FamilySearch Preserving World Records: Indexing Event
Do you have a lot of relatives? I sure do – I grew up knowing most of my GREAT grandparents, and thankfully still have my grandparents and most aunts and uncles! But as far as ancestors, I’m a bit at a loss there. That’s one reason keeping the word’s records is so important – so we don’t loose our important history! With FamilySearch Preserving World Records – the Worldwide Indexing Event will be held July 15-17th. What is that, exactly? Well let me explain…
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With a goal of 72,000 over a 72-hour indexing period, volunteers will participate by downloading the FamilySearch software, then completing as many names as they’d like. All it takes is a computer and internet connection to join! This saves the world’s records by making them searchable to the public. Told you it was important 🙂
To date, volunteers have made more than ONE BILLION historic records searchable online since FamilySearch first introduced online indexing back in 2008. The demand continues to grow as millions more historical records worldwide are added each year. Head OVER HERE to join 72,000 teammates in saving the world’s records!
Did you know that FamilySearch International is the largest genealogy organization in the world? Pretty awesome, right? It’s a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. They’ve been actively gathering, preserving and sharing genealogical records worldwide for over 100 years! People can access FamilySearch services and resources for FREE online at FamilySearch.org – or at over 4,921 family history centers in 129 countries.
Join Worldwide Indexing Day and help FamilySearch preserving world records!
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