FamilySearch

    OverviewSuggest Edit

    FamilySearch is a nonprofit family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations. The Company provides image capture, microfilm digital conversion and preservation, and online indexing and access services.

    TypePrivate
    Founded1894
    HQSalt Lake City, US
    Websitefamilysearch.org
    Employee Ratings4.5

    Latest Updates

    Employees (est.) (Sep 2019)991

    Key People/Management at FamilySearch

    Steve Rockwood

    Steve Rockwood

    CEO

    FamilySearch Office Locations

    FamilySearch has an office in Salt Lake City
    Salt Lake City, US (HQ)
    50 E North Temple St
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    Founding Date

    1894

    FamilySearch Online and Social Media Presence

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    FamilySearch News and Updates

    FamilySearch Unlocking Centuries of Italian Ancestry Records

    SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- FamilySearch International announced free access to over 150 million Italian historical genealogical records—the largest online collection of its kind. The unprecedented initiative is the result of collaboration between FamilySearch, the...

    FamilySearch Blogs

    RootsTech 2020 Discounts for Family History Callings

    Each year, thousands of people gather in Salt Lake City, Utah, for the largest family history event in the world—RootsTech. All are welcome to participate in this conference and discover more about their family, and there is something for everyone, regardless of expertise. For the year 2020, RootsTe…

    Brazilian Surnames

    by Jorge Todeschini and Claudia Brandão If you ask any Brazilian what the most common last name in Brazil is, for sure the answer will be “Silva.” Silva, which in Latin means “forest” or “jungle,” was brought by the Portuguese during the colonization of Brazil. The name was often given to those who …

    Discovering Your African American Heritage

    “In all of us there is a hunger, marrow-deep, to know our heritage—to know who we are and where we have come from.” These words from Alex Haley, author of Roots, resonate with everyone. But they may be particularly poignant if you have African American ancestry. The African American story is one of …

    African American Genealogy

    “No matter your background, knowing your roots plays an important role in shaping your identity,” said Nkoyo Iyama, in her 2017 RootsTech address. She continued, “African Americans are finding ways to connect and make connections with their past and their ancestors.” When we search for our ancestors…

    10 Amazing Facts about the Utah State Archives—Gina Strack and Rae Gifford at RootsTech 2019

    Want to learn more about all the amazing things the Utah State Archives and Records Service can offer you? Rae Gifford and Gina Strack shared some interesting features about the archives at the Access and Preservation Day at RootsTech 2019. Their presentation was titled, “Utah State Archives and Rec…

    African American Slave Narratives Collected by the WPA

    African American slave stories are not something we like to remember. The heart-wrenching and disturbing acts of slavery are a stain that won’t soon go away. However, in reading the stories of these formerly enslaved men and women, you will find amazing courage, faithfulness, a love of family, stren…
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    FamilySearch Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was FamilySearch founded?

      FamilySearch was founded in 1894.

    • Who are FamilySearch key executives?

      FamilySearch's key executives are Steve Rockwood.

    • How many employees does FamilySearch have?

      FamilySearch has 991 employees.

    • Who are FamilySearch competitors?

      Competitors of FamilySearch include MyHeritage, Candid. and The Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology.

    • Where is FamilySearch headquarters?

      FamilySearch headquarters is located at 50 E North Temple St, Salt Lake City.

    • Where are FamilySearch offices?

      FamilySearch has an office in Salt Lake City.

    • How many offices does FamilySearch have?

      FamilySearch has 1 office.