Riverton FamilySearch Library/Events

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The library offers a free seminar every third Saturday of the month. An opening session is held at 9:00 a.m. featuring a keynote address. Following this session attendees are offered four choices of presentations at both 10:00 and 11:00 a.m.  
 
The library offers a free seminar every third Saturday of the month. An opening session is held at 9:00 a.m. featuring a keynote address. Following this session attendees are offered four choices of presentations at both 10:00 and 11:00 a.m.  
  
=== Saturday, January 19, 2012 / 9:00 a.m. - noon  ===
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=== Saturday, February 16, 2012 / 9:00 a.m. - noon  ===
  
 
==== '''9:00 a.m.'''  ====
 
==== '''9:00 a.m.'''  ====
  
*Keynote Address - "'''The Family Tree is Released!&nbsp; Now What?'''" - Ron Tanner<br>
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*Keynote Address - "'''Baby Steps to Genealogical Maturity'''" - Robert Raymond<br>
  
 
==== '''10:00 a.m.'''  ====
 
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*“'''But She Died in Upstate New york in the 1850's - How Can I Identiry Her Parents?'''" - David Ouimette
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*“'''German Life Events and Their Records'''" - Tamra Stansfield
  
 
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*'''"Introduction to Indexing'''" - Brad Jensen
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*'''"Assembling Complex Evidence'''" - Warren Bittner
  
 
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*"'''Family History for Those with Tongan Ancestry'''" - Molitika Vaivaka
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*"'''Your Ancestors in the Nespapers?&nbsp; Read All About It!'''" - Ron Ray
  
 
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*"'''The 3 C's of Irish Research'''" -&nbsp;Judith Eccles Wight<br>
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*"'''Using Online Image Storage in Family History'''" - Tom Stubben<br>
  
 
==== '''11:00 a.m.'''  ====
 
==== '''11:00 a.m.'''  ====
  
*'''"Who Made the Bread?&nbsp; Reconstructing Life in Your European Ancestral Hometown"''' - Peggy Ryskamp
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*'''"Researching Your Scottish Ancestors"''' - Raymon Naisbitt
  
 
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*'''"Scanning Images and Using Them Online"''' - Sarah Morrow
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*'''"Preserving Evidence"''' - Warren Bittner
  
 
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*"'''Immigration and Emigration Records'''" - Pat Jensen
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*"'''Quakers and Their Records'''" - Lisa Arnold
  
 
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*"<span style="font-weight: bold;">A Few of My Favorite Things in Irish Research</span>" - Judith Eccles Wight<br>
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*"'''Genealogy Apps'''<span style="font-weight: bold;" />" - Sue Maxwell<br>
  
 
=== Future Seminar Keynote Presenters:  ===
 
=== Future Seminar Keynote Presenters:  ===
 
February:&nbsp; Robert Raymond
 
  
 
March:&nbsp; Barry Ewell&nbsp;  
 
March:&nbsp; Barry Ewell&nbsp;  
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=== American Sign Language  ===
 
=== American Sign Language  ===
  
The keynote address at each seminar will be interpreted in ASL.&nbsp;<br>  
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The keynote address at each seminar will be interpreted in ASL.<br>
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== Boy Scout Workshop / Genealogy Merit Badge  ==
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Presented by Sean and Keith Wahlquist<br>No registration is necessary.
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The library offers a monthly workshop to assist Boy Scouts with their Genealogy Merit Badge. The workshop is held the second Saturday of each month from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
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'''10:00 - 11:30 a.m. / 2nd Saturday'''
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Feb 9: "Genealogy Merit Badge"
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==== Scouts must prepare for the workshop by doing the following before coming:  ====
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1) Interview a family member about their life. The interview can be completed by telephone, e-mail or letter and the information learned must be recorded; <br>2) Complete a four-generation pedigree chart. Make sure this includes information about at least one ancestor who was living in 1930; <br>3) Complete two family group sheets (one listing your parents and your family, and another listing one of your parents and their parents and siblings); and <br>4) Bring a blue merit badge card (which can be obtained from the Scoutmaster.)
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If these items are completed and brought to the workshop, all other requirements for the merit badge can be completed at the workshop and authorized personnel can certify the completion of the merit badge.
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==== Genealogy Merit Badge Resource Links  ====
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[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Special:Search?fulltext=true&search=Boy+Scout+Merit+Badge+in+Genealogy Boy Scout Merit Badge in Genealogy - FamilySearch Wiki ]<br>[http://usscouts.org/mb/worksheets/Genealogy.pdf Boy Scouts of America Genealogy Merit Badge Workbook - BSA ]<br> <br>
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(13175 South)

Riverton, Utah 84065-8026
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Upcoming Events

Saturday Seminar 

The library offers a free seminar every third Saturday of the month. An opening session is held at 9:00 a.m. featuring a keynote address. Following this session attendees are offered four choices of presentations at both 10:00 and 11:00 a.m.

Saturday, February 16, 2012 / 9:00 a.m. - noon

9:00 a.m.

  • Keynote Address - "Baby Steps to Genealogical Maturity" - Robert Raymond

10:00 a.m.

  • German Life Events and Their Records" - Tamra Stansfield


  • "Assembling Complex Evidence" - Warren Bittner


  • "Your Ancestors in the Nespapers?  Read All About It!" - Ron Ray


  • "Using Online Image Storage in Family History" - Tom Stubben

11:00 a.m.

  • "Researching Your Scottish Ancestors" - Raymon Naisbitt


  • "Preserving Evidence" - Warren Bittner

 

  • "Quakers and Their Records" - Lisa Arnold


  • "Genealogy Apps" - Sue Maxwell

Future Seminar Keynote Presenters:

March:  Barry Ewell 

April:  Paul Nauta

May:  Karen Clifford

American Sign Language

The keynote address at each seminar will be interpreted in ASL.

Boy Scout Workshop / Genealogy Merit Badge

Presented by Sean and Keith Wahlquist
No registration is necessary.

The library offers a monthly workshop to assist Boy Scouts with their Genealogy Merit Badge. The workshop is held the second Saturday of each month from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

10:00 - 11:30 a.m. / 2nd Saturday

Feb 9: "Genealogy Merit Badge"

Scouts must prepare for the workshop by doing the following before coming:

1) Interview a family member about their life. The interview can be completed by telephone, e-mail or letter and the information learned must be recorded;
2) Complete a four-generation pedigree chart. Make sure this includes information about at least one ancestor who was living in 1930;
3) Complete two family group sheets (one listing your parents and your family, and another listing one of your parents and their parents and siblings); and
4) Bring a blue merit badge card (which can be obtained from the Scoutmaster.)

If these items are completed and brought to the workshop, all other requirements for the merit badge can be completed at the workshop and authorized personnel can certify the completion of the merit badge.

Genealogy Merit Badge Resource Links

Boy Scout Merit Badge in Genealogy - FamilySearch Wiki
Boy Scouts of America Genealogy Merit Badge Workbook - BSA