Day 6: Find a Grave

Since today is Halloween, I found this article about how it used to be a time to serve others and how some young men decided to do the same thing, it is called Olden-Days Halloween.  It talks about how in a certain town "people wore special costumes and went around town doing good deeds, such as taking food and…

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Day 5: Edit It!

Today, go to FamilySearch and find an ancestor on your family tree that was born in the late 1800's.  Find any records about their life and attach it.  Next, verify that the information on family tree matches your records.  If you find any errors on your tree, edit it!  Not sure how to do that?  Here's a great resource….

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Day 4: Index 5 Records

Today, take some time to index just 5 records.  If you haven't already installed the indexing program to your computer, go here to install it now.  What is indexing?  Well, it is the backbone of the Record Search and it helps us find almost all the information to find new ancestors and make sure that the ones already in…

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Day 3: Find a Story

Day 3: Find a Story.  I want you to dig through your "Memories" and "People" from yesterday's task.  When you see an interesting photo, click on it and see if their is a story about that ancestor.  If not, move on to another photo until you find one.  If you are the first to comment on this post with…

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Day 2: Find a Photo

Have fun on FamilySearch by finding a photo of an ancestor.  The fastest way to do this is to go to "Memories" click on "People" then where it says "Added by Me" click the small arrow and then click "All."  Have fun browsing the photos on your family tree and see if anyone looks like YOU!  Print out this…

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Day 1: Find a Record

Log onto FamilySearch and find and attach a US 1900 Census on an ancestor from the late 1800s or early 1900s to your family tree.  Not sure what a census is?  Check out this video below.  Found it in a snap?  Grab as many Census reports that you can on one ancestor and "attach" the records.  Did you do…

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Youth Conference 2014

In The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, we have a group of kids ages 12-17 called the young men and young women or the youth of our church.  Sometimes, we have what is called a "Youth Conference" where they will get together for the weekend and do some fun and uplifting activities during the day.  Today, is…

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Record Search

Quote “Their hearts are bound to you. Their hope is in your hands. You will have more than your own strength as you choose to labor on to find them.” – President Henry B. Eyring “Hearts Bound Together“ Resources Look for records on FamilySearchAncestryFind My PastMy Heritage Videos    

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Indexing

Quote “We must extend ourselves in the work of redemption of the dead through service in the temples of the Lord.  This service more nearly approaches the divine work of the Son of God, who gave his life for others, than does any other work of which I know.” – President Gordon B. Hinckley “He Slumbers Not, nor Sleeps“ Resources…

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All About Apps

Quote “The Spirit of Elijah will influence anyone who is involved in this work.  That, for a young person in the wickedness in the world in which we live today, is one of the greatest safeguards against the temptations of the adversary.” – Elder David A. Bednar Resources To download the “Memories” App, go to the Apple Store. Type in…

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