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Jason B. Harrison, CG (SM)

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Jason has been engaged in personal and professional genealogical research for over a decade. He received his bachelor's degree in Family History from Brigham Young University in April of 2007. His specialties/interests include New England, Mountain states, and LDS research. Since April of 2007 he has been employed as a United States Research Consultant at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was the recipient of the 2006 Mansfield Scholarship Award in Family History and privileged to intern at the prestigious New England Historic Genealogical Society in Boston, Massachusetts. As a student at Brigham Young University he worked as a Teaching Assistant at the Center for Family History and Genealogy and also as a Research Assistant. When time permits, Jason enjoys pursuing his own ancestral lines.

See also:

  • Elissa Scalise Powell, "Spotlight: Jason B. Harrison, CG," OnBoard 17 (September 2011): 24.

Education

  • BS, Brigham Young University, April 2007, Provo, Utah
  • AS, Weber State University, 2004, Ogden, Utah

Credentials

  • Certified Genealogist (SM) 2010 by the Board for Certification of Genealogists®
  • Currently pursuing a genealogical credential from the International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists®

Professional Experience

  • Family History Library, U.S./Canada Patron Services Supervisor, July 2013 - Present
  • Family History Library, U.S./Canada Research Specialist, April 2007 - Present
  • New England Historic Genealogical Society, Internship, 2006
  • Center for Family History and Genealogy, Brigham Young University,Teaching Assistant, 2006

Awards

  • Best Undergraduate Paper in Utah History, 2007
  • Recipient of Mansfield Scholarship Award in Family History, 2006

Lecturer and Presenter at the following locations:

  • National Genealogical Society, "Virginia: The First Frontier," May 2014
  • National Genealogical Society, "Building New Bridges," May 2013
  • Utah Genealogical Association, "Climbing Your Family Tree," September 2012
  • Utah Genealogical Association - Virtual Chapter Meeting, September 2012
  • South Davis Family History Fair, March 2012
  • Family History Fair, Tooele, Utah, November 2011
  • Saturday Seminar, Riverton FamilySearch Library, September 2011
  • Utah Genealogical Association, "Our Family ~ Our Heritage," 2011
  • Brigham Young University, Conference on Family History & Genealogy, 2011
  • Saturday Seminar, Riverton FamilySearch Library, April 2011
  • Family History Expo: Mesa, Arizona, 2011
  • ICAPGen®, "Becoming an Excellent Genealogist," 2010
  • Saturday Seminar, Riverton FamilySearch Library, October 2010
  • Family History Expo: Denver, Colorado, 2010

Presentations

  • An Overview of New England Research
  • California Great Registers
  • City Directories: More than Names and Addresses
  • Mark Twain's Death Solves Family Mystery: The Value of U.S. Newspaper Research
  • Microfilms and the FHC: A Measure of Growing Success
  • The Bred, the Wed, and the Dead: U.S. Vital Records Overview
  • The Tired, the Poor, the Huddled Masses, and the Wretched Refuse: U.S. Immigration from 1820-1954
  • U.S. Census Techniques and Strategies for Finding Elusive Ancestors
  • How the FamilySearch Wiki Can Help You Help Researchers

Conference Attendance

  • National Genealogical Society, "Virginia: The First Frontier," 2014
  • National Genealogical Society, "Building New Bridges," 2013
  • National Institute of Genealogical Research, Washington, D.C., 2012
  • Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, Advance New England Research, 2012
  • Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, New England and New York, 2011
  • ICAPGen®, "Becoming an Excellent Genealogist," 2010
  • National Genealogical Society, "Follow Your Ancestral Trail," 2010
  • Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, U.S. Military Records, 2010
  • Advanced Genealogical Methods Course, 2009
  • ICAPGen®, "Becoming an Excellent Genealogist," 2008
  • Brigham Young University, "Conference on Computerized Family History and Genealogy," 2007
  • Utah Genealogical Association, Annual Conference, 2007
  • ICAPGen®, "Becoming an Excellent Genealogist," 2007
  • ICAPGen®, "Becoming an Excellent Genealogist," 2006

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