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=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
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==== Brigham City Family History Fair and Open House  ====
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'''Brigham City Family History Fair<br>Saturday, March 14, 2015<br>1:00 to 6:30 pm'''
  
===== ''Families Together . . . Past and Present''  =====
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<u></u>1:00-1:40
  
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<u>Welcome and Keynote Address</u> - "Bonding With Our Ancestors" Jerry Earl Johnston
  
Location: Brigham City Famiy History Center, 531 N 100 W, Brigham City
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1:50-2:50<br><u>Discovering Roots Through Interviews </u>- Learn techniques for talking to relatives to discover your family stories. Kathy Bradford
  
Come as a family and enjoy activities for children, youth, and adults.  
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<u>Getting Started with FamilySearch</u> - Learn the basics of navigation and strategies for editing, duplicates, sources, photos and more. Annette Shepherd
  
'''8:30 – 9:20 Keynote Speaker, Norm Albiston and Dedication of Center by President Robert Davis'''
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<u>Evidence Analysis</u> - This class will discuss the Genealogy Proof Standard (GPS), how to differentiate between primary and secondary sources and what constitutes direct and indirect evidence. A case study will be used to demonstrate the application of these principles. Boyd Nielsen, AG
  
'''1st Session – 9:30 am – 10:20 am'''<br>Involving Youth in Family History – the Time is Now&nbsp;&nbsp; -&nbsp; Eleanor Jensen<br>Solving Problems in Family Tree&nbsp; -&nbsp; Barry Evans<br>Preserving Memories through Oral History&nbsp; -&nbsp; Michael Palmer <br>Genealogy Merit Badge
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<u>RootsTech Video - FamilySearch Family Tree 2014 and Beyond</u>, Ron Tanner
  
'''2nd Session – 10:30 am – 11:20 am'''<br>Strengthening Families through Generational Stories&nbsp; -&nbsp; Eleanor Jensen<br>Solving Problems in Family Tree&nbsp; -&nbsp; Barry Evans<br>Digitizing Family Photos &nbsp; -&nbsp; Michael Palmer<br>Genealogy Merit Badge
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3:00 - 4:00
  
'''3rd Session – 11:30 am – 12:20 pm'''<br>Beginning Family History&nbsp; -&nbsp; Linda Peterson<br>Preserving Memories through Oral History&nbsp; -&nbsp; Michael Palmer<br>Genealogy’s NOT Just for Grandmas – How YOU can start your family history TODAY&nbsp; -&nbsp; Lisa Moncur<br>Genealogy Merit Badge
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<u>Once Upon a Time </u>- Learn how to write your ancestors’ stories so they will be enjoyed for generations. Kathy Bradford
  
'''Ongoing activities – 9:30 am – 1:00 pm'''<br>  
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<u>Finding Names through Descendancy Research</u> - Learn how to find and document cousins that need temple ordinances. Annette Shepherd
  
*Research help - Sign up for a free 25-minute appointment with Boyd Nielsen, an accredited genealogist, to get help with a specific research problem. Look for the sign-up sheet at the welcome table in the main foyer.
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<u>Beginning Research</u> - Learn the basics of getting started and using FamilySearch and other online resources. Linda Peterson
*Children’s activities - Crafts, story time, games, and more in the Cultural Hall. We request children be accompanied by a parent.
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*Family photos - Pose for a fun photo with your family
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*Center Open House - Come by and see the resources available at the Center
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*Videos - Relax a few moments while watching inspirational and informative videos
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*Refreshments - Enjoy a cookie break!<br><br>
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'''Class Descriptions'''<br><u>Involving Youth in Family History from Research to the Temple - Eleanor C. Jensen</u><br>In this class you will discover the joy of Family History using Family Tree to research, record, add &amp; clear names, and be ready to perform baptisms for your own ancestors. Understand why Elder Bednar said, “You have been prepared for this day and to build up the kingdom of God. You are here upon the earth now to assist in this glorious work.” This class is for youth, beginners, Family History Consultants, and anyone desiring to help others learn the simplicity of Family History and Family Tree.
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<u>RootsTech Video - You've Mastered teh Census and Basic Search, What Next?</u> Karen Auman
  
