Genealogy from the perspective of a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon, LDS)

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Move information between your FamilySearch and Ancestry trees now available

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who have been invited to sign up for a free account now have the ability to move information directly between their account and's Family Tree. Here is a screen shot showing the new feature;

The note at the bottom of the page indicates that "The ability to compare and transfer relationship and sources information is coming." In this particular case, the comparison pointed out a long-standing issue. On the FamilySearch Family Tree side (the left side in the screenshot) there is a date listed for a "Christening." Christening is not an ordinance performed in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. So this is an invitation to me to correct my ancestor's record on Family Tree.

I personally am looking forward to begin the process of moving sources from to Family Tree.

In order to make these comparisons, it is necessary to have an Family Tree. Presently, you can move a family at a time from Family Tree to to start the process of doing research for sources on

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