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Facebook as a Resource for Western States Research

I just learned about a Facebook page for people researching in the Western States and thought I’d share.

The FamilySearch Blog published a post in August 2016 called “Finding Your Ancestors on Facebook”  which was featured in their newsletter today.  Here is where I learned about a FamilySearch Wiki page called, “Genealogy Help on Facebook.” This helpful page features a table which has links to various regional research groups on Facebook, which is where I discovered the U.S. West Genealogy Research Community.  It is a helpful forum where researchers can connect, ask questions, and offer suggestions to other researchers, and it covers what are often called the Mountain West States and the Pacific West States.

Here is what it looks like on Facebook: Continue reading “Facebook as a Resource for Western States Research”