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Houston Family History Expo to Feature Oral History Expert

Paul Adjei, CEO at Worldbiz Business. Mr. Adjei lives in Kumasi-Ghana. He collects and preserves oral genealogical data and is currently preserving the history of one of the most powerful tribes in West Africa called the Akan. He manages 20 field staff performing research on this tribe. He will be presenting about oral histories at the Family History Expo in Houston, Texas on April 6th and 7th, 2012 at the Houston Marriott South at Hobby Airport, 9100 Gulf Freeway. Mr. Adjei’s first presentation is called The Importance of Oral Genealogical Research in Ghana, but this class is valuable to all family historians even if you do not have ancestors from Ghana. Oral genealogy is the systematic collection of living people’s testimony about … Read entire article »

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Story@Home 2012

No matter how you tell your stories – through your family history, at your child’s bedside, on your blog, or from a stage – your stories matter. Join us for a conference that will change the way you see your stories and the world, and help you connect in new ways with those you cherish most. The Story@Home 2012 Conference will be held at the LDS Conference Center Theater & Joseph Smith Memorial Building, on the corner of Main Street and South Temple in Salt Lake City, Utah on March 09, 2012  starting at 1:00 pm  and ending on March 10, 2012   5:00 pm. Workshops and performances by award-winning storytellers, performers and speakers, will help you explore ways to use the power of story … Read entire article »

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Schedule available for Houston Family History Expo 2012

The Houston Family History Expo 2012 is in the last stages of planning. The initial schedule for the presentations is now online. Lisa Louise Cooke, Producer and Host of the Genealogy Gems Podcast. In addition to authoring the Genealogy Gems News Blog, she is the author of the books The Genealogist’s Google Toolbox and Genealogy Gems: Ultimate Research Strategies, and the Google Earth for Genealogy DVD series, as well as a writer, instructor and podcaster for Family Tree Magazine. The closing Keynote will be by Holly T. Hansen, President of Family History Expos, Inc. Holly has helped thousands understand the techniques and technology to trace their roots in today’s ever-changing technological environment. She received a B.A. in History from Weber State University and continues … Read entire article »

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If you live within driving distance of North Platte, Nebraska–Have we planned a super Family History EXPO–just for you!

Coming  just for you, Thursday 16 June 2011, a super Family History Expo: FREE Exhibit Hall FREE Keynote Address 14  Classes and Technology Demonstrations to choose from Door PRIZES and Prize Drawings every hour Dinner with your Favorite Genealogists–be sure to register Ask-the-Pros your hardest genealogy questions Just for you! We planned the classes and demos just for you! Close to home at the Holiday Inn Express, 300 Holiday Frontage Rd, North Platte NE 69101.  (If you stay overnight, room discounts available for EXPO attendees.) Registration at 4:00 pm sharp, classes begin at 5:00 pm and continue all evening.  $55.00 online registration until 15 June 2011– http://FamilyHistoryExpos.com or call in your registration to ShyAnna at 801-829-3295.  $60.00 at … Read entire article »

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