Learn about an ancestor

Purpose

Discover the joy of family history by learning about an ancestor.

Description

Go to the local family history center or a place that has multiple computers with an Internet connection. Invite someone who understands historical records to share an example of how information or a story can be pulled out of a record about a person. Invite the youth to find a historical record about one of their ancestors on lds.org/familyhistory. If they can’t find a record, help them help index records from where their family lived to help make those records searchable. Consider attaching the record to the person in Family Tree and adding any new information they discovered about their family. Prepare any names found to take to the temple.

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