James L.   Tanner

Is a retired attorney and business owner with over 33 years of experience in genealogical research. James was an intelligence officer during the Vietnam War, has a BA Degree in Spanish, a Masters Degree in Linguistics from the University of Utah, and a JD Degree in Law from Arizona State University.

Schedule

May 02, 2014
2:30 pm : Exploring the Resources of FamilySearch.org and its Family Tree program

(All Levels) FamilySearch.org is the largest and most popular free online genealogy resource on the Internet. This class explores the vast number of original source records on this website as well as the Research Wiki and other tools for helping with genealogical research. FamilySearch.org’s newest program, Family Tree, gives you a free place to share your genealogical data and semi-automates the research process. Login First

 
3:50 pm : Finding your ancestors on Ancestry.com

(All Levels) This class provides a basic introduction to the resources and search strategies for finding you ancestors in Ancestry.com’s huge online database. Ancestry.com is a subscription website but is available in FamilySearch Centers and at most public libraries for free use. The class will demonstrate how to “dig down” into Ancestry.com to get the maximum search capabilities from the database. Login First

 
6:00 pm : Using MyHeritage.com as a Genealogy Finding Aid

(All Levels) The subscription service, MyHeritage.com, has a superior searching capability called Super Search. Along with its companion searching programs, Record Search and Record Detective, sharing your family tree on MyHeritage.com becomes a powerful way to obtain original source documents about your family and attach them to your individual ancestors. Come and learn how this remarkable system works. Login First

 
7:20 pm : Google Goldmine for Genealogists

(All Levels) Come and learn how to use valuable and free Google tools for genealogy. The class will cover maps, blogs, searching on Google and other valuable topics for the beginner and advanced genealogical researcher. Google changes its programs frequently and some of the new developments will be shown and discussed. Login First

May 03, 2014
10:00 am : Exploring the Resources of FamilySearch.org and its Family Tree program

(All Levels) FamilySearch.org is the largest and most popular free online genealogy resource on the Internet. This class explores the vast number of original source records on this website as well as the Research Wiki and other tools for helping with genealogical research. FamilySearch.org’s newest program, Family Tree, gives you a free place to share your genealogical data and semi-automates the research process. Login First

 
11:20 am : Finding your ancestors on Ancestry.com

(All Levels) This class provides a basic introduction to the resources and search strategies for finding you ancestors in Ancestry.com’s huge online database. Ancestry.com is a subscription website but is available in FamilySearch Centers and at most public libraries for free use. The class will demonstrate how to “dig down” into Ancestry.com to get the maximum search capabilities from the database. Login First

 
1:30 pm : Using MyHeritage.com as a Genealogy Finding Aid

(All Levels) The subscription service, MyHeritage.com, has a superior searching capability called Super Search. Along with its companion searching programs, Record Search and Record Detective, sharing your family tree on MyHeritage.com becomes a powerful way to obtain original source documents about your family and attach them to your individual ancestors. Come and learn how this remarkable system works. Login First

 
2:50 pm : Google Goldmine for Genealogists

(All Levels) Come and learn how to use valuable and free Google tools for genealogy. The class will cover maps, blogs, searching on Google and other valuable topics for the beginner and advanced genealogical researcher. Google changes its programs frequently and some of the new developments will be shown and discussed. Login First