- Ask your ward clerk for your membership # and
your confirmation date (this information gets you
onto the Churchís website from your home or public
- Go to
- Click on REGISTER on
the upper right portion of the screen.
- Fill in the information asked for, including
your membership # and confirmation date. Make note
of your user name and password for future use.
- Click REGISTER at the
bottom of the page
- Sign on using your user name and password. Check
the box that indicates that you are a member of The
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. Your
name will now appear in the upper right hand corner
of the screen.
- Click on the SEARCH
tab on the upper middle section of the screen. The
green toolbar on the left side should have
ALL RESOURCES highlighted
- Enter the name, place (state or county) and
appropriate year of an ancestor. Donít choose exact
spelling and donít enter any more specific
- Click SEARCH. If there
is information available, click the hyperlink that
refers to your ancestor and view and/or print.
- To learn if ordinance work has been done for
this person, check the IGI
on Internet by returning to
SEARCH screen. (You should also check the
IGI and Addendum at a
Family History Center, since the Internet
IGI is not complete.)
- On the left side, highlight
INTERNATIONAL GENEALOGICAL INDEX by clicking
- Fill in ancestorís info again [name (do not list
parents or spouse), area of world, state or country;
choose for date + Ė 5 years] and click
SEARCH. Click the
hyperlink that appears if information is available.
- Record this information.
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