Does FamilySearch give hints?

When a possible match is found, FamilySearch creates a record hint. Record hints that match your family can provide new, important information about your ancestors, including the following: Additional relationships. Additional events and facts.

How do you use hints on FamilySearch?

Steps (mobile app)

  1. In the Family Tree mobile app, find a record hint icon. …
  2. Tap the record hint icon, then the record you want to compare, and then Compare.
  3. Compare the information on both sides of the screen.

What are record hints on FamilySearch?

Record hints are historical records that Family Tree finds for you about your ancestors. Family Tree conducts this search automatically. In fact, since we are always adding new historical records to FamilySearch, our hinting system is always looking for new record hints about your ancestors.

Is FamilySearch reliable?

The documents accessed through familysearch are generally reliable, especially if there are copies of the original documents included. Even original documents such as census records however, can have errors since census takers typically wrote down what individuals told them.

How do I search names on FamilySearch?

Log in to FamilySearch.


  1. Use the FamilySearch website or the My Family: Stories That Bring Us Together booklet to identify one or more of your ancestors missing from Family Tree.
  2. Check your temple opportunities to see if you can find any ancestors’ names that need ordinances there.
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How do I add someone on FamilySearch?

Steps (website)

  1. While signed into, click Family Tree and select Tree or Person in the drop-down menu.
  2. Click Recents on the menu bar that appears at the top of the page.
  3. At the bottom of the list of recents, click Add Unconnected Person.
  4. Enter information about the person, and click Next.

Can non LDS use FamilySearch?

Yes, FamilySearch really is free. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints provides FamilySearch free of charge to everyone, regardless of tradition, culture, or religious affiliation.

How accurate is Mormon genealogy?

There have been errors found and corrected, but for a system that is mostly volunteer based and having been built over the past few generations, it’s thus far proven to be very reliable, at least for covering the past few centuries. Originally Answered: Are Mormon genealogical findings reliable?

Can you have more than one tree on FamilySearch?

A user can create and access multiple trees, so it is important to keep a mapping to the ID of the tree created.

Where are the temple ordinances in FamilySearch?

Once you have downloaded the FamilySearch Family Tree App on your android, open the app. Sign in, and in the upper left corner, tap the menu bar. From the drop-down options, select Temple. If you already have reserved ordinances, you will see that list appear on the Temple screen.

Can you print names at the temple?

From the Temple Reservations page, you simply select the check box next to the name of the person for whom you would like to print the cards, and then click the blue Print button that activates at the top of the page.

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Is ancestory com worth?

For the monthly fee to Ancestry you get access to vast databases of genealogical records and information. So if you’re building a family tree, it’s a treasure trove, and very worth it. If you’re not building a family tree, and not doing genealogical research, it’s probably not worth it.