Cartographic History of Utah

The History of Utah’s Geography Utah was admitted as the 45th state of the United States in 1896. Since that time its boundaries have not changed. However, in the 50 years prior to that there were several geographic boundary changes. Let’s explore the cartographic history of Utah. Jurisdictional boundary changes are common, and I have

I am a Welsh Mormon Pioneer

I am a Welsh Mormon Pioneer (By Jamie Dunham Decker) I am excited to welcome Jamie Dunham Decker as a guest blogger this week. Jamie lives in the suburbs of Philadelphia. She is a Temple and Family History Consultant for the LDS Church, Genealogist-in-training, a wife and mom of three, a hairstylist, and a blogger.

November 2017 Product Updates

Over the River and Through the Woods It has been a beautiful Fall here in Utah! We hope you enjoy this edition of Product Updates. We are working on a small update to The Family Nexus, and gearing up for some even more exciting changes we hope to announce at RootsTech 2018! The minor update should

Free Subscription Friday

Free Subscription Friday is Coming! We love our users and we want to reward you for your support! We are excited to introduce “Free Subscription Friday!” Starting on Friday, November 10, 2017, The Family Nexus will post 5 premium subscription codes. The Family Nexus app has wonderful free features that thousands of users are enjoying

New Member of The Mayflower Society!

Land Ho! On the early morning of November 9, 1620, the Mayflower‘s crew spotted land. It was the first land they had seen in more than two months, and signified to the Pilgrims that they were near the end of their long voyage. I began my journey to become a member of The General Society of

GRO PDF Pilot

Introducing William Vinicombe Jarman William Vinicombe Jarman is my 5th-great-grandfather. He was born in Devonshire, England, and I have been researching his family. The GRO PDF Pilot is helping me tremendously! Before I explain what the GRO PDF Pilot is and how it has helped I will provide some details of this family. So far

Register Now for RootsTech 2018!

Register Now! You should stop what you are doing and go register for RootsTech 2018 right now. It will be held February 28 – March 3, 2018 in Salt Lake City, Utah. The cost of registration for the full 4-day event is $169 per attendee. This Early Bird pricing for a 4-day educational extravaganza is

3-Month Subscription Winners!

Congratulations! Ten lucky people were awarded a free Silver Subscription to The Family Nexus today! This allows them to access premium content for free for three months. The winners were selected randomly from those who responded to a recent invitation to provide feedback about The Family Nexus iPhone app via an online survey. The subscription winners

Top 5 Blog Posts of Last Year

July 21st was the one-year anniversary of my first blog post. In honor of my blogiversary, I give you the top 5 most popular posts over the past year!Published: August 16, 2016 Summary: Part 1 of a 3 Part series describing simple things a beginner can do to dive in and begin doing family history.