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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, November 17, 2012 / 9:00 a.m. - noon  ===
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=== Saturday, March 16, 2012 / 9:00 a.m. - noon  ===
 
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==== '''9:00 a.m.'''  ====
 
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*Keynote Address - "'''The Genealogy of Temple Record Keeping'''" - Ruth Ellen Maness<br>
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*Keynote Address - "'''Ah Ha! &nbsp;I'm a Genealogist and Lovin' It'''" - Barry Ewell<br>
  
This month’s keynote speaker, Ruth Maness, will help you understand “The Genealogy of LDS Temple Record Keeping.” This presentation will address, in chronological order, the major programs and processes used for temple name submissions. It will also show you where and how to find the resultant temple record dates and help you to avoid duplication in submitting names for temple ordinance work. <br>
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==== '''10:00 a.m.'''  ====
  
Ruth Ellen Maness is an Accredited Genealogist®, and Senior Research Consultant in the Nordic Unit at the Family History Library. She is a coauthor of Passport to Paradise: The Copenhagen "Mormon" Passenger Lists and Legacy of Sacrifice: Missionaries to Scandinavia, 1872–94. She is a popular lecturer, having given presentations at the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) conference, the National Genealogical Society (NGS) conference, BYU Genealogy and Family History conferences, and local and regional seminars and conferences. She has also been an instructor for the Utah Genealogical Association’s Salt Lake Institute, and the BYU Salt Lake Center. She is an author and columnist of Scandinavia–Questions and Answers in Heritage Quest magazine and Everton’s Genealogical Helper. <br>  
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*“'''Utilizing Online Resources of the Midwest'''" - Luana Darby<br>
  
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*'''"Searching Ancestry.com'''" - Echo King<br>
  
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*"'''Church of England Parish Registers'''" - Apryl Cox<br>
  
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*"'''Digging Up Death Records Online'''" - Lorraine Bourne<br>
  
*“'''Your Family's Temple Work:&nbsp; Think It's All Done?&nbsp; Think Again!'''" - Diane Loosle
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==== '''11:00 a.m.''' ====
  
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*'''"Census Techniques and Strategies"''' - Jason Harrison<br>
  
*'''"Navigating the Globe with Google'''" - Devin Ashby
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*'''"Ancestry.com Online FamilyTrees"''' - Echo King &nbsp;
  
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*"'''The 'Shady' Side of the Family Tree: &nbsp;Prison, Criminal, Asylum Records and More'''" - Bret Petersen<br>
  
*"'''German Research Part 1:&nbsp; Beginning Research in Germany'''" - Michael Grimshaw
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*"'''Danish Military Levy Rolls'''<span style="font-weight: bold;" />" - Linda Baker<br>
  
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=== Future Seminar Keynote Presenters:&nbsp; &nbsp;  ===
  
*"'''Families and the War Between the States:&nbsp; Getting to Know Your Civil War Era Ancestors'''" - Yvonne Curry
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April:&nbsp; Paul Nauta
  
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May:&nbsp; Karen Clifford
  
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=== American Sign Language  ===
  
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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.  
  
*"<span style="font-weight: bold;">Many Are Called, but Few Have All the Answers - Helping Consultants Work with Ward Members" (</span><span style="font-weight: bold;">Panel Discussion) - Marci Wahlquist and Sherry Zealley
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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.<br>  
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=== Saturday, March 9, 2013 / 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.  ===
  
*"'''Trained to Text and Tweet for a Reason:&nbsp; How Youth are Propelling Family History Work Forward'''" - Suzanne Curley
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==== Scouts must prepare for the workshop by doing the following: ====
  
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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.)
  
*"'''German Research Part 2:&nbsp; German Life Events and Their Records'''" - Tamra Stansfield
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If these items are '''completed and brought''' to the workshop, all other requirements for the merit badge can be finished at the workshop and authorized personnel can certify the completion of the merit badge.
  
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==== Genealogy Merit Badge Resource Links  ====
  
*"'''Ancestral Quest, Legacy and RootsMagic Compared'''" - Bud Wood<br>
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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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Revision as of 15:43, 22 February 2013

 

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3740 West Market Center Drive
(13175 South)

Riverton, Utah 84065-8026
801-240-9601


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Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
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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, March 16, 2012 / 9:00 a.m. - noon

9:00 a.m.

  • Keynote Address - "Ah Ha!  I'm a Genealogist and Lovin' It" - Barry Ewell

10:00 a.m.

  • Utilizing Online Resources of the Midwest" - Luana Darby
  • "Searching Ancestry.com" - Echo King
  • "Church of England Parish Registers" - Apryl Cox
  • "Digging Up Death Records Online" - Lorraine Bourne

11:00 a.m.

  • "Census Techniques and Strategies" - Jason Harrison
  • "Ancestry.com Online FamilyTrees" - Echo King  
  • "The 'Shady' Side of the Family Tree:  Prison, Criminal, Asylum Records and More" - Bret Petersen
  • "Danish Military Levy Rolls" - Linda Baker

Future Seminar Keynote Presenters:   

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.

Saturday, March 9, 2013 / 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.

Scouts must prepare for the workshop by doing the following:

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 finished 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