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=== Calendar and Events  ===
 
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'''Upcoming Events'''  
 
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::Register your children online as Ancestor Detectives to participate in this year's family activity program. Engage your children in family history through a fun, motivational game. To register or download the Ancestor Detective Assignment Book, click on the links below: <br>
 
::Register your children online as Ancestor Detectives to participate in this year's family activity program. Engage your children in family history through a fun, motivational game. To register or download the Ancestor Detective Assignment Book, click on the links below: <br>
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:[http://mfamilysearch.org/AncestorDetectiveAssignmentBook.pdf Click here to download the Ancestor Detective Assignment Book]<br><br>
 
:[http://mfamilysearch.org/AncestorDetectiveAssignmentBook.pdf Click here to download the Ancestor Detective Assignment Book]<br><br>
  
:'''Free Annual Family History Fair: 1 March 2014.&nbsp;''' <br>
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;'''Super Scanner Days: 15, 16, 17 May 2014''' <br>  
  
:Reserve the date for the center's biggest and best annual opportunity to update your family history skills in this all-day event with free lunch. This year's theme is "Me and My Tree—Family History for Everyone." Jeff Hawkins, product manager of FamilySearch Family Tree will give our keynote address. Other notable instructors include Tim Cross, product manager for FamilySearch; Brad Young, product manager of FamilySearch Photos and Stories; Todd Powell, manager of Family Tree mobile app; and Bruce Buzbee, president of RootsMagic. These and other experienced family history instructors will present over twenty classes this year, including a special course designed specifically for high priest group leaders and a track especially for youth. For those who attended in the past, we will be at a new venue this year, Mapleton North Stake Center, 475 North 1600 West (Highway 89), Mapleton, Utah.
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:Due to overwhelming demand in April, a second round of scanning is scheduled for May. The FamilySearch High Speed Scanner is once again coming to the Mapleton Family History Center for a limited time. The scanner is capable of scanning approximately 700 photos per hour. Sign up sheets will be available beginning April 21st at the Mapleton Family History Center.<br><BR>
  
:[http://mfamilysearch.org/FairSchedule.pdf Click here to see the 2014 class schedule]
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;'''Monthly Consultants Meeting: 5 June 2014 at 7:00 p.m.''' <br>
  
:[http://www.mfamilysearch.org/2014fair.jpg Click here to see the 2014 Fair Poster]
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:If you have a family history calling or are a high priest group leader, join us for training, inspiration, encouragement, and treats.<br><br>
  
:[https://plus.google.com/107585573931824666191/about?hl=en&gl=us Click here for a map to the Mapleton North Stake Center]
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=== '''Class Schedules'''  ===
  
:[http://mfamilysearch.org/2014handouts.htm Click here to see the 2014 class handouts]
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Check our class schedule for a current list of classes below. We have classes on many Sunday and Thursday nights. We also have classes on some weekdays during the daytime. Check back frequently for updated schedules as we add new classes. For class suggestions contact class coordinator Guy Black at lawutah@gmail.com<br>
  
