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.


October 13, 2017
3:00 pm : Ready, Set, G.O.!

(Beginner) Get organized and set up a winning program for your genealogical research. Learn the principles of research and gain an understanding of the basic sources used by the experts.

4:00 pm : Step-by-Step Search Procedure and Strategies

(All Levels) Learn how to build a solid foundation for your research project and begin to build your arsenal of research strategies.

October 14, 2017
1:30 pm : Use Smart Technology for Research

(All Levels) Learn about automated record hinting, online document storage, billions of digitized source documents in thousands of archive websites, and more.

2:30 pm : Visualizing Historical Boundaries

(All Levels) Learn about jurisdictional boundaries to locate and use research resources. Learn about tools to help you visualize your ancestor’s world with tools of today.

3:30 pm : Creating a Digital Family History Research Library

(All Levels) Learn about online free sites, university libraries online, major public libraries online, and subscription websites that have resources you need. The fun part is that you can take it all with you in your pocket.