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Technology in Action – Technology Helps FamilySearch Hit Major Milestone

Technology in Action - Technology Helps FamilySearch Hit Major Milestone LDS.org, UT - September 12, 2009 FamilySearch volunteers expect to have transcribed more than 325 million names by the end of 2009, just three years after the organization began its online indexing program. The milestone was a number once thought impossible to reach in such a short period of time. In 2006, a few thousand volunteers indexed only 11 million names. But thanks to continuing advances in technology and a growing number of volunteers -- more than 100,000 across five continents -- an estimated half-million individual names are indexed each day. At that rate, Paul ...