Family History Lessons

Video Tutorials - FamilyInsight

"Edit Places" Length: 5:41
"The Guide Me Button: Your Personal Tutor" Length: 00:56
"Edit RINs and Pedigrees" Length: 3:08

In-depth Webinar Classes

Free Webinars - Sign up to attend a live class online.
Webinar Archive Page - Previous classes-These have been recorded and made available on video.

Ohana Insights Newsletter

Insights into Insight: New information and answers to questions about FamilyInsight

Ohana Insights Newsletter Archive Page

Video Tutorial - Ordinance Tracker Stand Alone (also included in Tools in FamilyInsight)

Ordinance Tracker Length: 2:50

FamilyInsight Lessons

FamilyInsight will appear on the Tools menu of PAF 5 or you can use it directly with GEDCOM files, PAF 5 file or PAF 5 backup files. Use these lessons to help you with the many different tasks that you can do with FamilyInsight. FamilyInsight is available for Mac and for Windows.

To open the lessons click on the PDF link by the lesson you want to view or print

  • Getting Started
PDF*Updated Dec 2010
  • Simple Update
PDF *Updated Dec 2010
  • Merge
PDF*Updated Dec 2010
  • Edit RINs and Pedigrees
PDF*Updated Dec 2010
  • Synchronizing two Databases
PDF*Updated Dec 2010
  • Editing Places
PDF*Updated Dec 2010
  • Importing a GEDCOM using FamilyInsight
  • Reserving Ordinances and Ordinance Tracker
PDF*Updated Dec 2010
  • Repair

Other FamilyInsight PowerPoint Presentations by Ohana Software

Author: Ohana Software

Ohana Software has created this PowerPoint to answer the question of what to do with the "Research-for-Merge" and "Research-for-Trim" notes that you can add in FamilyInsight.

Making a Custom Report for FamilyInsight Research Notes --PowerPoint Presentation

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Hispanic Family History Helps


These pages include presentations on Family History created by generous Spanish speaking Family History devotees. They are created in the Spanish language.

Página Hispánica *** Added Oct 28, 2006

Introduction to Family History

This web site provides a thorough set of lessons in the basics of Family History. It is designed to be a part of the Religion 261 - Introduction to Family History class at Brigham Young University. However, it can be used by anyone wanting to learn about Family History.

To visit the website click here >>

Brigham Young University's Free Family History Courses

Brigham Young University's Department of Independent Study is offering free web courses in Family History. There is quite a variety of Family History Classes including Military Records, Vital Records and an assortment of classes on French, German and Scandinavian Research. Visit their website for a complete list of classes offered.

To visit the website click here >>

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