What Is LDS Family Search?

What Is LDS Family Search?

What Is LDS Family Search?

FamilySearch is a genealogy search website that claims to be the largest genealogy organization in the world with millions of users. The service is free to use for members with an account and has over 4 billion names from around the world in its database.

As of 2015, the Church of the Latter-Day Saints is the primary support for FamilySearch, which operates approximately 4,745 FamilySearch Centers around the world. Users of its service can also opt to use its 24/7 expert phone support service to aid in their searches for ancestors and family. Founded in 1894, the organization's original name was the Geneaological Society of Utah.