If you were like me and initially stunned and short of breath upon hearing that FAMILYSEARCH was ending microfilm rental on August 31st, take heart! Yes, rental is ending, but it is being replaced with something far better - DIGITAL RECORDS!
My parents met in the Army. Not only was my mother in the military, but each generation of her family has been involved in major conflicts going back to the Revolutionary War. I am proud of my military ancestors who served for our freedom.
The genealogical community was certainly rattled when Ancestry announced the imminent retirement of Family Tree Maker (FTM) in December 2015. Many people breathed a sigh of relief two months later when Ancestry shared: