This project is an attempt to take one of the kiosk applications in the Discovery Center and create a similar experience on the web. You will most likely see additional engaging features on the Home Page when you log in.
To learn more about your name and the year you were born, go to: https://familysearch.org/campaign/discover.
You’ll see links to 3 web pages:
Birth Year Summary
Enter the year you were born, and the page shows you population statistics, the price of gas, and the price of a first-class stamp for that year. As you scroll down the page, you can see photos related to that year that have been contributed by the FamilySearch community. You’ll see additional facts about sports events and entertainment. There’s also a list of famous people who were born or died that year.
Try putting in the years that other members of your family were born, and see how the world has changed.
Learn about the history of your name.
- On the Name Meaning page, enter your first and last name.
- To see all the information, click the circle for the First Name. Then click the circle for the Last Name.
See how many people in the United States were given your first name in the year you were born, and see which states they were born in.