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

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

FamilySearch adds an Interactive World Map for Searches

The Search page of the website has had a map of the world as a graphic for some time now. Now, they have activated the map and turned it into an interactive search aid. Here is a screenshot showing the map:

Clicking on one of the sections of the map brings up a list of more detailed places in the same area as that on the map.

When you make a selection, the dialogue box provides some general information and a link to start searching. Here is another screenshot showing the popup image:

Take advantage of this shortcut to research any particular country in the United States.

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