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Two Major Events Took Place
Friday, March 31, 2017 at 5:00 P.M., two major eventstook place.
First, our St. George FamilySearch Library (SGFSL) closed its doors for ever so that
the new building can be completed, opened and given its new name,
“The St. George FamilySearch Center.”
The second major event is on the same date and time, our greatly loved directors, Elder Michael Mickelson and Sister Janice Mickelson was released from the three year mission they have successfully served.
They were warmly honored the Friday evening before at the SGFSL Quarterly Mission Conference in several heart touching ways; some before and some after they were asked to share their own thoughts and experiences. There was an over-flowing gathering made up of nearly everyone who had worked under their leadership.
They will always be lovingly remembered because of their examples of kindness and determination to be effective in their calling. They were never idle; rather always sharing, helping, teaching, learning, preparing, fixing, or planning for the next special event. If you were looking for them, you might try their office, but you would rarely find them there. Your best bet was to look around among our patrons and missionaries. They were usually out there giving, teaching or welcoming in one way or another – a remarkable example for the rest of us. We are sad to see them go, but we want them to know that it has been a special experience to serve with them. We send them with our love and friendship and remind them that the doors to the new St. George FamilySearch Center will always be open for them.
How to Use
March 17, 2017 By Leslie Albrecht Huber for FamilySearch
With FamilySearch’s two mobile apps (the FamilySearch Tree app and the Memories app), you can take your family history with you anywhere you take your phone! This makes it more convenient than ever to fit a few little family history tasks into even the busiest schedules. The first step, if you haven’t used FamilySearch before, is to create a free account. Next, make a quick stop at the App Gallery to download the apps. Then read through our tips and tricks below, and you’ll be off and running in no time. Click on (Read More.)
How to Download and Use RecordSeek
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How to Use RecordSeek
British Newspaper Archive Announces
Dick Eastman · March 21, 2017 · Online Sites
The following announcement was written by the British Newspaper Archive, a partnership between the British Library and Findmypast:
World’s largest online collection of historic British newspapers now covers every single county in England
March 21th 20017
The British Newspaper Archive, has today announced a major new milestone in their project to digitise up to 40 million newspaper pages from the British Library’s vast collection of historic British & Irish newspapers. Following the addition of a newspaper for the country’s smallest county, Rutland, the Archive now covers every corner of England as, for the first time, at least one title from each of the country’s 48 counties is now available to search and explore.