April 2, 2014

Inside job: Inmates help further Mormon genealogy work

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Inmates do genealogy research on computers in the Family History Center in the Wasatch unit at the Utah State Prison in Draper. Photo by Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune

Inmates do genealogy research on computers in the Family History Center in the Wasatch unit at the Utah State Prison in Draper. Photo by Al Hartmann | The Salt Lake Tribune

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SALT LAKE CITY (RNS) Inmates who volunteered at Utah State Prison Family History Centers last year indexed more than 2 million records. They also put in approximately 50,000 hours of personal family research.