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What is Genealogy and Why Should We Do It?

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What is Genealogy and Why Should We Do It?

Genealogy is the study of family lines. It’s all the ancestors you have back to your farthest origins. Genealogy can be as simple as a series of names and dates or you can go deeper and explore your family history to flesh out the lives of your ancestors and know their stories.
 But why should we care? 

There are lots of reasons to do your genealogy. Learning more about your family lines may reveal famous ancestors or determine whether the family stories you’ve heard are true. They also give us a better sense of history, whether it’s the history of...

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What's Inside the Family History Library?

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What's Inside the Family History Library?

A walking tour of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.

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Add Photos and Text to Your Genealogy Pages without an iPad

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Add Photos and Text to Your Genealogy Pages without an iPad

How to add photos and text to your genealogy pages on your desktop computer.

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How to Make Genealogy Notebooks on Your iPad

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How to Make Genealogy Notebooks on Your iPad

This is the ultimate guide to doing family history on your iPad.

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