Getting the Story Right

Getting the Story Right

When I first began using Family Search I was somewhat frustrated with the idea that anyone could edit information on that one-world family tree. To me, the “watch” feature is a critical function of Family Search. I click on “watch” next to any name and if someone comes along and adds or changes something I get notified about it right away. Indeed, I get annoyed with unknown folks making ill-advised changes to data associated with my family members. But over time I have come to see the wisdom of an open-edit record. Not only do we get more complete informationClick to continue…

Family History through the Lens of the Temple

Family History through the Lens of the Temple

Well, it finally happened: I received a call to be a Family History Consultant. It will be my responsibility now to help my neighbors work with Family Search and learn the art of family history. While that doesn’t come packaged with any fear for me I am concerned about doing it right. I felt a little panicked as I thought about it a little bit when I considered that I myself have really just plowed my way through working on family history – I haven’t really been trained. So I was relieved to almost immediately receive an email from theClick to continue…