Find your ancestors on FamilySearch.org, the largest free genealogy website. This detailed guide provides tips and strategies for how to use FamilySearch.org to find genealogy records from across the world.
Find your ancestors on the web’s largest free genealogy website! FamilySearch.org has published billions of records from across the world, and this guide is your gateway to discovering your family. With this eight-page cheat sheet download, you’ll become a FamilySearch power user with this guide’s:
- Tips and techniques for using the FamilySearch.org website to its full potential, including suggestions on how to search for your ancestors
- Detailed step-by-step guides for searching and browsing records collections, plus how to view records and save them to the FamilySearch Family Tree
- List of FamilySearch.org’s major record collections
- Information on the FamilySearch Wiki, a free and useful resource offered by FamilySearch.org that will help you discover records collections
Once you download the FamilySearch.org Cheat Sheet, you’ll need a PDF reader, such as the free Adobe Reader software, to open it. Adobe Reader is available for both Macs and Windows computers.
Note: This cheat sheet contains content adapted from the book Unofficial Guide to FamilySearch.org, which discusses how to use the Internet’s largest free genealogy website.