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Our mission is to help everyone discover, preserve and share their family history.

Bringing together science and self-discovery, Ancestry helps everyone, everywhere discover the story of what led to them. Our sophisticated engineering and technology harness family history and consumer genetics, combining billions of rich historical records, millions of family trees, and more than 4 million people in the AncestryDNA network to provide people with deeply meaningful insights about who they are and where they come from.

AncestryProGenealogists is the professional research division of Ancestry. We give you a team of expert researchers and genealogists who are determined to discover the undiscovered in your family story, searching both Ancestry and the world beyond using all the resources, tools and tricks in our expert arsenal. If the answer can be found, your expert research team at AncestryProGenealogists will work with you to find it.


FamilySearch International is the largest genealogy organization in the world. FamilySearch is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services to learn more about their family history.

To help in this great pursuit, FamilySearch and its predecessors have been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records worldwide for over 100 years. Patrons may access FamilySearch services and resources free online at FamilySearch.org or through over 5,000 family history centers in 129 countries, including the main Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Family Tree DNA

Founded in 2000, Family Tree DNA pioneered the field of genetic genealogy and is the first company to offer direct-to-consumer DNA testing for genealogical purposes. Family Tree DNA offers the world’s most comprehensive matching database, helping to unlock family history and find DNA matches across the globe.

With a simple cheek swab, our advanced suite of tests provides interactive tools for users to further their research, determine ethnic and geographic origins, and discover shared ancestry across all lines. Testing through Family Tree DNA will help you break through brick walls and connect more dots on your family tree!

We also offer free-to-join volunteer led group projects covering genealogical topics from surnames, geographical regions, haplogroups and more. Family Tree DNA strives to continue bringing genealogy to life with innovation and exceptional user experiences.

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MyHeritage is the leading global destination for family history and DNA testing. Trusted by 91 million users, MyHeritage helps people find new relatives, discover ethnic origins, and treasure family stories for generations to come.

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Utah Division of Archives and Records Service

Records are essential to providing information that protects life, property, and rights. Historical records, and their context, enrich future generations. They provide communities with a connection to the past and a historical foundation from which to build a future. The State Archives identifies and preserves these records. - Utah State Archives Strategic Plan

Utah’s Division of Archives and Records Service helps state agencies and local governments manage their records and care for historical government documents, while also promoting the goals of transparency and open government. Today, the Archives houses the valuable records of state and local governments, elected officials, state courts, educational institutions, and special service districts. Our archivists continuously work to  provide access to the permanent government records of Utah.

Whether you are a family historian, a genealogist, a government employee, or one of our state’s amazing citizens, come find your records at the Utah State Archives!

The International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists

The International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists, known as ICAPGen, awards the Accredited Genealogist credential to professional genealogists throughout the world. The accreditation process includes submitting a multi-generational research report, a written exam, and an oral review. Through it the applicant demonstrates their depth of knowledge of the key records, history, geography, methodologies, and language of a specific region of interest in measurable ways.

The central functions of ICAPGen are encouraging and educating genealogists; promoting adherence to ethical standards; maintaining a public directory of ICAPGen accredited professionals; and supporting the preservation of genealogical materials for future generations.