Memorial Hall Library

FamilySearch: Genealogical Records Preservation & Access

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If you’ve found family history documents online, there’s a good chance you have FamilySearch to thank.  Founded and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, FamilySearch, the world’s largest repository of genealogical records, also offers library services and software to facilitate genealogical research.

Discover the story of the LDS genealogical faith mission including details of their preservation, indexing, microfilming and digitizing enterprise taking place around the globe. A brief overview of searching in FamilySearch.org will be demonstrated.

Leslie Carabello has been the Director of the LDS Family History Center in Lynnfield for 10 years.  She traces her family back to the second voyage of the Mayflower, and to an immigrant from Ireland who fought in the Revolutionary War.