considered using materials from the Family History Library in your
research? The Family History Library (or FHL for short), located in Salt Lake
City, Utah, holds the largest collection of genealogical records in the world. These records grow daily and currently contain the names of more than 3 billion deceased people from over 110
Note: In addition to providing lookups at the FHL, Genealogists.com also provides lookups and research in several other archives throughout the world from our team of over 500 researchers in over 1,000 locations.
History Library houses an extensive collection of records dating from 707 AD to
2012, with the majority of records containing information about persons who lived before 1930. The FHL collection comprises:
2.4 million rolls of microfilmed genealogical records
books, serials, and other formats
Genealogists.com comes in. As one of the team of researchers who performs lookups in
the FHL regularly, I have assisted hundreds of clients with requests. I have helped discover vital records,
including birth, marriage, naturalization, and death certificates as well as
other valuable documents that have helped
our clients accelerate their research of their family trees and extend their lineage.
many reasons to request lookups from Genealogists.com. The most important reason of them all
is validitation of previolusly discovered information. Lookups from the FHL will provide you with solid evidence that you
have in fact identified all your progenitors and that all the date is accurate.
helps to expand your family tree by providing you with previously unknown names and details, such as a great-great-whatever grandparent on a birth certificate you’re
seeking, or a distant cousin, or even a living relative you never knew you had. An ancestor may have even lived in a completely different location than previously thought, and this may help re-direct and expand your research in a totally new direction.
to request lookups. Visit either:
“Request Research or a Lookup”
provide as much information as possible about which family name(s) you are hoping to locate. The cost is $25 per record or $60 per hour of research. Results will be emailed to you within a couple days.
lead to an entirely new area of discovery. You
might even find you are related to royalty or to some other famous historical figure.
The possibilities are endless.
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