<u>Solving Problems in Family Tree – Barry Evans</u><br>This class will help you help you learn how to fix problems in FamilySearch Family Tree.
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4:10 - 5:10
  
<u>Preserving Memories Through Oral History – Michael Palmer</u><br>This class teaches how to prepare for and create a video history of family events Sharing family memories through oral histories is an excellent way to connect generations
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<u>Using Audio and Video Recordings to Preserve Family Memories</u> - Learn the techniques for capturing audio recordings and preparing for recording video journals to preserve family stories. Michael Palmer
  
<u>Genealogy Merit Badge</u><br>Exploring your roots—where your family name came from, why your family lives where it does, what your parents and grandparents did for fun when they were your age—can be fascinating. This class will help you work on several of the requirements for the merit badge.  
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<u>What’s New in FamilySearch</u> - Learn the latest features and updates to FamilySearch. Barry Evans
  
<u>Strengthening Families through Generational Stories – Eleanor C. Jensen</u><br>In this class, you will learn how to recognize, find, write, and organize your family stories into a book, making your family stories readily available for guidance and inspiration. A family story that teaches a lesson becomes a guiding beacon for your family while binding roots and branches together<br>  
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<u>Genealogy Websites</u> - Explore the best websites for discovering your family. Susan LaVelle<u></u>  
  
<u>Digitizing Family Photos – Michael Palmer</u><br>This class teaches the basics of scanning family photos. It covers file formats, photo editing, organization and storage of digital photos.
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<u></u><u>RootsTech Video - 6 Steps to Choreograph Your Research Across the Internet</u><u></u> Janet Hovorka
  
<u>Beginning Family History – Linda Peterson</u><br>Do you want to get started with your family history but don’t know where to begin? This class is for you. You will learn the basics of how to get started and what to do next.
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<u>5:20 - 6:20</u>  
  
<u>Genealogy’s NOT Just for Grandmas How YOU can start your family history TODAY – Lisa Moncur</u><br>This FUN class is for youth and will show how they can participate NOW in family history.<br>
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<u>Scanning and Photo Editing -&nbsp;</u>Learn the best ways to scan, edit, and preserve precious family photos and documents. Michael Palmer
  
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<u>Fixing Problems in Family Tree</u> - Learn strategies for correcting problems in Family Tree Barry Evans
  
==== Monthly Class Schedule  ====
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<u>DNA for Family History</u> - Learn the basics of genetic genealogy and how it can help your research. Julie Johnson
  
'''All classes are held in the Training Room of the Family History Center. Please register in advance by calling the Brigham City Family History Center at 723-5995.'''
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<u>Rootstech Video - Getting the Most Out of Ancestry.com</u> Crista Cowan
  
Thursday Oct 3 - 6:00 pm - Family Tree Questions and Answers, taught by Barry Evans<br>This class provides answers to questions about Family Tree. Brother Evans is a missionary for Family Search and has the answers to solve problems in Family Tree. Come with questions and learn more about Family Tree.
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Other Activities
  
Wednesday Oct 9 - 10:00 am - Roots Magic Beginning, taught by Vicki Rasmussen<br>This class teaches how to use Roots Magic Software to record ancestors and families. Learn the various features of the program to enhance your family research and connect to Family Tree.  
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2:00 - 6:30 Free 30-minute Research Consultation with accredited genealogist. Sign up in the Family History Center day of fair.
  
Wednesday Oct 9 - 6:00 pm - Family Tree Photos &amp; Stories, taught by Joyce Palmer<br>This class teaches how to upload photos and stories to Family Tree. Participants should bring photos and stories stored on a removable drive to practice using these features of Family Tree.  
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1:40 - 6:30 Refreshments and exhibits in the Cultural Hall throughout the fair.
  
