Members want to believe that when they enter nFS they are seeing Church authorized correct information. They need to understand it is a collection of records from different kinds of sources
Breaking down unreasonable expectations with commonly known information. Why was a birth record made?
A record needs to be understood.
Why was it created?
What can be expected?
nFS is a compiled record. It contains
information from primary and secondary
Information from Church records have been
extracted into nFS
Information from Church extraction records have
been entered into nFS
Information from patron submissions to AF & PRF
have been added to nFS
nFS is a collection of records that need
individuals to organize
Where did the information come from?
Who created the record?
What was the purpose of the record ?
How was the information obtained?
Would you expect to see your spouse on your
What might you find on a birth record?
What was the purpose for creating the record?
Where would the information on a birth record
New FamilySearch was made to simplify the
process of submitting names of the Deceased
for temple ordinances
Not created for living information
To cooperate and help each other
Is your life complete with only your birth
Can I quit with your marriage license?
Can I quit with just my direct line ancestor? (I
don’t need his siblings, do I?)
You mean we seal complete families?
Can I run to the temple as soon as I find one