FORT MADISON – Tracing your family tree has become a lot easier since more genealogical records have become available online. The largest collection of these is at FamilySearch with more than 6.3 billion records.
The Old Fort Genealogical Society will host Chuck and Fran Moulton from the Nauvoo FamilySearch Center on Monday, April 23 at 7pm at the Fort Madison Public Library. The Moultons will give a presentation about recent changes at the local center and a FamilySearch how-to for people curious about using it successfully to trace their own family history.
FamilySearch recently discontinued an 80-year-old circulation service that provided researchers an inexpensive microfilm and microfiche rental system. It has been replaced with a program to digitize billions of the world’s historic records, making them almost entirely accessible online and at no cost.
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