Holly T.   Hansen

President and Founder of Family History Expos, Inc.: A lifelong resident of Croydon, Utah, Holly is a family history educator with more than 20 years experience. Although she sponsors elaborate events, she also enjoys helping people one-on-one as they learn how to make technology work for them. Author, lecturer, editor, and publisher, Holly devotes time every day to education.

Schedule

November 09, 2015
8:00 am : Overview of Major American Wars:
Colonial and National Periods

(All Levels) This overview, and the subsequent classes in this Military Library Learning Experience, will focus on the area that is now known as the United States of America. We will get a brief look at the major wars affecting the Colonial Period and those wars following the birth of The United States of America.

 
5:30 pm : Using FamilySearch Resources to Locate Military Records

(All Levels) Learn to locate military records using resources at the Family History Library, FamilySearch Research Wiki, and the FamilySearch Catalog.

November 10, 2015
5:30 pm : Reading Old Style Handwriting: An Essential Research Skill

(All Levels) You will be looking at old English handwritten records. There is no typing, no transcription and it's just your eyes and hard to read words on a page. This class compares writing styles from different time periods and discusses common phrases in old documents.