Thursday Oct 10 - 2:00 pm - Internet Research Class, taught by Linda Peterson<br>This class teaches how to use different sites on the internet to find information for genealogy and some basic research skills in helping find names for the temple.  
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No registration is required.  
  
Thursday Oct 10 - 6:00 pm - Family Tree Questions and Answers, taught by Barry Evans<br>This class provides answers to questions about Family Tree. Brother Evans is a missionary for Family Search and has the answers to solve problems in Family Tree. Come with questions and learn more about Family Tree.
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Come join us for an informative and inspiring day!<br>  
  
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==== Monthly Class Schedule  ====
  
Tuesday Oct 15 - 1:00 pm - Family Tree Beginning, taught by Ann Jones<br>This class teaches the basics of Family Tree from logging on to maneuvering through different aspects on the tree page and the person page. Adding information and searching will also be taught if time during the lesson.
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'''All classes are held in the Training Room of the Family History Center. Please register in advance by calling the Brigham City Family History Center at 723-5995.'''
 
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Monday Oct 21 - 1:00 pm - Ancestral Quest Beginning, taught by Mikhael Trimnal<br>This class teaches how to use Ancestral Quest Software to record ancestors and families. Learn the various features of the program to enhance your family research and connect to Family Tree.  
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Tuesday Oct. 22 - 1:00 pm - Family Tree Intermediate, taught by Ann Jones<br>This class teaches how to reserve ordinances for the temple, editing information and relationships on our family tree. Merging and sourcing are also taught.
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Tuesday Oct 22 - 6:00 pm - Internet Research class, taught by Linda Peterson<br>This class teaches how to use different sites on the internet to find information for genealogy and some basic research skills in helping find names for the temple.
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Wednesday Oct 23 - 10:00 am - Roots Magic Users Group, taught by Vicki Rasmussen<br>This class teaches how to use Roots Magic Software to record ancestors and families. Learn the various features of the program to enhance your family research and connect to Family Tree.  
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Wednesday Oct 23 - 6:00 pm - Oral History, taught by Michael Palmer<br>This class teaches how to prepare for and create a video history of family events Sharing family memories through oral histories is an excellent way to connect generations.
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Tuesday, Mar 3 - 6:00 p.m. - Ancestry.com Workshop, taught by Sue LaVelle
  
Thursday Oct 24 - 6:00 pm - Family Tree Questions and Answers, taught by Barry Evans<br>This class provides answers to questions about Family Tree. Brother Evans is a missionary for Family Search and has the answers to solve problems in Family Tree. Come with questions and learn more about Family Tree.  
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This is a follow-up class from the week before. This will be hands-on practical use of Ancestry.com.  
  
Wednesday Oct 30 - 10:00 am - Oral History, taught by Michael Palmer<br>This class teaches how to prepare for and create a video history of family events. Sharing family memories through oral histories is an excellent way to connect generations. <br>Monday Nov 4 - 10:00 am - Family Tree Beginning, taught by Annette Sheperd<br>This class teaches the basics of family tree from logging on to maneuvering through different aspects on the tree page and the person page. Adding information and searching will also be taught if time during the lesson.
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Saturday, March 7 – 10:00 a.m. - Google Search Techniques, taught by Michael Palmer<br>Learn how to utilize Google searches to locate family information.  
  
Wednesday Nov 6 - 6:00 pm - Photo Digitization, taught by Michael Palmer<br>This class teaches the basics of scanning family photos. It covers file formats, photo editing, organization, and storage of digital photos. You will learn how to prepare photos so they can be uploaded to Family Tree.
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Saturday, March 21 - 10:00 a.m. - Using Partner Subscription Websites, taught by Joyce Palmer<br>If you’ve signed up for subscriptions with the partner websites but are not sure what to do next, this class is for you! Come and learn how these partnerships can provide new resources for finding your family.  
  