:[http://mfamilysearch.org/StakeLayout.pdf Click here to see the Mapleton North Stake Center layout]
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<center>'''July 2014 Mapleton Family History Center Class Schedule'''</center>  
:[http://mfamilysearch.org/Children.pdf Click here to download a collection of family history pages for children]<br><br>
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;'''Monthly Consultants' Meeting: 3 April 2014 at 7:00 p.m.''' <br>
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:If you have a family history calling or are a high priest group leader, join us for training, inspiration, encouragement, and treats.
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=== '''Class Schedules'''  ===
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Check our class schedule for a current list of classes below. We have classes on many Sunday and Thursday nights. We also have classes on some weekdays during the daytime. Check back frequently for updated schedules as we add new classes. For class suggestions contact class coordinator Guy Black- lawutah@gmail.com<br>  
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<center>'''March 2014 Mapleton Family History Center Class Schedule'''</center>  
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| Saturday
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Mar 1
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| 8:30 AM TO 3:00 PM
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| Annual Family History Fair
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| Reserve the date for the center's biggest and best annual opportunity to update your family history skills in this all-day event with free lunch. This year's theme is "Me and My Tree—Family History for Everyone." Jeff Hawkins, product manager of FamilySearch Family Tree will give our keynote address. Other notable instructors include Tim Cross, product manager for FamilySearch; Brad Young, product manager of FamilySearch Photos and Stories; Todd Powell, manager of Family Tree mobile app; and Bruce Buzbee, president of RootsMagic. These and other experienced family history instructors will present over twenty classes this year, including a special course designed specifically for high priest group leaders and a track especially for youth. For those who attended in the past, we will be at a new venue this year, Mapleton North Stake Center, 475 North 1600 West (Highway 89), Mapleton, Utah.
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| Many Talented Instructors
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| Wednesday
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Mar 5
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| 1:00 PM
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| Using Tree Connect to Add Sources to Family Tree
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| Learn how to use this tool to quickly and easily attach sources
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| John and Laurel Francis
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| Thursday
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Mar 6
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| 7:00 PM
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| Consultant
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Training
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| Training for Mapleton &amp; Mapleton North Stake Family History Consultants, High Priest Group Leaders, and Center Staff
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| Charlie and Patti Coombs
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| Sunday  
 
| Sunday  
Mar 9
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July 6
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| 6:00 PM  
 
| 6:00 PM  
| Effective Use of the Steve Morse Website
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| Basic Photo Editing<br>
| An introduction to using this invaluable site with tools for finding immigration records, census records, vital records, and for dealing with calendars, maps, foreign alphabets, and numerous other applications.  
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| Learn how to improve your family history photographs using basic photo editing techniques. The class will cover image cropping, color correction, image enhancement, simple photograph repairs, and adding metadata.  
| Barbara J. Starkey
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| Ken Cox
 
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| Tuesday
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Mar 11
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Sunday
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| Writing Personal Histories and Stories
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July 6
| Learn how to write and preserve your legacy for your descendants.
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| James Baird
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| Wednesday
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Mar 12
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| 1:00 PM
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| Beginning Family Tree
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| An introduction to FamilySearch Family Tree
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| John and Laurel Francis
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| Thursday
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Mar 13
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| 7:00 PM  
 
| 7:00 PM  
| Writing a Family Story by Searching FamilySearch Historical Records
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| Youth Consultant Class
| Learn how to analyze the documents on FamilySearch Historical records and use the information found to expand your knowledge of your ancestors and their life story. Case studies will be used to show how you can create an exciting life story.
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| Mapleton Family History Center Resources
| Liz Snow
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| Patti Coombs<br>
 
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| Sunday  
 
| Sunday  
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July 13
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| 6:00 PM  
 
| 6:00 PM  
| FamilySearch Family Tree Made Easy with RootsMagic 6
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| Publish a Family History Book Using Picaboo Yearbooks and Facebook
| An overview by the president of RootsMagic on how to effectively use RootsMagic 6 to share data, sources, and notes with FamilySearch Family Tree. The class includes instruction on viewing and restoring changes on Family Tree.  
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| Come support Carol Hill, visiting us from the Lindon, Utah Family History Center. She will demonstrate how to publish high quality inexpensive books with Picaboo Yearbooks. She will also teach how to publish Facebook pages in book form in only ten minutes.  
| Bruce Buzbee, president of RootsMagic
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| Carol Hill
 
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| Tuesday
 
Mar 18
 
| 10:30 AM
 
| Puzilla and Then What?
 
| Using Puzilla in coordination with Family Tree to find descendants for temple work. The class will demonstrate how to extend lines using Puzilla and FamilySearch or other sources.
 
| James Baird
 
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| Wednesday
 
Mar 19
 
| 1:30 PM
 
| Adding Photos and Stories to Family Tree
 
| Learn how to add interest and depth to your Ancestors' Family Tree page by posting photographs and stories from their lives.
 
| John and Laurel Francis
 
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| Thursday
 
Mar 20
 
| 7:00 PM
 
| CENTER CLOSED IN THE EVENING FOR CAUCUS MEETINGS
 
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| Youth Consultant Class<br>
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| Teaching Techniques and Working with People<br>
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| Lisa Sommerfeldt<br>
 
