Hi I am sorry to say it has been a few years since I was doing family ancestry. Ok so I remember "hope chest" was something that helped to find ancestry. But i forgot how to use it, find it, apply it Can someone help me please? Thank you Ann
@Ann Sharon Davis
Welcome to the "Community.FamilySearch" Forum.
I am just another 'lowly' User/Patron ...
[ And, I happen to be a Member of the Church ... ]
Providing "Hope Chest" is still working; as, I believe that there have been problems/issues with it, of late ...
Here is the Website address for "Hope Chest" ...
That Said ...
There are now a few (well, in fact, many) MORE programmes/applications that one can use ...
Many are available through the "Solutions Gallery" in 'FamilySearch':
[ Where "Hope Chest" does not even appear, any more ... ]
A selection of just some ...
▬ (BYU) Tree_Sweeper
From: Brigham Young University; Family History Technology Lab = https://familytech.byu.edu/
Have you ever found that a particular ancestor was born before their parents? Tree Sweeper will help you to find unlikely or erroneous parts of your tree and will help you to fix them.
Go to "TreeSweeper": https://treesweeper.familytech.byu.edu/start
The "Puzzilla", Descendants Viewer, is a combination of free basic services plus subscription premium services that help researchers see descendants in "Family Tree", of 'FamilySearch', using compact symbols that reveal patterns of incomplete research and other work in collateral-lines. Names and details appear as you move the pointer over the symbols.
Through the "Solutions Gallery" in 'FamilySearch':
▬ Record_Seek ... "Browser" Extension
"RecordSeek" is a FREE Third-Party affiliate product for 'FamilySearch', that enables Users/Patrons to quickly create Family Tree "Sources" from online records. "RecordSeek" places an "Applet" on one's internet "Browser" Bookmarks Bar. This "Applet" is called "RecordSeek" and can be used to autofill the fields used to create a "Source" in Family Tree.
▬ Find_A_Record ... "Browser" Extension (eg. "Chrome" Extension)
Connect your FamilySearch tree to the Find-A-Record Research Assistant.
Quickly connect your FamilySearch tree to Find-A-Record.
Find-A-Record scans your Tree and generates genealogy research opportunities. Opportunities include missing birth or death information, record hints, missing parents, possible missing spouses or children, data problems such as being born after you died, and poorly formatted information. For Member of the Church it also generates opportunities relating to "Temple" Work
▬ Goldie_May ..."Browser" Extension (eg. "Chrome" Extension)
An automatic research log and a set of tools to make your family history research faster and easier.
"Kinpoint" makes it easy to do Family History by providing a customized experience, focused on what matters to you. Quickly find missing information in your family tree and discover insights into the lives of your ancestors.
▬ (Kinpoint) Take a Name ... And, a Application for "Mobile" Devices
"Take a Name", is a Family History application, for Members of the Church, who want to take their own Family names to the Temple. It requires a 'FamilySearch' Account a a Member of the Church.
▬ Eternal_Reminder ..."Browser" Extension (eg. "Chrome" Extension)
"Eternal Reminder", is a FREE service, that allows you to receive an E-mail reminder, to reserve your Ancestor’s "Temple" Work, the Day they turn 110 years old
There are MANY More..
I hope that this may help/assist, somewhat.