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Before You Test: DNA Basics You Need to Know, Part 3

There are different kinds of genealogical DNA tests and different companies that offer them. In part three of this three-part series, learn how...

Before You Test: DNA Basics You Need to Know, Part 2

If you haven't yet taken a DNA test (or even if you have), did you know that there are different kinds of human DNA and that each kind is inherited...

Before You Test: DNA Basics You Need to Know, Part 1

If you haven't yet taken a DNA test (or even if you have), did you know that there are different kinds of human DNA and that each kind is inherited...

Getting Started: Helpful Resources and Tools

Diving into family history research can be difficult at first. In this Getting Started: Helpful Resources and Tools video, we'll look at some of...

Getting Started: Finding Ancestors through DNA, Books, and Print

In this Getting Started video, experts from FamilySearch and the Family History Library share how to approach finding ancestors through DNA, books,...

Everyday Photography and Visual Storytelling

Tracey Clark teaches us how everyday photography can act as a tool for documenting our daily life and the life of our families. We can easily...

Diego Lugano Keynote: Inspiring Younger Generations

Diego Lugano, a FIFA World Cup-winning soccer player, joins us to discuss his storied career bringing football teams together around the world and...

Problems with Shared Centimorgans

A centimorgan (cM) is just a unit of measure for DNA. I know, it sounds very sciency. For those who are acquainted with the cM, you may know they...

Getting Started: Using Historical Records

Using historical records can lead to vital discoveries within your family history! In this video experts from FamilySearch and the Family History...

Getting Started: Finding Ancestral Homelands through DNA

In this Getting Started video, Rhett Dabling walks us through the significance of ethnicity estimates and how they aid in the search for finding...

Celebrating Milestone Moments

4:022:51Stories are so important because they connect us with people around us. We all have unique and important stories to share. You can learn to...