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| Sunday  
 
| Sunday  
Mar 23
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July 20
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| 6:00 PM  
 
| 6:00 PM  
| Family History: 15 Minutes at a Time
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| Tips for a Family History Trip
| Have you avoided working on Family History because of time factors? This class will focus on specific strategies to break family history projects into manageable bites. We will discuss how to pick up and put down projects without wasting time remembering where you were ended and thus be able to use the time you do have to accomplish more actual work.  
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| Its not too late to plan a summer genealogy get away or to think about one for next year. This class will cover pre-trip planning, packing lists, on-site research tips, how to keep the kids entertained and engaged, and what to do when you get back.  
| Patti Coombs
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| Guy Black
 
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Mar 27
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| Going Digital With Your Genealogy
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| Imagine having your family history information available where ever you are. This is the advantage of going digital with your genealogy. This class will focus on starting where you are right now and moving into digitally storing files and recording information in a manageable way. Overviews of cloud storage, more popular digital note taking programs, and scanning will all be discussed.
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| Patti Coombs
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Mar 30
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| Puzilla: A New Way to Find Temple Names
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| Do you think your family history is done? Having trouble finding family names for temple work? Solve the puzzle with this new tool certified to work with FamilySearch Family Tree.
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| Dan Barton
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| Tuesday
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April 1
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| 10:30 AM
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| Using the FamilySearch Wiki
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| An introduction to using this invaluable resource to further your family history research.
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| James Baird
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July 24
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| Consultant Training
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| Training for Mapleton &amp; Mapleton North Stake Family History Consultants, High Priest Group Leaders, and Center Staff
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| PIONEER DAY. Center Closed.<br>
| Charlie and Patti Coombs
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July 27
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| GENERAL CONFERENCE. No Classes.
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| Thursday
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April 10
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| 7:00 PM  
 
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| Effective Use of the Steve Morse Website
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| Youth Consultant Class<br>
| This website allows for searching passenger lists, many censuses, selected city records, and some UK and Canadian records using criteria that search only targeted information. See how to sync this search engine to Ancestry.com <br>  
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| Searching for My Ancestors <br>  
| Barbara Starkey
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| Amberly Beck<br>
 
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| Sunday
 
April 13
 
| 6:00 PM
 
| Descendancy Research
 
| If you are running into dead ends and brick walls researching your ancestors, maybe it is time to try a different approach. Finding your ancestors' descendants may help you expand your tree and find temple work. Come learn the techniques and tools of descendancy research.
 
| Amberly Beck
 
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| Tuesday
 
April 15
 
| 10:30 AM
 
| Beginning Genealogy on FamilySearch
 
| Much has changed in family history during the last two years. If you have not been involved in genealogy recently, this class is your opportunity to start finding out about the basics of finding your ancestors today.
 
| James Baird
 
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| Wednesday
 
April 16
 
| 1:30 PM
 
| Using Source Tracker on CreateFan.com
 
| Is your family tree on FamilySearch adequately sourced? Find out using this simple internet tool.
 
| John and Laurel Francis
 
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| Thursday
 
April 17
 
| 7:00 PM
 
| Beginning Research in 19th-century England
 
| Come learn how to start researching your English ancestors
 
| Janice Scott
 
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April 20
 
 
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| Thursday
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April 24
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| They're Not Names, They're People: Bringing Ancestors to Life Through Stories and Photos <br>
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| Rather than a class on using Photos and Stories in FamilySearch Family Tree, this class will explore ways to put stories and photos together to turn the hearts of those who have not yet taken the plunge into family history. <br>
| Online Swedish Parish Records
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| Laurie Whiting <br>
| Learn where to find and how to use online Swedish Parish Records, including Birth, Marriage, Death/Burial, Moving-In, Moving-Out, and Household Examination records. The class will cover basic Swedish terminology and teach you to conduct parish research and attach records to Family Tree even if you cannot speak Swedish. This is a beginner's class.
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| Guy Black
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April 27
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| 6:00 PM
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| Youth Class: The Search for Lost Souls and Buried Records
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| A class designed especially for youth; pirate-themed family history.
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| Lisa Sommerfeldt
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| Tuesday
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April 29
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| 10:30 AM
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| Writing and Adding a Story to FamilySearch Family Tree  
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| Learn the basics of properly preserving your ancestors' histories on Family Tree
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| James Baird
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| Wednesday
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April 30
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| 1:30 PM
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| Solve the Puzzle of Descendancy Research
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| An overview of how to use Puzzilla.com in coordination with FamilySearch Family Tree to find family names to take to the temple.  
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| John and Laurel Francis
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| German Handwriting
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| Learn the basics of reading German handwriting
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| Joe Everett
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| Finding and Adding Sources to FamilySearch Family Tree
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| Sources are the foundation of good family history research. Learn how to find sources on FamilySearch and attach them to your ancestors' pages on Family Tree.
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| James Baird
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| 7:00 PM  
 
