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Fun Facts About FamilySearch

FamilySearch has the largest collection of free genealogy records on the internet thanks to the dedicated work of thousands of volunteers. With the latest large release of 72 million records last week, FamilySearch has reached a very important milestone.  Volunteers have now transcribed over 500 million genealogy records online.

We thought we would celebrate this important milestone by compiling some fun and interesting genealogy statistics about FamilySearch (courtesy of FamilySearch and Alexa the internet traffic people):



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You can view a list of the latest ancestry records from FamilySearch and other genealogy websites here.