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Stephen P. Morse Presents at Family History Expo in Sacramento May 2-3, 2014

Stephen P. Morse Presents at Family History Expo in Sacramento May 2-3, 2014

One-step Webpages by Stephen P. Morse is a website that contains tools for finding immigration records, census records, vital records, and for dealing with calendars, maps, foreign alphabets, and numerous other applications. Stephen Morse received both the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Outstanding Contribution Award from the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies. He received the Award of Merit from the National Genealogical Society  here in the U.S., the first ever Excellence Award from the Association of … Read entire article »

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Family History Retreat at the FamilySearch Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah

Family History Retreat at the FamilySearch Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah

We love family history and know you do too! Come join us April 7-12, 2014 at the Family History Retreat in Salt Lake City, Utah. We have set up an opportunity for you to learn first hand how to research and use the Family History Library onsite and at home. You don’t have to be a professional to research like one! We have set up this event to assist you in focusing on the principles and … Read entire article »

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16 Documents Associated with a Single Marriage Contract, Really?

This year we are offering a series of Genealogy and Local History Retreats in various cities. At the Retreat we will be assisting attendees to learn about and understand the six basic record types used successfully by professionals to get the best results and break down research barriers that others seem to have such difficulty with. One of the basic record types we will be discussing is “Marriage Records.” You may think, “DOH! That’s a no brainer!” But, did you know at the time a marriage takes place there may be 16 original documents associated with it? Let me describe some of them to you. We’ll break them down into two time periods, before the marriage and after the marriage. Before the Marriage there is evidence of the “Intent to Marry” with … Read entire article »

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Free Webinar and Heritage Collector Software

Free Webinar and Heritage Collector Software

We have a special gift for all of our readers this Christmas. A free download of Heritage Collector Standard and a free Webinar to teach you how to use it. Join us on Monday December 16th at 10:00 am to learn how Heritage Collector will help you organize your photos, create photo collections, and index between collections. It allows use of hotspots on photos to identify individuals in the photo, create slide shows, and add … Read entire article »

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New Events for 2014

New Events for 2014

We would like to wish our readers a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! 2013 has truly been a wonderful ‘Birthday Year’ for Family History Expos. Each of you have played a big part in the celebration. During the past ten years we have organized and executed literally hundreds of events. Personally, I (Holly) have listened to thousands of fascinating family history research and brick wall stories, thanks for sharing. I have also heard many … Read entire article »

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Genealogy and Local History Celebration

Genealogy and Local History Celebration

Come celebrate family history this month! Family History Expos is kicking off our first Genealogy and Local History Celebration in Morgan, Utah November 22-23, 2013. Everyone is invited to attend. Friday we will tour the Historic Summit County Courthouse, Cemeteries, Morgan County Library, Morgan FamilySearch Center and enjoy a delicious dinner at Larry’s Spring Chicken Inn in Morgan. Saturday classes offered include Genealogy FUNdamentals, Organization, Basic Sources, and more. For full details click here. Cost for this two … Read entire article »

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Hurry, the deadline approaches for the Salt Lake City Family Library Retreat 2013

Hurry, the deadline approaches for the Salt Lake City Family Library Retreat 2013

The October Salt Lake City Family History Library Retreat 2013 is fast approaching. If you have put off registering, the event is fast approaching. The Salt Lake City Family History Library Retreat 2013 will be held on October 28 to November 1, 2013. Accommodations and classes will be held at the Salt Lake Plaza Hotel, 122 West South Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101, just steps away from the Family History Library. Click on this … Read entire article »

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Historic Nauvoo Family History Expos Genealogy Research Retreat

Historic Nauvoo Family History Expos Genealogy Research Retreat

Historic Nauvoo, Illinois will be the site of a Family History Expos Genealogy Retreat on October 17th through October 20th. You are all invited to participate with our research professionals in learning about family history in an environment full of history. The Retreat will be held at the Nauvoo Family Inn & Suites, 1875 Mulholland Street, Nauvoo, Illinois. Nauvoo is located on a big bend in the Mississippi River and was the site of many of … Read entire article »

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Attention Mesa and St. George Family History Expo Attendees

Family History Expos is supporting the RootsTech conference February 6-8, 2014. We are not holding our annual Expos in Mesa or St. George this coming year. We look forward to seeing you at RootsTech and some of our other events in 2014. This was not an easy decision for us to make. But we are excited to see the St. George and Mesa local Family History Centers creating amazing events to serve the research needs in their areas. We know it is time to serve new areas where there is a need for more educational opportunities and family history events. We are setting up on the 2014 Expo Schedule now and will be posting more events over the next few weeks. Watch for additional Retreats and Expos in 2014 as we finalize … Read entire article »

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Invitation to the October Family History Library Retreat 2013

Invitation to the October Family History Library Retreat 2013

The October Family History Library Retreat 2013 will take place from October 28 to November 1 at the Salt Lake Plaza Hotel just steps aways from the Library. Presented by Family History Expos, this is a great opportunity to get some serious individual research help at the Family Search Library from top notch research consultants. Each day begins with a one hour class at the hotel and then all day at the Library with another … Read entire article »

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