Thursday Nov 7 - 6:00 pm - Family Tree Questions and Answers, taught by Barry Evans<br>This class provides answers to questions about Family Tree. Brother Evans is a missionary for FamilySearch and has the answers to solve problems in Family Tree. Come with questions and learn more about Family Tree.
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Monday, March 23 – 1:00 p.m. - Ancestry.com, taught by Sue LaVelle<br>Ancestry.com is a powerful internet site that is a major factor in family history research. Learn how to navigate this site and learn the "ins and outs" of researching.  
  
Tuesday Nov 12 - 10:00 am - Legacy Sources, taught by Anita Olsen<br>This class teaches how to use the software program, "Legacy" in recording your sources. Question and answers will also be given about this software program.
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Wednesday, March 25 - 10:00 a.m. - RootsMagic User Group. Taught by Vicki Rasmussen<br>This group meets the 4th Wednesday of every month. Learn more details about the Roots Magic software program and get answers to questions about this program. Beginners are welcome.  
  
Thursday Nov 14 - 2:00 pm - Internet Research Class, taught by Linda Peterson<br>This class teaches how to use different sites on the internet to find information for genealogy and some basic research skills in helping find names for the temple.
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Wednesday, March 25 – 6:00 p.m. - FamilySearch Tips and Tricks, taught by Anita Olsen AG <br>Learn helpful tips and tricks to get the most out of FamilySearch.  
  
Thursday Nov 14 - 6:00 pm - Drop Box, taught by Anita Olsen<br>This class provides instruction on using "Drop Box", a program to store, share and retrieve information. Learn how to use "Drop Box" for sharing your family information, photos and stories and for your personal use.
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Thursday, March 26 - 6:00 p.m. - RootsMapper and Other Fun Sites, taught by Linda Peterson<br>Learn about programs that work with FamilySearch to help you learn more about your ancestors.  
  
Monday Nov 18 - 10:00 am - Family Tree Intermediate, taught by Annette Sheperd<br>This class teaches how to reserve ordinances for the temple, editing information and relationships on our family tree. Merging and sourcing are also taught.
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Monday, March 30 – 1:00 p.m. - Ancestry.com, taught by Sue LaVelle<br>This is a follow-up to the March 23 class. This will be hands-on practical use of Ancestry.com.  
  
Tuesday Nov 19 - 6:00 pm - Internet Research Class, taught by Linda Peterson<br>This class teaches how to use different sites on the internet to find information for genealogy and some basic research skills in helping find names for the temple.
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Tuesday, March 31 - 6:00 p.m. - Online Sites for British Research, taught by Linda Peterson<br>Learn about free online websites for British research and how to use them effectively. <br>
  
Wednesday Nov 20 - 6:00 pm - Family Tree Photos &amp; Stories, taught by Joyce Palmer<br>This class teaches how to upload photos and stories to Family Tree. Participants should bring photos and stories stored on a removable drive to practice using these features of Family Tree.
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<br>Please call the Brigham City Family History Center at 435-723-5995 to register for the class you wish to attend.<br><br><br><br>
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==== Staff Training Meeting  ====
 
==== Staff Training Meeting  ====
  
Thursday, October 17 at 6:00 pm<br>  
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Thursday, March 19 at 6:00 pm<br>  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 17:45, 28 February 2015

Brigham City
Family History Center
Address
531 N 100 W
Brigham City, Utah
Telephone
435-723-5995
Email
ut_brighamcity@ldsmail.net
Hours
Mon: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tue-Thurs: 9:00 am – 8 pm
Fri-Sat: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
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Calendar and Events

Brigham City Family History Fair
Saturday, March 14, 2015
1:00 to 6:30 pm

1:00-1:40

Welcome and Keynote Address - "Bonding With Our Ancestors" Jerry Earl Johnston

1:50-2:50
Discovering Roots Through Interviews - Learn techniques for talking to relatives to discover your family stories. Kathy Bradford

Getting Started with FamilySearch - Learn the basics of navigation and strategies for editing, duplicates, sources, photos and more. Annette Shepherd

