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Compiling the Second Generation

Compiling the Second Generation

After you have gathered and compiled your first generation you begin to recognize tools and documents that will assist you as you begin work on the second generation. At this point I recommend you have a desktop computer software application to assist you with organization. One that will interface with FamilySearch and other websites is recommended. Using a software program will assist in organization and quick retrieval of your data. I use Celebrating My Family Tree … Read entire article »

Filed under: Family History Education, Research Tips

Some Major Genealogical Libraries and Repositories of Interest

Some Major Genealogical Libraries and Repositories of Interest

There are major collections of genealogically important source materials located in libraries all across the United States. It is very likely that important source material is located in a library nearby where you live and where your ancestors lived. As a genealogical researcher, you cannot afford to ignore local libraries and the collections they contain. While local libraries usually contain valuable information that may not be available at any other location, there are also some major … 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 »

Filed under: Expo News, Press Releases

Are You Attending RootsTech in Person or Virtually?

Are You Attending RootsTech in Person or Virtually?

This evening official RootsTech bloggers will descend on Salt Lake City, we are all excited to learn and share all that we can with you. If you are attending RootsTech it is a sure bet you will not be able to attend every class on your wish list. But you can depend on others attending classes to be blogging, tweeting, and talking about their experiences via social media too. For those of you who are not … Read entire article »

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Look back at the Georgia FamilyHistory Expo

Last weekend passed all too fast, from our arrival in Atlanta on Thursday until our departure on Sunday after the Expo, we were in a whirlwind of activity. Friday morning was spent getting everything ready for the presentations. The vendors were setting up their booths and classrooms had to be set up for sound and projectors. Before we knew it, it was ready to start. We had an outstanding opening keynote address by Robert S. Davis. His review of the Georgia genealogical resources was phenomenal. We also heard about the recent controversy over closing down the Georgia Archives. A last minute reprieve by the Governor of Georgia barely keeps the facility open for a few more months. One of the first and finest state archives is in danger of being entirely ruined … Read entire article »

Filed under: Expo News, Press Releases

Arlene H. Eakle, Ph.D. Keynote for Arizona Expos

Arlene H. Eakle, Ph.D. Keynote for Arizona Expos

We are pleased to announce Arlene H. Eakle, Ph.D. as our keynote presenter for both of our upcoming Arizona Expos in Yuma and Mesa. Dr. Eakle, is the president and founder of The Genealogical Institute, Inc. and a professional genealogist since 1962. She holds both MA and Ph.D. in English History (University of Utah) and an Associate degree in Nursing (Weber State University). She has completed post-graduate computer, web design and ecommerce courses (Bridgerland Applied Technical … Read entire article »

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