Getting Started on Familysearch
In this one-time workshop, learners will create a free account on FamilySearch.org and get started on building their family tree
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I will walk learners and their parents through creating a free account on familysearch.org. Next, learners will be directed to add information they know about their parents, grandparents, and other relatives. Information learners don't have on hand during the class can be obtained from relatives and added to their trees later on. As time permits, I will walk learners through the FamilySearch website to show them the cool ways they can learn about their families. Learners will leave the class...
This class is taught in English.
I volunteered with FamilySearch from 2014-2015; much of this volunteer experience was helping patrons set up or recover FamilySearch accounts.
30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Children ages 8-12 need parent's permission to set up a FamilySearch account; this will require the parent to be available to give consent on the FamilySearch website. Children 13 can set up a FamilySearch account without the parent present. If permission isn't granted for a child to set up a FamilySearch account, the parent will need to set up an account for themselves and let the child use it. In this case, the parent will need to be present for the class. Learners will need to enter personal information into the FamilySearch website in order to create an account. Learners should not share personal information with the class. Screen-sharing will not be permitted for learners to protect privacy. If learner runs into issues with account creation that I cannot resolve in the classroom setting, they will be directed to contact FamilySearch support.
Katie Rebecca Garner
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
9 total reviews
23 completed classes
I was introduced to family history through a mission with my church, where I served in FamilySearch. This inspired me to seek a career in genealogy. I graduated BYU-Idaho with an associate's degree in 2018. I joined the Association of Professional...