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Wednesday, September 05, 2012

Top 7 Free Family History Apps for iPad, iPhone, Blackberry, or Android


If you're just getting started with your family history or you're a "Rock Star Genealogist", many don't know about these free apps out there. So, I wanted to share my Top 7 FREE Family History Apps for your iPad or iPhone, and YES, I use these and love them all!!  
UPDATED JULY 2, 2013.

My TOP 7 FREE Family History Apps for iPhone & iPad:

#1: Ancestry App by: Ancestry.com: - Build, update, and show off your  family tree. I use this to retrieve and build my family tree plus get quick access information to ancestors.

#2 RootsMagic: by RootsMagic - 
Your family tree at your fingertips! Now you can easily take and show off your family history with you wherever you go. RootsMagic lets you carry your genealogy on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch!

#3 Billion Graves - by BillionGraves.com:
 Take photos of the headstones in your local cemetery with your iPhone/Android. Then upload and transcribe. Then, search for your ancestors.

#4 History Today - by Joe Sriver Education:  is a stylish calendar that lets you view Birthdays, deaths, historical events, quotes and more. Share them via Facebook, Twitter & email.

#5 ShoeBox - by 1000memories:
 Is the fastest way to scan your old paper photos and share them with family and friends. As featured by Oprah Magazine, USA Today, Wired, Forbes, GOOD, and the Associated Press.

#6 Family History and Genealogy records - by Adv Webbing: How much do you really know about your family name? Discover the meaning and origin of your Last Name. FREE app for iPhone and iPad.

#7 Instagram - by Burbn: 80 million users love Instagram! It's a free, fun, and simple way to make and share gorgeous photos on your iPhone.



Note: Originally, there were two apps on this list that are no longer here; Family Search Indexing and On This Day.  The Family Search Indexing app no longer exists, and On This Day has started to charge a fee. So, the updated list is above; and I know you'll love them!!

So use these FREE Family History apps to discover a new story...your story!!! 


Keep connecting the dots!! -Sarah