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PostPosted: Tue Apr 06, 2010 6:11 pm
by bimjim Combs LDS Genealogy Database

The following announcement from will be of interest to members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), commonly known as Mormons:

April 1, 2010, Springville UT – is launching today, giving members of the LDS Church a quick and easy way to identify ancestors they can take to the temple for ordinance work. ties directly to, the well-known and comprehensive genealogy database built and maintained by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), commonly known as Mormons. The new web site has been certified by FamilySearch for temple ordinance work. Quickly Identifies Ancestors in FamilySearch The FamilySearch database encompasses billions of Church records documenting family events such as birth, baptism, marriage, sealing, death, and more. The system is currently only accessible by LDS Church members.

All the user has to do is enter his or her New FamilySearch username and password. then instantly constructs the family tree from new.FamilySearch data, combs through their pedigree to locate kindred dead requiring specified temple ordinances, and quickly synchronizes with FamilySearch to reserve the ordinances. All of this can be done on a home computer prior to going to the temple.

Without OneClickTempleTrip, users must perform arduous individual look-ups in the FamilySearch database, hunting for icons in the family tree that indicate work to be done, examining each individual record to determine if the work needed matches the temple work planned, and repeating the process until the desired ordinances are identified. automatically performs all these steps, taking as little as 1/15th the amount of time per name searched. The value of time saved is tremendous! Users must have a username and password for access to in order to use A full year of access costs just $24.95.

Simplify Preparations for Temple Work “Complexity is the primary challenge for 98 percent of Latter-day Saint members trying to unravel their family history to identify ancestors for Temple work,” said Mark Mugleston, Editor-in-Chief of Mormon Entrepreneur. “In one click, removes the ambiguity of family history, prepares your family members for temple submission, and points you directly to the temple.”

About the Developer, was founded in 1999 by Alan Eaton. Eaton recently received the “Computing that Serves” Alumni Award from the BYU Computer Science Department. This prestigious award is for “contributions to the field of computer science that make a positive difference in people’s lives.”

The company’s flagship site,, is focused on matching and merging all of the separate family trees created by genealogists into one single unified worldwide family tree. This single family tree removes all duplication while maintaining all differences in conclusions that genealogists draw from the research evidence. Today more than 214,000,000 individuals have been submitted in family trees to That database is entirely separate from and the NewFamilySearch database maintained by the LDS Church. is privately held, based in Springville, Utah and has approximately 35 employees.