A Comment on Legacy of Faithful Women.
Dear FamilySearch Community,
I sent the following message this morning after receiving email showing my ancestors in the Legacy of Faithful Women project. Perhaps someone here can answer my question about how to share....
"What a treasure to wake to find a message sharing the Legacy of Faithful Women in my mail this morning!
I served for 16 years at the Trail Center at Historic Winter Quarters seeking information of pioneer ancestry for visitors. I am a member of the Historical Pioneer Research Group, Inc. as well as having served a mission, and that group has worked with others to create an database of those who were in the Winter Quarters, Kanesville area 1846 – 1863 or so.
I am a convert to the church and thought that I was the only member in my family at the time of my baptism. When the Church began the “View My Relationship” link I found that wasn’t so as most of the pioneers I did research on (and there were hundreds) I am related to. The story of sisters you sent to me through the Legacy of Faithful Women is such a blessing. I descend from these strong faithful women. They are from my father’s line, a line I felt had never even had the opportunity to hear the restored gospel. Yet, they walked were I have walked in historic areas of Winter Quarters and Kanesville and the surrounding areas. They did hard things and that grit came down through the generations, they are an inspiration to carry on even in the face of my life difficulties.
Is it possible to share this presentation of my family to others, perhaps on Facebook?
Thank you so much for sharing!"
@LateyThuresa What an amazing find. I would be so thrilled. I have pioneer ancestors and too have walked where they walked, it was a very spiritual experience. My husband and I both have ancestors buried in the Winter Quarters cemetery. If there is a church Facebook page, perhaps a ward or stake page, I would share it. I am unaware if the Church has a Facebook page you can share it on. I would love you to join and share this on Ancestor Treasures Community. I am not sure I answered your question, but I enjoyed you sharing it.0
You may also be able to share this on FB or where you would desire by copying and pasting the URL and give a brief explanation of the information found on the URL. The thing is that the person looking at the information would need to sign into FamilySearch to view it; in other words, be registered on FamilySearch. Also when going to the Legacy page of your ancestor there are the icons you can click on where you can share it on Facebook which takes you to a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Facebook page or you can email, etc. Blessings to you as you figure out a way to share the way that you would like to.0
@LateyThuresa I just read your story today, thanks for sharing. I have a similar story my sister and I are the only members in our family of 12. We converted to the church in our twenties but a few years after one another. Like you, we really thought we were the only pioneers. About two years ago, I found out that my mother's great grandmother was a member of the church, thereafter I was able to trace her side of the family we had so many ancestors that were members of the church who kept very good records. Their records took me back as far as the 1400s connecting me with many other ancestors.
Needless to say, it was a wonderful discovery and a prayer answered to be able to break through some brick walls in my genealogy. I am still working on my dad's line of brick walls.0