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Connect with others to get help for your genealogy questions.  
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Connect with others to get answers to your genealogy questions.
  
=== FamilySearch Centers - in person help[[Image:Williamsburg FHC Computer workstations.JPG|thumb|right|160x107px|Williamsburg FHC Computer workstations.JPG]] ===
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=== Family History Centers—In-person Help  ===
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[[Image:Williamsburg FHC Computer workstations.JPG|right|160px|Williamsburg FHC Computer workstations.JPG]]
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*FamilySearch offers a network of 4,600 facilities offering public access to genealogical records from all over the world. These range from the world's largest in Salt Lake City to locations in more than 120 countries.
  
:*FamilySearch offers a network of 4,500 facilities offering public access to genealogical records from all over the world. These range from the world's largest in Salt Lake City to locations in more than 80 countries.
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*Volunteer staff at Family History Centers provide free, personal help.
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**[https://www.familysearch.org/locations Locate a Family History Center].  
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**[[:Category:Family History Centers|List of Family History Centers on the Wiki]]
  
:*Volunteer staff at FamilySearch centers provide free, personal help.
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*There are also many active [[:Category:Family History Centers|Family History Center]] pages within the Wiki. Click on the link to find your country and click on it on down to the nearest FamilySearch Center.
::[https://www.familysearch.org/locations Locate a FamilySearch Center].
 
  
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=== Online Research Communities ===
 
 
=== Research Help - Phone or Chat ===
 
 
 
:Call or chat with a research help volunteer with experience where you are researching:
 
  
:*Call: 866-234-2067
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*FamilySearch volunteers facilitate free research within online communities in two different ways, Community on FamilySearch.org and Research Groups on Facebook.  
:*[http://www.familysearch.org/ask/gethelp Chat with us]
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**[[FamilySearch Genealogy Research Groups|List of specific regions or localities.]]  
:*[[Live Research Assistance|See available specialist areas]]
 
  
 
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=== Online Research Communities[[Image:Computer keyboard.gif|thumb|right|160x107px|Computer keyboard.gif]]  ===
 
 
:*FamilySearch offers more than 100 online communities.
 
 
:*FamilySearch volunteers facilitate free research within these communities. Find a research community on:
 
::[[Research Communities on Facebook|Facebook]]
 
::[[Research Communities on Skype|Skype]]
 
::[[Research Communities on Google+|Google+]]
 
::[[Research Communities on Twitter|Twitter]]
 
 
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=== FamilySearch Research Forums[[Image:Family Search Forums smaller.gif|thumb|right|160x107px|Family Search Forums smaller.gif]]  ===
 
 
:*FamilySearch sponsors Research Forums with more than 4,700 active members.
 
 
:*A [https://help.familysearch.org/kb/tutorials/en/fsdemos/FS_index.html?v=https://help.familysearch.org/kb/tutorials/en/fsdemos/ForumsOverview video demonstration]&nbsp;provides an overview of FamlySearch&nbsp;Forums.
 
 
:*Forums are organized by:
 
::Localities: [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/forumdisplay.php?f=12 Africa]; [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/forumdisplay.php?f=7 Asia]; [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/forumdisplay.php?f=14 Europe]; [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/forumdisplay.php?f=11 Latin America]; [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/forumdisplay.php?f=6 North American]; [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/forumdisplay.php?f=10 Oceaniia]; and [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/forumdisplay.php?f=9 United Kingdom and Ireland];
 
::Non-locality: [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/forumdisplay.php?f=67 Beginners and General Questions]; [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/forumdisplay.php?f=101 Using Technology]; and [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/forumdisplay.php?f=158 Latin Translation].
 
  
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Latest revision as of 15:35, 9 August 2018

Connect with others to get answers to your genealogy questions.

Family History Centers—In-person Help[edit | edit source]

Williamsburg FHC Computer workstations.JPG
  • FamilySearch offers a network of 4,600 facilities offering public access to genealogical records from all over the world. These range from the world's largest in Salt Lake City to locations in more than 120 countries.
  • There are also many active Family History Center pages within the Wiki. Click on the link to find your country and click on it on down to the nearest FamilySearch Center.

Online Research Communities[edit | edit source]

  • FamilySearch volunteers facilitate free research within online communities in two different ways, Community on FamilySearch.org and Research Groups on Facebook.