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.


July 13, 2015
8:00 am : Religious Unrest in Europe Affects Migrations to America

(All Levels) Learn how religion of our ancestors was greatly influenced by religious events in Europe. There is tremendous value in studying religious migrations. It gives you community context for the family and biographical details for family histories. Discovering the place of origin is key to problem solving family history questions. Religious migrations, once identified, lead you to a geographical location with different records and resources available for research. Look for the whole family and the community they were a part of.

July 15, 2015
5:30 pm : Census Techniques and Strategies for Locating Family Members

(All Levels) Census research is a vital step to thoroughly investigating and locating clues to building whole families. In this class we will look at the different access points available for census records today. We will refine searching techniques and look at strategies to improve your success in census records.