FamilySearch.org likely holds answers to at least some of your family tree questions. The trick to finding those answers is learning how to dig through the incredible amount of ancestor information on the free genealogy website. Family Tree Magazine offers a free guide, 38 FamilySearch Search Tips: Find Free Genealogy Records Online, to assist you in searching the site.

To download the guide, go to the home page for Family Tree Magazine, www.familytreemagazine.com

–select the Research Toolkit link,
–then select Free Genealogy Downloads,
–at the next screen select Free Genealogy e-Books, then
–scroll down for 38 FamilySearch Search Tips: Find Free Genealogy Records Online¬†(it is the last book on the page).

Last month FamilySearch added 18.3 million indexed records and images to its online collections. These include records from England, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States. While most of us are familiar with the free FamilySearch website, many of us have not taken advantage of the updated website or the expanded record collections and indexes. Now is the perfect time to check out the website, www.familysearch.org  Enjoy!