FamilySearch Accesses Joseph Smith Papers


FamilySearch has created a new service where people can look up the names of their ancestors in the Joseph Smith papers. The service is free of charge and can be accessed by logging in to The site will either access your ancestors’ names in your family tree or individuals can be researched alphabetically. People can now see firsthand how their ancestors interacted with the Prophet Joseph Smith and what role they played in Church history.

Elizabeth Cole is a lifelong member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. She was born and raised near San Antonio, Texas. Elizabeth graduated from BYU with a Bachelor's degree in English and is currently a blogger for "The Geeky Mormon."