Evidence Analysis - This class will discuss the Genealogy Proof Standard (GPS), how to differentiate between primary and secondary sources and what constitutes direct and indirect evidence. A case study will be used to demonstrate the application of these principles. Boyd Nielsen, AG

RootsTech Video - FamilySearch Family Tree 2014 and Beyond, Ron Tanner

3:00 - 4:00

Once Upon a Time - Learn how to write your ancestors’ stories so they will be enjoyed for generations. Kathy Bradford

Finding Names through Descendancy Research - Learn how to find and document cousins that need temple ordinances. Annette Shepherd

Beginning Research - Learn the basics of getting started and using FamilySearch and other online resources. Linda Peterson

RootsTech Video - You've Mastered teh Census and Basic Search, What Next? Karen Auman

4:10 - 5:10

Using Audio and Video Recordings to Preserve Family Memories - Learn the techniques for capturing audio recordings and preparing for recording video journals to preserve family stories. Michael Palmer

What’s New in FamilySearch - Learn the latest features and updates to FamilySearch. Barry Evans

Genealogy Websites - Explore the best websites for discovering your family. Susan LaVelle

RootsTech Video - 6 Steps to Choreograph Your Research Across the Internet Janet Hovorka

5:20 - 6:20

Scanning and Photo Editing - Learn the best ways to scan, edit, and preserve precious family photos and documents. Michael Palmer

Fixing Problems in Family Tree - Learn strategies for correcting problems in Family Tree Barry Evans

DNA for Family History - Learn the basics of genetic genealogy and how it can help your research. Julie Johnson

Rootstech Video - Getting the Most Out of Ancestry.com Crista Cowan

Other Activities

2:00 - 6:30 Free 30-minute Research Consultation with accredited genealogist. Sign up in the Family History Center day of fair.

1:40 - 6:30 Refreshments and exhibits in the Cultural Hall throughout the fair.

No registration is required.

Come join us for an informative and inspiring day!

Monthly Class Schedule

All classes are held in the Training Room of the Family History Center. Please register in advance by calling the Brigham City Family History Center at 723-5995.

Tuesday, Mar 3 - 6:00 p.m. - Ancestry.com Workshop, taught by Sue LaVelle

This is a follow-up class from the week before. This will be hands-on practical use of Ancestry.com.

Saturday, March 7 – 10:00 a.m. - Google Search Techniques, taught by Michael Palmer
Learn how to utilize Google searches to locate family information.

Saturday, March 21 - 10:00 a.m. - Using Partner Subscription Websites, taught by Joyce Palmer
If you’ve signed up for subscriptions with the partner websites but are not sure what to do next, this class is for you! Come and learn how these partnerships can provide new resources for finding your family.

Monday, March 23 – 1:00 p.m. - Ancestry.com, taught by Sue LaVelle
Ancestry.com is a powerful internet site that is a major factor in family history research. Learn how to navigate this site and learn the "ins and outs" of researching.

Wednesday, March 25 - 10:00 a.m. - RootsMagic User Group. Taught by Vicki Rasmussen
This group meets the 4th Wednesday of every month. Learn more details about the Roots Magic software program and get answers to questions about this program. Beginners are welcome.

Wednesday, March 25 – 6:00 p.m. - FamilySearch Tips and Tricks, taught by Anita Olsen AG
Learn helpful tips and tricks to get the most out of FamilySearch.

Thursday, March 26 - 6:00 p.m. - RootsMapper and Other Fun Sites, taught by Linda Peterson
Learn about programs that work with FamilySearch to help you learn more about your ancestors.

Monday, March 30 – 1:00 p.m. - Ancestry.com, taught by Sue LaVelle
This is a follow-up to the March 23 class. This will be hands-on practical use of Ancestry.com.

Tuesday, March 31 - 6:00 p.m. - Online Sites for British Research, taught by Linda Peterson
Learn about free online websites for British research and how to use them effectively.



Staff Training Meeting

Thursday, March 19 at 6:00 pm


 

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