A Little Nudge. Let’s face it. Even though we love discovering new things – or rediscovering old things – about our ancestors, it isn’t always easy to carve out time to dedicate to family history. Many users have told us this is one of the best things about The Family Nexus app. Regular alerts and notifications
Exciting Announcement It has been a busy summer! I hope you all had some opportunities to make some new family history discoveries this summer! I had a busy time with my family as well as overseeing our Android development. You probably are aware that we had a crowdfunding campaign on the Indiegogo platform. The campaign
PROVO, Utah – June 25, 2018 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE This week The Family Nexus, LLC launched a crowdfunding campaign on the popular Indiegogo site to bring its powerful family history app to Android devices. Since its launch on the iOS platform at the RootsTech 2017 Conference thousands of people have benefited from its powerful yet
Location, Location, Location A common saying in real estate and business goes like this: “There are 3 things that matter in property: Location, Location, Location.” The same can be said of your family history. Location largely dictated the types of vocations your ancestors had available to them, their social circles, and many other aspects of
The Family Nexus app can make your summer vacation even more memorable.
The Family Nexus Product Updates February 1, 2018 Image Credit: Wikicommons 1. Winter Wonderland While other places in the United States have experienced colder than normal temperatures, we have had a fairly mild winter so far here in Utah. However, we do have snow on the mountaintops which makes for inspiring sunsets. We are releasing
Photos of Your Ancestors There is something truly special about seeing old photographs of your own ancestors. It helps you connect with them as people in a way that few other things can. FamilySearch.org has started a campaign to raise awareness of the photos stored in the Memories section of the FamilySearch Family Tree. The
Additional Applications for Family History Fun The Family History Technology Lab (FHTL) at Brigham Young University (BYU) has added two new activities to their lineup of fun applications that leverage your FamilySearch data. “Wheel of Family Fortune” is based on the classic game complete with spinning wheel and word puzzles. “AncestorGames” provides five different games
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 (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.