Family Tree Basics

Family Tree Basics

Taught by Cindy Lybbert

This 5 week course emphasizes the basics of Family/SearchTree (FT). One registration includes all five classes. See additional description below.

5 Session Class

September 6, 2022 at 10 AM

September 13, 2022 at 10 AM

September 20, 2022 at 10 AM

September 27, 2022 at 10 AM

October 4, 2022 at 10 AM

This class is held in the Training Room

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Class Summary


This class is part of a 5-week course that emphasizes the basics of FamilySearch/Family Tree. Please choose the days and times that best suits you and join us to learn. These five classes will be on consecutive weeks. If possible, please sign up for each class in the series of five, but each class can also be taken separately.

Family Tree Basics 1 – Overview 

Learn to navigate menus and screens.

Family Tree Basics 2 – Sources 

Find and attach sources by using the Record Hints and the Family Tree search function.

Family Tree Basics 3 – Merging

Find and merge duplicate names and learn when NOT to merge.

Family Tree Basics 4 – Temple Names 

Use the descendancy view to identify temple names.

Family Tree Basics 5 – Fixing Problems 

Add people to your tree and modify incorrect relationships.


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