learn the tech to trace your roots!

October Salt Lake City Family History Library Retreat 2013

Highlights Agenda Sponsors Exhibits    
Presenters Lodging Maps-Menus Register Now!    

Event Location Address

Salt Lake Plaza Hotel
122 West South Temple
Salt Lake City , Utah 84101
801-521-0130

Click Here to view the Salt Lake Plaza Hotel website.

Event Date/Time

October 28, 2013 8:00 AM - November 1, 2013 7:00 PM

Description and Highlights

Your week at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City is one of the most productive investments you will ever make in your family history! Come learn to research with the pros!

Research Professionals

James L. Tanner : Has a B.A. Degree in Spanish, an M.A. Degree in Linguistics from the University of Utah, and a J.D. Degree in Law from Arizona State University. He has 37 years experience as a trial attorney in Arizona. He also has over 30 years experience in genealogical research and is the author of The Guide to FamilySearch Online. He is an avid Blogger and his genealogy blog, Genealogy's Star is on of the top genealogy blogs in the US. He has been a presenter at a number of Expos and Conferences. He is the former owner of a retail computer business and Apple Macintosh software company. James is the social media coordinator at Family History Expos.
Arlene H. Eakle, Ph.D. : President and founder of The Genealogical Institute, Inc., Dr. Eakle is a professional genealogist with more than 30 years experience in research, consulting, lecturing, and writing. She has addressed more than 600 conferences, expos, seminars, and retreats. An expert in tracing families from New York, Southern U.S., British Isles, Switzerland, and parts of Germany, she claims a 96% success rate. Dr. Eakle writes more than 6 Blogs: Genealogy Evidence (since 2006), Kentucky, Scots-Irish, New York, Tennessee, and Virginia. On the 25th of March 2014, she will launch an exciting new Blog--The Kingdoms: England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and the Isles of the Sea. The focus of this new blog will be the time period before America was settled, up to 1750. Later this year the Genealogy Library Center, Inc., a non-profit genealogy library established by Arlene and her husband Alma Eakle, will be open to the public: With over 100 manuscript collections, including a 6 1/2 ton collection of English research materials; the Holly T. Hansen United States Book Collection (especially Virginia and Kentucky marriage records); and the Conner-Bishop Book Collection of more than 70,000 volumes. Something you may not know about Dr. Eakle: She was an ethnic surname consultant to the US Bureau of the Census and the National Archives for the 1990 Census and she is currently a Celebrating Family History Consultant.
Sharon D. Monson : The founder of 'GenSearch and more,' an author, and frequent conference presenter. She has extensive research experience in courthouses, the Family History Library, and repositories spanning 30+ years. Her class presentations cover a wide range of research methods, useful tips, source document locations and unusual resources.

Maps & Menus

Google Map
122 West South Temple  Salt Lake City Utah 84101

Event Registration Fee

Event Lodging

  • Salt Lake Plaza Hotel at Temple Square
    122 West South Temple
    Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
    Room - Double Queen or King - $75.00

    Please call to guarantee your reservations now 801-521-0130. Please tell the hotel you are with the "Family History Expos" group when making reservations to get our special rate. Cut off date is 27 September 2013. After the cutoff date, reservations will be accepted on a space available basis only at regular rates.

    If you have questions be sure to ask for Rich Williams 801-606-2410. Rich will take very good care of you.

    Parking fee $5.00 per day

    Rollaway fee $10.00 per day

Event Agenda

- Click on a class title to read the class description
- Click on a speaker name to read his or her bio
- Click on the down arrow icon to read the class handout (registeration is required to view handouts)
- Agenda is subject to change without notice

   Print
 

October Salt Lake City Family History Library Retreat 2013 Agenda


Monday, October 28, 2013
8:00 am Step One:
1 Hotel Classroom Navigating the FamilySearch Library   Login First
( All Levels )
Holly T. Hansen
9:00 am Research with Professionals at the FHL 9 am to 5 pm
5:30 pm Step Two:
2 Hotel Classroom The FamilySearch Catalog: Key to the Collections   Login First
( All Levels )
Sharon D. Monson
6:30 pm Break for Dinner or Stay and Ask Questions
 

October Salt Lake City Family History Library Retreat 2013 Agenda


Tuesday, October 29, 2013
8:00 am Step Three:
3 Hotel Classroom Setting Goals to Focus Your Research   Login First
( Experienced )
James L. Tanner
9:00 am Research With Professionals at Family History Library
5:30 pm Step Four:
4 Hotel Classroom Using Microfilms and Microfiche in the Family History Library   Login First
( Beginner )
Sharon D. Monson
6:30 pm Break for Dinner or Research on your own FHL Closes at 9 pm
 

October Salt Lake City Family History Library Retreat 2013 Agenda


Wednesday, October 30, 2013
8:00 am Step Five:
5 Hotel Classroom Understanding the Records   Login First
( All Levels )
Arlene H. Eakle, Ph.D.
9:00 am Research with Professionals at the FHL 9 am to 5 pm
5:30 pm Step Six:
6 Hotel Classroom Making Use of a Research Log   Login First
( All Levels )
James L. Tanner
6:30 pm Break for Dinner or Research on your own FHL Closes at 9 pm
 

October Salt Lake City Family History Library Retreat 2013 Agenda


Thursday, October 31, 2013
8:00 am Step Seven:
7 Hotel Classroom Looking at the Books: Genealogy Data at your Fingertips   Login First
( All Levels )
Arlene H. Eakle, Ph.D.
9:00 am Research With Professionals at Family History Library
5:30 pm Step Eight:
8 Hotel Classroom How to Ask for Help   Login First
( All Levels )
James L. Tanner
6:30 pm Break for Dinner or Research on your own FHL Closes at 9 pm
 

October Salt Lake City Family History Library Retreat 2013 Agenda


Friday, November 01, 2013
8:00 am Step Nine:
9 Hotel Classroom Interpreting Results and Understanding Evidence   Login First
( All Levels )
Arlene H. Eakle, Ph.D.
9:00 am Research With Professionals at Family History Library
5:30 pm Step Ten:
10 Hotel Classroom Organize, Preserve and Share   Login First
( All Levels )
James L. Tanner
6:30 pm Retreat Officially Ends! Thank You to Everyone!
 

October Salt Lake City Family History Library Retreat 2013 Agenda


Saturday, November 02, 2013
8:00 am Take advantage of your time in SLC. Plan to research on your own Saturday using your new research skills.

Event Sponsors

Show Sponsor

Family History Expos, Inc.  


Supported By

FamilySearch  


Major Sponsorship

Celebrating Family History  




Event Contact

For more information contact:
Dan Thomson
dan@fhexpos.com
801-829-8301