Published by FamilySearchBlog: Pioneers Are Now Found in Local Jails

Indexing of genealogical records has been an important program in the Utah State Corrections facilities for years, but there were no indexing programs in county jails. Two years ago, after a successful pilot program in two jail facilities, Bary and Jan Gammell took on the task of creating the manuals, technology guides, and procedures to…

https://familysearch.org/blog/en/pioneers-local-jails/

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Published by FamilySearch: More than 82,000 FamilySearch Volunteers “Fuel the Find” for People Worldwide

The following announcement was written by the folks at FamilySearch: SALT LAKE CITY UTAH–A total of 82,039 volunteers helped to “Fuel the Find” during FamilySearch’s Worldwide Indexing Event, held August 7-14, 2015. Though short of the goal of 100,000 participants, the effort produced a number of remarkable achievements, among them an 89% increase in non-English…

http://blog.eogn.com/2015/08/18/more-than-82000-familysearch-volunteers-fuel-the-find-for-people-worldwide/

In What Way is Internet Indexing and Buying Potatoes Alike?

A friend of mine recently sent me the link to a fascinating blog article. The title of the blog post is, “Those Potatoes Came From Somewhere: Fuel the Find.” Since I love potatoes of any kind, I thought the post merited some of my time. I was not disappointed. Brad McBride, owner and pundit of…

https://familysearch.org/blog/en/internet-indexing-buying-potatoes-alike/

Published by DearMyrtle: FamilySearch Indexing: Immigration record sets need our help

DearREADERS,This video explains the variety of record groups from throughout the world and how volunteers like you and Ol’ Myrt here can #FuelTheFind. FamilySearch Indexing is all about bringing the names on archived record sets. The indexes will always be free.We are ALL IN on FamilySearch Indexing’s one -WEEK indexing event.And as usual, Ol’ Myrt…

http://blog.dearmyrtle.com/2015/08/familysearch-indexing-immigration.html