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Mt. Timpanogos Temple, photo by Rick Satterfield, used with permission

Saturday, July 23, 2011

What Do You Want to Do?

BYU's desktop at the FHL has added a new link that is exciting! Take a look at the 4th link down under Navigation and you will see the title "What Do You Want to Do." You will also see that in the new blue box on the right hand side.
Click on either one of these links and this is what you will see...   
Say you are interested in finding some ancestors that you know were in a pioneer company traveling west. Click on the "Find LDS Ancestors" link and this is what you will see...
Look under "Search Pioneer Companies." When you click on the link, it will ask you for the name you are searching. You can also search by company if you know this or the year involved. This is what I found for my William Gimbert Saunders...,15791,4018-1-21111,00.html
Now I can read about this ancestor. Also note under the sources that there is a link to read a trail excerpt. Cool, huh!
There is so much more to this desktop that all I can say is GO PLAY WITH IT! Maybe you will be able to knock down a brick wall with specific sources listed that you didn't know about or that you didn't know how to access!. Isn't the Internet wonderful?

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