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| Consultant Training
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| Youth Consultant Class<br>
| Training for Mapleton &amp; Mapleton North Stake Family History Consultants, High Priest Group Leaders, and Center Staff
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| Finding People Who Need Temple Work  
| Charlie and Patti Coombs
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| Guy Black<br>
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| Sunday
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| 6:00 PM
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| Copyright Law
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| Learn what you can and cannot post to FamilySearch Family Tree. An introduction to the basics of copyright law for genealogists.
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| Guy Black
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| Wednesday
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May 14
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| 1:30 PM
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| Reserving Names for Temple Work  
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| Learn the process of reserving names for temple work and discover the rules about who you can and cannot take to the temple.
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| John and Laurel Francis
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May 15
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| Online is Not the Only Option: Effective Use of Microfilm &amp; Fiche
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| Online searches are not the only option for family history. Learn how to access microfilm and fiche, when to use them, how to search for them, and how to order them. See examples of how to use them to further your family history and add to the resources available online.
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| Amberly Beck
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May 18
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| Tuesday
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May 20
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| Preserving Your Legacy by Recording Your History
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| Perhaps your most important family history task is to do yourself what your descendants cannot do. Writing your own history is a task best done by you. Learn how best to preserve your legacy for future generations
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| James Baird
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May 22
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| 7:00 PM
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| The Genealogical Proof Standard
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| Join us as we outline a process accepted by professional genealogists as the gold standard in proving our trees.
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| Guy Black
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| Sunday
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May 25
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| 6:00 PM
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| A Comprehensive Guide to Military Records
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| Join a veteran family history researcher as she shares her guide to learning about your ancestors from military records
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| Barbara Starkey
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| Tuesday
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May 27
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| 10:30 AM
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| Using Online Newspapers for Family History
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| One infrequently-used resource for family history is the rapidly-expanding collection of searchable digitized newspapers available for online research. Join us to discover how to tapped this resource to further your genealogy.
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| James Baird
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| Wednesday
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May 28
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| 1:30 PM
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| Adding Sources to Family Tree
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| Learn how to find and add sources to FamilySearch Family Tree.<br>  
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| John and Laurel Francis
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| Thursday
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May 29
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| 7:00 PM
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| Blogging for Beginners
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| Learn how blogging can help you advance your family history. Learn how to set up a free blog and create posts. This class will focus on the basics of using Wordpress as your blogging format.
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| Amberly Beck
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| Teaching Techniques and Working with People<br>
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| Lisa Sommerfeldt<br>
 
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Federal Census Records
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An overview of the information found on each census, with an emphasis on the most helpful census questions. Case studies illustrate how the census can help you grow your tree and identify missing family members.
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| The Genealogical Proof Standard<br>
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| Join us as we outline a process accepted by professional genealogists as the gold standard in proving our trees. Learn the difference between primary and secondary evidence, original and derivative sources, and direct and indirect evidence. A class for beginning genealogists and those who want to learn how to prove their lines. Class participation with practical examples. <br>
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Publishing Family Histories: Traditional vs. Online
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On overview of the means, benefits, challenges, and costs of publishing a family history. The class compares and contrasts traditional publishing with online print-on-demand publishing and demonstrates the process of publishing a book online.
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<br> '''Miscellaneous Classes''' How to Use our Scanners at the FHC (by appt. only) email Guy Black for a Wednesday night appointment at lawutah@gmail.com.  
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'''Miscellaneous Classes''' How to Use our Scanners at the FHC (by appt. only) email Guy Black for a Wednesday night appointment at lawutah@gmail.com.  
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'''To be on a class notification email list''' email Guy Black at lawutah@<nowiki>gmail.com</nowiki>
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'''To be on a class notification email list''' email Guy Black at lawutah@gmail.com  
  
 
'''For class suggestions''' email the class coordinator Guy Black at lawutah@gmail.com.
 
