LDS Church members can now receive personal accounts at no cost on Ancestry.c​om, findmypast​.com, and MyHeritage​.com

Started by Lauri Kreen on Wednesday, July 16, 2014


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7/16/2014 at 11:21 AM

As subscriber of I got Today following e-mail:
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FamilySearch Announcement July 2014


We’re excited to announce that Latter-day Saint users of can now receive personal access to, findmypast, and MyHeritage at no cost!

Access to these commercial family history websites, used in tandem with enhanced FamilySearch tools, will open new doors of discovery, elevate your ability to provide temple blessings to ancestors, and increase the joy that comes from connecting generations.

Starting today, you can sign up for personal accounts with all three sites and use the features of each in searching for ancestors. In the future, you will be able to connect data between your FamilySearch Family Tree and the online trees of each of these websites. In addition, you will be able to submit names for temple ordinances starting with each of these websites. More information concerning online tree integration and temple submissions will be available by the end of 2014.

To sign up for your personal accounts:
1.Click the button below for the account you wish to register for. You can choose all three, but you must follow the same steps and register for one at a time. After you click the button, you will immediately be asked to sign in to
2.Once you have signed in to, you will be guided to create an account for the website you selected. Each account is unique and requires its own registration. This process will require you to return to this email to create a different account for each website you select.
3.Once you have successfully entered your information, you'll be taken to the site you've selected to create your account. Or, if you already have an existing account with one of these websites, you can convert your existing subscription to a free account.



MyHeritage Logo is the world's largest online family history resource. It is home to 13 billion global historical records, millions of family trees from around the world, and a whole lot more. Using continual innovation and ever-evolving technology, has an easy-to-use interface with access to historical content to help people everywhere discover, preserve, and share their family history. is currently accessible in English, French, German, and Italian.

findmypast Logo
findmypast offers more than 1.8 billion international family history records and newspapers from the United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and beyond with records going back to A.D. 875. Many record collections are available only at findmypast. New records are added every week. is currently accessible in English only.

MyHeritage LogoMyHeritage is designed to help you discover unknown ancestors from all around the world. Combining rocket-science technology, millions of international family trees, and exclusive global record collections, MyHeritage automatically finds new family tree connections and historical records for you, making family history research easier than ever. is currently accessible in Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.


The FamilySearch Team

<private> McCann
7/19/2014 at 6:06 PM

Looked into it.. for active church members only.. boo.... :(

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