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The FamilySearch Help Center

At FamilySearch, we want learning about your ancestors to be a joyful, happy experience. We also want it to be fun. We do our best…

1820 Census Records Research Guide

Fast Facts Form Image Questions Online Search How to Read Resources Using Census Records for Genealogy Research Deep-dive into US census records and other population…

The Origins of Filipino Surnames

“Cruz ka pala? Cruz din yung nanay ko! Magkamag-anak pala tayo!” (“So, your last name’s Cruz? My mom’s maiden name is Cruz, too. We’re related!”)…

Profile of the Day: Barry Manilow

Happy birthday to Barry Manilow! Today the singer-songwriter turns 78. Image: Barry Manilow / Matthew Becker, Wikimedia Commons (CC BY 3.0) Manilow was born Barry…

Are You Related To Ann Wilson?

Ann Dustin Wilson (born June 19, 1950) is an American musician best known as the lead singer and songwriter of the rock band Heart. Source:…

How to Use Trello for Genealogy

When it comes to genealogy, there are never enough hours to do research. And to make matters worse, we can easily get distracted from our…

1800 Census Records Research Guide

Fast Facts Form Image Questions Online Search How to Read Resources Using Census Records for Genealogy Research Deep-dive into US census records and other population…

1790 Census Records Research Guide

Fast Facts Form Image Questions Online Search How to Read Resources The nation’s first head count was as genealogically bare bones as could be: If…