Queen Creek Arizona Chandler Heights Stake

Family History Consultant Training Menu

(Designed to focus into one place most of the websites we go to for answers to our many Family History research questions)

Stake Presidency   Priesthood Callings   Certification   Family Tree Learning   Websites Learning   Consultant Classes   Download Forms

Steps 1-6            Step 7                                  Step 8

Additional Training Materials on Find, Take & Teach

Elijahs Chariot of Fire President Bill Guttery President Brian Holmes President Clynn Christensen Gilbert Arizona Temple at Sunset

Ancestor Search Using Google "Wild Cards"

  Google Maps  *  Google Images  *  Skype *

Church Websites
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FamilySearch logo  FamilySearch.org - Sign In
   (Family Tree researching)
  LDS.org - Stake & Ward
  Calender & Directory -
                         Your LDS Account -
 Indexing - Sign In
          (Test Drive, Get Started, Find a Project & Get Help)

Get Help - (top right corner of FamilySearch main page & click on Help tab) See Quick Start Videos on how to get started.
Get into the Help Center, Learning Center, Research Wiki and What's New.
Contact us to report or ask for help by Phone, Live Chat, Send a Message or Find Local Help

Memories - Add your Ancestors Photos, Stories & Documents, Audio.  Find other Family Trees that have Photos, Stories, Documents that may be added to your Family Tree.
Family History Research Wiki - Resources & links to over 80,000 subjects listed by Country, State, County, When asked for information you know nothing about say, "Let's see what we can find on Wiki?"
Southeastern Idaho Obituaries and Utah Death Records
U.S. Civil War Era Records:
Free Access
FamilySearch provides free access to millions of records from the time of the U.S. Civil War. Many of these records document events related to the war and its aftermath.

FamilySearch Catalog
- Look for specific records by Place, Surname, Titles, Author, Subject, Keywords, Call #, Film/Fische #, World Cat searches many Libraries
 - (latest changes located at the bottom of the FamilySearch.org main page) This blog adds new things that are happening nearly everyday so make it a habit to read it daily to keep up with what is new.

Learning Center - Courses offered by Country, Video & Most Popular Courses

Historical Record Collections - Search by Ancestors Name, Life Events (Birth, Marriage, Residence, Death), Relationship, Batch or Film number  collections and tells you who has it.  Then use your local libraries inter-loan library process to have the book sent to your library for your use.

Family Tree Training Lessons and Videos - This website includes the use of the Sand Box for practicing the skills presented.  Short videos on using all the features of Family Tree for beginners, intermediate and advanced users.  Developed originally for the Family History Library staff and service missionaries by Leland Moon.  Here is where you get the answers you need in the really early or late hours.

Sign in to
 FamilySearch and see if you had any known Pioneers.  If so, they will be listed as your "known" ancestors.  Steps are given to add additional ones.

Mormon Pioneer Emigrants - 1847 to 1868.  Listed by company & by year of arrival before railroad
Online Store - Videos, Highlights of General Conference, Youth Menu Order products/materials
Youth.LDS.org - Youth Website, Videos, Highlight

Salt Lake City Family History Library
Salt Lake Family History Library - Help thru Wiki, Forum or Telephone, Catalog of Holdings, Planning your Visit, Class Schedule, Floor Plan - Where to Park  - Hours  -
All Church Social Media Site - How to use positive thoughts in Social Media such as Facebook, Google+, Twitter, Mormon Channel, YouTube, Pinerest, Instagram

Additional Church Websites:

Church History - Library, Location, Hours, Services, Collections, Foundations of Faith Exhibit, Patriarchal Blessings, Pioneer Overland Travels database
Mormon.org -- Beliefs of the Church - Videos, Locate a Mormon Church nearby, Receive a Free Book of Mormon, Create a Mormon Profile, FAQ

Other Genealogy Websites to view
TreeSeek icon

9 Generation Fan Chart, Name Cloud, 4 Generation Photo Chart

Salt Palace Salt Lake City Utah
RootsTech 2016
 - Streaming videos released for viewing now of some of the events.
Click for
 syllabi to classes held and Speakers Profiles.
Innovator Showdown Winners of best new tools in Family History Research this year


Family History made easy with your family tree in minutes.  See what to work on and get help finding new information.  Follow the dots to find what is missing.

