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Source: Auckland Council

Join area manager Mike Higgins to hear about the origins of FamilySearch and how the organisation has adapted since its early beginnings in 1894.

Learn tips and tricks of how to get the most out of the website.

The following parts of the website will be explored during the session.

  • Searching Historical records
  • Searching the catalog
  • Searching the Tree
  • Affiliate Access to records vs Church Family History Centre access
  • Using record hints and how this feature relates to indexing efforts
  • FamilySearch Apps will also be reviewed including adding photos and stories

Michael Higgins

Michael Higgins is the area manager for FamilySearch covering New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.

His territory extends from Vanuatu in the West to French Polynesia in the East, and venturing North to include Samoa, Tonga and Fiji, and continuing to Kiribati and the Marshall Islands.

Mike is the only employee in this area and relies on volunteers who most generously donate their time and talents.