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FamilySearch Genealogy Service


Operated by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), this free website offers a variety of genealogical databases, access to unindexed images of genealogical records, the Social Security Death Index, wiki entries describing various types of genealogical research, and access to the Family History Library's catalog. Free access to the 1940 United States Federal Census.

Access Locations: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Outside the Library

Subjects: Genealogy
(Bolded items are subjects for which this is a recommended resource)

Notes: Ancestral File: Over 35 million pedigrees and family group records. Census: Every-name index to the 1880 U.S. Census, the 1881 British Isles Census, and the 1881 Canadian Census. International Genealogical Index: More than 300 million birth, christening, and marriage records. Family History Library Catalog: The catalog of the collection located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Many of the microfilmed records can be ordered through more than 3,200 Family History Centers worldwide. Family History SourceGuide: An automated collection of more than 150 publications from the Family History Library. Web Sites: A guide to web sites with useful family history information.

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Update Frequency: Daily

Print Equivalent: None

Format: Web

Output Type: Print