'''For class suggestions''' email the class coordinator Guy Black at lawutah@gmail.com.
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==== Collections  ====
 
==== Collections  ====
  
:[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''Family History Library Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
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:[https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog '''FamilySearch Catalog:'''] This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
  
 
:''(List additional collections you have such as the types of books and microfilm you have on indefinite loan; though you will not want to list every single item you have. Just give visitors to this page a general idea of your resources.)''
 
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:We need consultants for any of our shifts, but have special needs during the day on Thursdays and on Tuesday afternoons. We would also like to open the center on Friday mornings in the future.
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=== Other Resources  ===
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:Posted below are links to resources from prior conferences, summer programs, and other non-current materials.
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:[http://mfamilysearch.org/FamilyHistorySummerActivitySheet3-6.pdf Click here to see the 2013 Family History Summer Activity Sheet for ages 3 to 6]
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Revision as of 23:55, 18 July 2014

FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.
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Contents

Center Contacts and Hours

Location and Map:

Address: 1215 N. 1000 W. Mapleton, Utah. (Enter on the Southwest corner of the building.)

Click Here for a Map to the Mapleton Utah Family History Center

Phone: 801-489-2999

E-mail: ut_mapleton@ldsmail.net

Open Hours:

Monday: 10 AM to 1 PM

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 10 AM to 4 PM and 7 - 9 PM

Sunday: 5 - 8 PM

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Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

2014 Family Activity Program
Register your children online as Ancestor Detectives to participate in this year's family activity program. Engage your children in family history through a fun, motivational game. To register or download the Ancestor Detective Assignment Book, click on the links below:
Click here to register your children for the Mapleton Family History Activity
Click here to download the Ancestor Detective Assignment Book

     Super Scanner Days: 15, 16, 17 May 2014

Due to overwhelming demand in April, a second round of scanning is scheduled for May. The FamilySearch High Speed Scanner is once again coming to the Mapleton Family History Center for a limited time. The scanner is capable of scanning approximately 700 photos per hour. Sign up sheets will be available beginning April 21st at the Mapleton Family History Center.

     Monthly Consultants Meeting: 5 June 2014 at 7:00 p.m.

If you have a family history calling or are a high priest group leader, join us for training, inspiration, encouragement, and treats.

Class Schedules

Check our class schedule for a current list of classes below. We have classes on many Sunday and Thursday nights. We also have classes on some weekdays during the daytime. Check back frequently for updated schedules as we add new classes. For class suggestions contact class coordinator Guy Black at lawutah@gmail.com


July 2014 Mapleton Family History Center Class Schedule
Date Time Class Description Teacher
Sunday

July 6

6:00 PM Basic Photo Editing
Learn how to improve your family history photographs using basic photo editing techniques. The class will cover image cropping, color correction, image enhancement, simple photograph repairs, and adding metadata. Ken Cox

Sunday

July 6

7:00 PM Youth Consultant Class Mapleton Family History Center Resources Patti Coombs
Sunday

July 13

6:00 PM Publish a Family History Book Using Picaboo Yearbooks and Facebook Come support Carol Hill, visiting us from the Lindon, Utah Family History Center. She will demonstrate how to publish high quality inexpensive books with Picaboo Yearbooks. She will also teach how to publish Facebook pages in book form in only ten minutes. Carol Hill

Sunday

July 13

7:00 PM
Youth Consultant Class
Teaching Techniques and Working with People
Lisa Sommerfeldt
Sunday

July 20

6:00 PM Tips for a Family History Trip Its not too late to plan a summer genealogy get away or to think about one for next year. This class will cover pre-trip planning, packing lists, on-site research tips, how to keep the kids entertained and engaged, and what to do when you get back. Guy Black

Sunday

July 20

7:00 PM
Youth Consultant Class
Introduction to Your Calling as a Family History Consultant
Charlie Coombs
Thursday

July 24


PIONEER DAY. Center Closed.


