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FamilySearch fan chart is easier than ever!
LDS Church members are now eligible for free subscriptions to FamilySearch partners! The partners are:
These are still available to others through the FamilySearch Centers, which are open to the public worldwide at no charge and located at selected LDS church buildings. (Find your nearest FamilySearch Center here.)
Every LDS church member should receive email invitation by end of October. If you haven’t received it, update your email address and make sure it’s not private in your LDSaccount and/or FamilySearch.org account. You can also request access at https://familysearch.org/blog/en/create-free-account-familysearch-partners/. You must be a member of the LDS church and be 18 or older.
Enhanced Functionality with Ancestry.com
This is pretty cool – they’ve made it so you can import information on ancestors back and forth between your Ancestry.com family tree and the big can-be-changed-by-anyone-in-the-world FamilySearch FamilyTree. This allows you to keep your work focused without others changing information, while still being able to contribute and benefit from the wiki-family tree. Specific things you can do are:
With so much at your fingertips…it’s getting harder to come up with excuses! So type away and find those elusive ancestors – and let us know what you think of the new capabilities in the comments section!