We will be closed Thursday, Dec.12, but only for one day!
The SGFSL will be getting a new Firewall/ Router next Thursday. When we open onFriday morning at 9 A.M., our internet will be four times faster. It will be well worth one more day of being closed to have each of our 136 computers functioning so much faster. Come in soon to try them out.
Learn how to register for a multi-part class such as 110 Family Tree
If you choose to attend a multi-part class such as number 110 Family Tree 1-4 which has four parts, be sure to "Book" each of them individually. You can register (Book) a class by clicking on the Classes/Register tab above.
Classes must be taken in numerical order and registered for each part. . .
Elder Dennis Brimhall
By CEO of FamilySearch Dennis Brimhall
From time to time, I get emails from some of you asking why FamilySearch is going through so much change. I’ve thought a lot about that question and know from personal experience that sometimes change can be difficult. This is especially true with the tools and services that are so dependent on technology. It can be very difficult for those of us who didn’t grow up using the tools of technology to keep up with this ever-evolving revolution.
At FamilySearch, one of the biggest challenges we face is . . .
by Carol Clark
This is one of the most important days of my life and in the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. After traveling six miles through a deep ravine [Emigration Canyon], we came in full view of the valley of the Great Salt Lake.
“It was the grandest scene that we have ever beheld to this moment.
“After gazing awhile upon this scenery we moved four miles across the tableland into . . .
Many of us have been doing our family history for a long time. We listen to the new focus about building our family history around pictures and stories, and we wonder if those things don't come after we find the names.
There is a trust factor here. Our leaders are convinced this is the way we should all be going. If we stop and think that over the years getting others interested in genealogy has been painfully difficult. The statistics have shown that only 2.4% of the membership were taking their own family names to the temple. That should say a lot to us. . .
Salt Lake City, Utah (November 16, 2013) – Incline Software, LC announced today that Ancestral Quest™, its Windows®-based family tree software, was recently certified by FamilySearch™ for Tree Share, Sources, Discussions, Change History and LDS Support.
Ancestral Quest meets the rigorous standards set by FamilySearch for allowing its users to work in FamilySearch Family Tree (hereinafter referred to as Family Tree) by sharing not only data, but documentation, discussions and reasons for making changes. This not only helps users of AQ participate as good neighbors in Family Tree, but allows them to benefit from the comments and findings of others as they record their own personal family history in their AQ or PAF file. No other personal family tree product has met more FamilySearch . . .
November 25, 2013. Millennia Corporation announced the release of Legacy Family Tree 8.
The new release contains dozens of significant new features and enhancements, including migration mapping, instant duplicate checking, origins and migration reports, potential problem alerts, and shared events.
In one software package, Legacy Family Tree 8.0 provides tools to help users record their family's history, organize their pictures, perform their research, and share their findings.
The St. George GenealogyNow Expo sponsored by the St. George FamilySearch Library is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, March 14 and 15 in the Dixie College Institute Building.
Both days will begin with an outstanding keynote speaker followed by an excellent choice of classes. There will be an Exhibit Hall with representatives of well-known genealogy companies, websites, and groups. Put the conference date on your 2014 calendar and plan to attend.