Genealogy – sacred responsibilities – Mormon Quotes

Encyclopedia of Mormonism, pg. 538; Genealogy is a record of lineage showing the descent of a person or family from an ancestor or ancestors. Searching for and compiling genealogical information are sacred responsibilities to Latter-day Saints. Therefore, extensive activity is conducted by the Church and by members to obtain and record vital statistical information, to compile family histories, and to strengthen family ties both on earth and in the hereafter.

1 Timothy 1:4Neither give heed to fables and endless genealogies, which minister questions, rather than godly edifying which is in faith: so do.

They ought to check out the vital statistics of Utah.  Suicide is often the leading cause of death.

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