December Resources

What’s New at FamilySearch

https://www.familysearch.org/en/blog/

(Scroll for Monthly Record updates) – Eg. https://www.familysearch.org/en/blog/record-collection-september-2021

New historical records were added from Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Denmark, El Salvador, England, Finland, France, French Polynesia, Germany, Guadalupe, Guatemala, Hungary, India, Jamaica, Kiribati, Liberia, Mexico, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Samoa, Sierra Leone, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tuvalu, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and the United States, which includes Alaska, California, Georgia, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, New Jersey, South Carolina, and Washington.

Records from the United States Bureau of Land Management and Find A Grave was included as well.

HOW TO USE FAMILY SEARCH

https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/category/about-familysearch/how-to-use-familysearch/

PRIVATE, SHARE WITH FAMILY, PERMANENT (PHOTO) ARCHIVE

$10 per gigabyte one-time fee: https://www.familysearch.org/blog/en/familysearch-integrates-permanent-org/.

Permanent.org is integrating with https://www.familysearch.org/memories/.

FamilySearch users will be able to connect their FamilySearch account to create a private permanent archive for any members of their family in their family tree.  The first gigabyte of storage is free; additional gigabytes have a one-time fee of $10 per gigabyte. More about pricing at: https://www.permanent.org/

MY CONTRIBUTIONS: https://www.familysearch.org/help/helpcenter/article/how-do-i-see-my-contributions-to-family-tree

In Family Tree, when signed in to the FamilySearch website, click My Contributions.  To see how many people, memories, sources, or all you have added, click Stats.  Then click the option for the type of information you want to see.  (Displayed as a bar graph by year since 2012)  My Changes and Private People can also be viewed.