Sunday

July 27

7:00 PM Youth Consultant Class
Searching for My Ancestors
Amberly Beck

Tuesday

July 29

10:30 AM
They're Not Names, They're People: Bringing Ancestors to Life Through Stories and Photos
Rather than a class on using Photos and Stories in FamilySearch Family Tree, this class will explore ways to put stories and photos together to turn the hearts of those who have not yet taken the plunge into family history.
Laurie Whiting


August 2014 Mapleton Family History Center Class Schedule
Date Time Class Description Teacher
Sunday

Aug 3

7:00 PM Youth Consultant Class
Finding People Who Need Temple Work Guy Black

Sunday

Aug 10

7:00 PM Youth Consultant Class Mapleton Family History Center Resources Patti Coombs

Sunday

Aug 17

7:00 PM
Youth Consultant Class
Teaching Techniques and Working with People
Lisa Sommerfeldt
Sunday

Aug 24

6:00 PM
The Genealogical Proof Standard
Join us as we outline a process accepted by professional genealogists as the gold standard in proving our trees. Learn the difference between primary and secondary evidence, original and derivative sources, and direct and indirect evidence. A class for beginning genealogists and those who want to learn how to prove their lines. Class participation with practical examples.
Guy Black

Sunday

Aug 31






Miscellaneous Classes How to Use our Scanners at the FHC (by appt. only) email Guy Black for a Wednesday night appointment at lawutah@gmail.com.

To be on a class notification email list email Guy Black at lawutah@gmail.com

For class suggestions email the class coordinator Guy Black at lawutah@gmail.com.

Center Resources

Collections

FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
(List additional collections you have such as the types of books and microfilm you have on indefinite loan; though you will not want to list every single item you have. Just give visitors to this page a general idea of your resources.)


Databases and Software

FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

Hardware and Equipment

We have 17 personal computers and 2 laser printer-copier-scanners with Duplex scanning capability.
We have 2 Epson Perfection V500 photo, slide and document plate scanners.
We have a Millenniata M-Writer archival disc writer and discs available for purchase for $3 each.
We have readers & printers for both microfiche & microfilm research.
We have an extensive collection of microfiche and specific microfilms ordered by our patrons.
Call our phone number listed above to determine if we have a microfilm you are seeking.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

(Include sections for any other services your center provides. Add additional sections for those services. See the Mesa and Logan FHC pages for examples.)


Resources in the Local Area

(This section is to highlight other resources in your area that will be helpful for individuals doing research there in your location, if there are any, such as government offices, historical societies, etc.)

Springville-Mapleton Pioneer Museum

175 South Main Street, springville, Utah 84663 (801)491-2076
http://www.springvillepioneermuseum.org/Springville_Pioneer_Museum/Welcome.html


Spanish Fork Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum

390 North Main Street, Spanish Fork, Utah 84660 (801)360-0117

Links

City of Mapleton
City of Springville
City of Spanish Fork
City of Provo
Utah County - Utah


Volunteer at the Center

We are always looking for volunteers to help staff our center. We welcome all enthusiatic family historians, regardless of experience or expertise. Even if you have no prior experience as a consultant, we can pair you with experienced consultants until you feel comfortable and trained in the consultant role.
We need consultants for any of our shifts, but have special needs during the day on Thursdays and on Tuesday afternoons. We would also like to open the center on Friday mornings in the future.

Other Resources

Posted below are links to resources from prior conferences, summer programs, and other non-current materials.
Click here to see the 2013 Family History Summer Activity Sheet for ages 3 to 6
Click here to see the 2013 Family History Summer Activity Sheet for ages 6 to 12
Click here to see the 2013 Family History Summer Activity Sheet for ages 12 through adult
Click here to see the 2014 class handouts from the annual fair
Click here to download a collection of family history pages for children