This blog is for anyone interested in family history, especially those who are served by the Grove Creek Multi-Stake LDS Family History Center.
Mt. Timpanogos Temple, photo by Rick Satterfield, used with permission
Sunday, August 7, 2011
A Marriage Created by Technology!
This is the QR barcode for the Grove Creek Family History Blog
I am so grateful to live in the area that I do. Family history information abounds, all we have to do is open our eyes! Today in the local newspaper (Daily Herald) there was an article about using barcodes to access your ancestor history! Wow! Wouldn't that be so cool? You have a little QR (QR stands for "quick response") barcode on your ancestor's headstone. When anyone visits, they just point their smartphone at the barcode and they will be linked to a website with pictures, audio clips, stories, and other things about that person! Can you imagine how this could work? I work diligently on my family history, but sometimes it seems that there is no one to share it with. I think that this is a great idea! The creator of this app is Hudson Gunn, president of Code_IT Barcodes. He envisions partnering with organizations like Ancestry.com and the LDS Church that could really push this information out there to everyone! Again, I'm not selling or recommending anything, just passing some very interesting information along to you! Only time will tell if this really is feasible and helpful or not, but I'm sure interested in this new application! Click on either Daily Herald link to read the whole article.