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The UGA South Davis Family History Fair is a popular annual event that occurs in the spring and is sponsored by the Utah Genealogical Association. Formerly held at Bountiful High School it moved to Woods Cross High School in 2013 to accommodate the many people who attend.

2015 South Davis Family History Fair! -- Saturday, April 11, 2015

Woods Cross High School
600 West 2200 South
Woods Cross, UT 84087

Saturday, April 11 - Starts 8:00 AM Saturday’s program will start with a keynote speaker,Dr. Paul McCarty, speaking on “Family History: Turning Hearts, Healing Ourselves”. Paul and his wife, Rebecca, are the Offender Transition Coordinators for LDS Correctional Services (Region 3). They travel the state of Utah setting up offender transition programs with involvement in family history and indexing wherever LDS volunteers and Church Service Missionaries serve in incarceration facilities such as prisons, jails, and youth centers. Paul also teaches at BYU in Family Marriage Counseling and Abnormal Psychology with adjunct assignments between the School of Family Life and the Department of Psychology. Dr. McCarty states, “Being actively involved in family history has a miraculous protection and healing upon us all. This is especially true with those who may find themselves burdened with destructive choices and behaviors. My presentation will share how family history can overcome family estrangements as it builds bridges between the generations. It can offer us personal strength and emotional healing as it binds us to our beloved ancestors by preserving and sharing their histories and keepsakes.”

After the keynote speaker there will be over 90 classes to choose from ranging from beginners to experts, local to foreign, and low tech to the newest technological advances in genealogical research. There is a special DNA track featuring one of Utah's foremost DNA specialists, Angie Bush, and her associates that will explain how DNA helps genealogically, what tests are available, which tests to use and how to interpret the results.

Registration includes the electronic syllabus containing the handouts for all classes. A printed syllabus is available for an additional cost.

Go to for more information and to register.


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