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Bloggers at the Colorado Family History Expo

Bloggers at the Colorado Family History Expo

The 2010 Colorado Family History Expo in Loveland was a smashing success! If you didn’t get a chance to go, that’s ok. These great bloggers will fill you in on the genealogy education, shopping and fun had by all. Blogger of Honor Ruby Coleman chronicles her Expo adventures for the You Go Genealogy Girls blog: Are We There Yet? A Learning Experience Books about Genealogy People at the Expo Becky Jamison of the Grace and Glory blog is another Blogger of … Read entire article »

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Are You At The Expo?

Are You At The Expo?

We have been setting up for the Colorado Expo today and things are looking great!  The Embassy Suites here in Loveland are a beautiful facility to stay, relax and attend an Expo.  The exhibitors are setting up their booths in the vendor hall and I even saw a blogger in the halls. We are excited about this Expo and all that is being offered.  Our Friday Night at the Movies event is going to be amazing … Read entire article »

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Congratulations, Ancestry.com!

Congratulations, Ancestry.com!

Family History Expos would like to congratulate long-time sponsor Ancestry.com for winning five National Silver ADDY® Awards for their “My Story” television as campaign. The American Advertising Federation receives over 60,000 entries annually for ADDY® consideration. Each award represents the “true spirit of creative excellence” in the advertising world so Ancestry.com’s FIVE honors are quite an accomplishment! Ancestry.com is a valued sponsor of the Family History Expos. We are thrilled that their successful My Story campaign … Read entire article »

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June 2010 Family History Expos Newsletter

June 2010 Family History Expos Newsletter

The Colorado Expo is almost here! This week’s Expo in Loveland,  Colorado will feature presentations from genealogical experts, an exhibit hall and a special event called Friday Night at the Movies with Family History Expos.  This special event will include a screening of  Forgotten Ellis Island by filmmaker Laurie Conway and a light buffet.  You can add this event to your registration for only $28.00.  Come join us as we learn, eat and discuss this … Read entire article »

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Weekly Tip: LDS Research

Weekly Tip: LDS Research

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints began with a question a 14-year-old farm boy named Joseph Smith had about which church he should join. Over its 175-year existence the church has had a rich history that includes oversea immigration treks to the pioneer trail through the United States ending in the Salt lake Valley. As we look at resources available to those wanting to know more about their Mormon ancestors, please know that … Read entire article »

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What’s New for the Colorado Expo?

What’s New for the Colorado Expo?

Are you going to the Colorado Family History Expo?  This is going to be a great Expo with opportunities for learning, networking and fun!  Just some of the highlights include: Keynote address by Beau Sharbrough Virtual presentations by Maureen Taylor, the Photo Detective Exhibit Hall with over 28 vendors 89 presentations occurring over 2 days presented by expert genealogists Opportunities to consult with professional genealogists about your brickwall for free Bloggers bringing you the latest updates from Expo and Much More… We just … Read entire article »

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Family History Expos Welcomes Amy Coffin

Family History Expos Welcomes Amy Coffin

Family History Expos is proud to announce that Amy Coffin has joined us as our Social Media Coordinator . Amy is well known as the blogger of the We Tree Blog.  We Tree was named one of Family Tree Magazine’s Top 40 Genealogy Blogs for 2010. About blogging, Amy says, “I use my blog to meet others, share my genealogy experiences, give advice and expand my research. I love genealogy blogging and teaching others to do … Read entire article »

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Weekly Tip: Church Records as Vital Record Substitutes

Weekly Tip: Church Records as Vital Record Substitutes

One of the first things we learn as family historians is to find the vital records, birth, marriage and death certificates, for our ancestors.  But what we quickly figure out is that civil registration wasn’t always in effect in the United States. To figure out when civil registration began in the state you are researching, check out a guide like the Redbook, now available online at the Ancestry.com Wiki. Typically, in the United States depending on when … Read entire article »

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