Tuesday, July 3, 2012

July 2nd: Mass records day

On July the 2nd familysearch.org organized an event. Not just any kind of event, one that was record breaking! familysearch.org was hoping for 5 million records to be indexed in one day, but could we the indexers do it?

Well, over 46,000 people came together to index records and in just 16 hours the 5 million mark was hit and bypassed for a grand total of .....

....drum roll please....


Thats right over 10 million records were indexed in just 24 hours. GO TEAM!

We all grow up with the weight of history on us. Our ancestors dwell in the attics of our brains as they do in the spiraling chains of knowledge hidden in every cell of our bodies. ~Shirley Abbott


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