Frequently asked questions

How do I install and open Goldie May?
  1. Visit the Chrome Web Store and search for Goldie May.
  2. Click the blue button "Add to Chrome".
  3. In the dialog box, click "Add extension".
  4. At the top right of Chrome, look for the newly installed Goldie May button, a white "g" inside a black circle.
  5. If you don't see the Goldie May icon, click the puzzle piece icon, look for "Goldie May", then click the "thumbtack" icon. You should now see the "g" button.
  6. Click the "g" button to open Goldie May.
What online services are compatible with Goldie May?

A FamilySearch account is required to sign in.

After you sign in, you can research from FamilySearch Tree or from an Ancestry tree. That is, you need to choose a person from either tree as the basis for your research.

The research log can log any page on the Internet, including records from FamilySearch, Ancestry, MyHeritage, Findmypast, Findagrave, BillionGraves, Google, etc.

Automatic citations are created for FamilySearch and Ancestry records.

The locality features include place-specific links to the catalogs of FamilySearch, Ancestry, MyHeritage, and WorldCat.

Over time, these features will be expanded to include more services.