FamilySearch Digitizes Billions of Church Records

FamilySearch reports completing a project which digitized more than 2.4 million rolls of family history records onto microfilm.  The records include 11.5 billion people from over 200 countries.  Though the indexing and publishing of all of the digital images is on-going, the records and a “large percentage” of the images are accessible within the FamilySearch archive.  Read the full article HERE.

My Heritage Used to Locate Family of Rescued Sisters

CNN recently featured an incredible story written by a great-granddaughter describing her great-grandfather‘s courageous rescue of 2 sisters from the Nazis in Poland.  He safely hid them in his home for 2 years. After learning of the story, the great-granddaughter used My Heritage to connect with the granddaughter of the rescued women. View the remarkable story HERE.

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