5 of the Most Useful Apps for Genealogy Work

5 of the Most Useful Apps for Genealogy Work17

Search for your family’s history and learn more about your lineage on your mobile devices with a few of these useful apps.

  • Family Search
    This free app gives you access to millions of records. Sift through narratives, images, and records as you compile and create your own family tree. You can also input information to this app and use it as a place to compile all of your information.
  • Find a Grave
    With millions of graves out there, it can be a lot to sort through. Find a Grave is an app that gives you the ability to find the graves of your ancestors, create virtual memorials, add photos, send virtual flowers, or add a note to a virtual gravesite.
  • My Heritage
    My Heritage is another free app, that works as a genealogy search engine and a portable family tree editor. This app also allows you to add photos and videos to your family records.
  • Ancestry
    One of the best-known genealogy search engines on the web provides this free app where you can research your family history and access your genealogical database. Connect with others, upload photos, swap stories, and get to know your ancestors here.
  • Shoebox
    Shoebox is a free photo managing app that allows you to link images to your genealogy records. It will scan through documents and photos and allow you to edit dates and tags of the image. You can also link to Ancestry through this app.