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Contact Information for
Queen Creek Arizona Chandler Heights Stake

Gary Foster - Stake Family History Director
Janet Foster - Stake Indexing Director
Cell Phone for Gary: 480-225-1311
Cell Phone for Janet: 480-363-0202

Subscription Websites
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Create Your Personal Accounts With:

Ancestry.com logo
Find My Past Logo
MyHeritage Logo

Click here to create an account

Most Popular

Genealogy Websites

Log in
Find graves of ancestors 
& create virtual memorials

Find Famous Graves

Wooden Village Logo

Find on Wooden Village information on your FamilySearch.org Family Tree

US Gen Web logo
Click on  Map of US States, 
choose county & Enjoy!

Wikipedia logo 
Wikipedia the Free Encyclopedia

FindaRecord Logo

Manages your Family Tree on FamilySearch.org allowing you to clean up your tree with standarized dates and places, find problems or sources, persons, relationships and ordinances.

Download RecordSeek to add Sources to Ancestry.com and FamilySearch Family Tree from Internet Websites.  You will use it daily!

 Puzilla logo Find Your Ancestors
on your FamilySearch Family Tree on one of the most unique websites.  Find end of line ancestors and family members that may not have eternal blessings.

Roots Mapper icon
RootsMapper.com - Quickly and easily plot your FamilySearch Family Tree on an interactive world map for up to 10 generations.

Wolfram Alpha Computational Search Engine

Computational Knowledge Engine -
is more than a search engine. It gives you access to the world's facts and data and calculates answers across a range of topics, including science ...

What was the weather like on a certain date?

What are the different names for Elizabeth?

What names contain these missing letters I can't read?

How is my Aunt related to my 3rd cousin 2 times removed?

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This is not an official website of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  It was created to bring into one easy to use Training Menu for Ward and Youth Family History Consultants, High Priest Group Leaders, Priesthood Leaders and interested Ward and Stake members in the skills needed to reseach, source and remember their ancestors using all the high tech advantages of the computer age.

FamilySearch Libraries
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Mesa FamilySearch Library
(closed fo remodeling)

Mesa  FamilySearch  Library


Youth & Family Programs


Research Helps/PowerPoint Presentations & Quick Starts

U.S. & British Isles

Research Training - (on line)

"Binding Families Together Forever
Stake Leadership Training"


Ward Consultant Training

Monthly Newsletter

Arizona Obituary Search

Arizona Birth & Deaths

Riverton Utah FamilySearch Library

Logan FamilySearch Library
Logan Utah FamilySearch Library

Ogden Utah FamilySearch Library

Saint George Utah FamilySearch Library
aint George Utah FamilySearch Library
Family Room

National Archives (NARA)
National Archives
Review this .PDF file on how to order Military records on your Ancestors

 BYU Family History Center
BYU Center for Family History & Genealogy 
                         - See Projects -

BYU FamilyHistoryLibrary - Resources

BYU Relative CousinsFinder 

Find your "Cousins" in your Ward, Stake,
or your relationship to Famous Persons or Church Leaders

US Military Draft Registrations

Help Find your Ancestors
Military Draft Registration Records
World War 1
World War 2

Dropbox icon
Download Dropbox here

to see your photos, docs, and videos anywhere.
Your files are always safe.
Share easily with friends, family, and teammates.
Free for Windows, Mac, Linus and Mobile

Use this Dropbox to scan your family photos and stories into before uploading them into your Family Tree on FamilySearch.org website.

*Send Certification email when completed 3rd Column so we can follow your progress and keep your High Priest Group Leader and Bishop informed.