried elements that many overlook – ones that can have a huge impact on your research. It only takes a minute to try them out. Go see how they can help your research today!

FamilySearch to End Microfilm Distribution, Plans to Digitize All Records by 2020

On Sept 1, 2017 FamilySearch will make a big change to how they handle their vast collection of microfilmed genealogy records by no longer distributing them to the thousands of Family History Centers in the US and elsewhere.

Currently, researchers can request microfilms of millions of not-yet-digitized records to be delivered on loan to a local center. This service is provided at a nominal fee and allows researchers access to these records without having to travel to the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.

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