The Family History Guide is a free, non-denominational genealogy training resource used in over 150 countries. This site is free and there are no fees or subscriptions. It’s run by a non-profit organization that accepts donations to support its educational efforts.


Here are some of the unique features you’ll find on the site:

  • Goals for learning, supported by flexible Choices

  • Step-by-step instructions to make learning easier

  • Links to videos and articles from FamilySearch, Ancestry, and more

  • QUIKLinks that take you to record searches from multiple sources, with a single click

  • Project Tracker sheets and training materials for self-study or group instruction

  • Activities for families, individuals, youth, and kids

  • Family history resources for faiths, including members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Catholics, Protestants, and those of Jewish heritage


FamilySearch Approval: The FamilySearch article “Learn to Use FamilySearch” points to The Family History Guide in numerous places as a trusted learning resource.

Overview: For an overview article about The Family History Guide, click here.


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