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May 2013

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CEO, Dennis Brimhall

A Message from the CEO

Volunteers really matter to FamilySearch, as well as to every person out there who is trying to find his or her ancestors. You are the lifeblood, not just of FamilySearch, but of the entire genealogical community. If not for you, the world of genealogical possibilities we all enjoy would not exist.

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Message from Indexing

A Message from Indexing

Our last newsletter generated more than 600 comments. Get answers and find out what's going on behind the scenes.

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Indexing Tip

Get Help: Share Your Batch

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Arbitration Tip

An Essential Step for Arbitrators

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New Website Coming

Coming Soon: A New Website for Indexing

This new site is a step toward improving your experience as an indexer or arbitrator.

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Genealogy Conference

Two Major Genealogy Events

Two major genealogy events have already had a positive influence on family history in 2013. Find out which events.

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Thank You

"Your efforts will be timeless in assistance to others - generations to come will have a much better search because YOU took the time to do the indexing. Thank You!!"
– Boyd

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