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== '''Saturday Seminar&nbsp;'''  ==
 
== '''Saturday Seminar&nbsp;'''  ==
  
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.  
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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 10:15 and 11:30 a.m.  
  
=== Saturday, October 20, 2012 / 9:00 a.m. - noon  ===
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=== Saturday, May 18, 2013 / 9:00 a.m. - noon  ===
 
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==== '''9:00 a.m.'''  ====
 
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*Keynote Address - "'''They Did What? &nbsp;They Ate What? &nbsp;Using the Mormon Migration and Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Websites to Learn about Your LDS Ancestors'''" -&nbsp;Eldon and Dorothy Walker<br>
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*Keynote Address - "'''Avoid Corrupting Your Family Tree'''" - Karen Clifford
  
<br> The Walkers are the Salt Lake Area Family History Advisors.<br>
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Just as we often hear about technological data becoming corrupted, family trees can similarly become corrupted in many ways—as a result of outright deception on the part of the researcher to innocent mistakes made by beginners who ignorantly post false information. Once corruption is identified on a family branch, it is possible to use surrounding evidence to isolate the problem and to use available online tools to prevent the corruption from spreading. Once the corruption is understood and the proper evidence is applied, additional relationships can be established, to the great joy of those involved in this work.  
  
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Karen Clifford, AG, FUGA, has three genealogy credentials (in the Midwestern, Southern, and Mountain West regions), is president of Genealogy Research Associates, Inc., and is an instructor and curriculum developer in genealogy and technology courses at Monterey Peninsula College (in California) and Salt Lake Community College. She has authored several genealogy textbooks focusing on research methodology, including The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Genealogy, the Internet, and Your Genealogy Computer Program (Genealogical Publishing Company, 2011); Digging Deeper: Understanding Pre-1805 Genealogy Record Groups (graonline.com, 2012); and Becoming an Accredited Genealogist (Ancestry.com, 2002). Karen was a staff trainer and subsequent director of the Monterey California Family History Center for a total of 22 years before moving to Provo, Utah.
  
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*“'''Your Ancestors in the Newspapers? &nbsp;Read All About It!'''" -&nbsp;Ron Ray
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*“'''Using Fold3.com'''" - Gordon Atkinson<br>
  
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*'''"Utah Ancestors? &nbsp;How Do I Find Them'''" - Ron Ray<br>
  
*'''Know What to Know How:&nbsp; Saving Documents, Files and Images from the Internet'''" - Tom Stubben<br>
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*"'''Genealogy Gifts and Games'''" - Kim Woodbury<br>
  
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*"'''An Introduction to FamilySearch Community Trees'''" - David Barss<br>
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==== '''11:30 a.m.'''  ====
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*'''"A Guide to Printing Your &nbsp;Family History"''' - Carol Holland<br>
  
*"'''Legacy and FamilySearch'''" - Dennis Knox
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*'''"Controlling Your Children From Beyound the Grave"''' - Jeff Anderson &nbsp;&nbsp;
  
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*"'''Saving Documents, Files and Images Found on the Internet'''" - Tom Stubben<br>
  
*"'''So You Want to Conduct an Oral Interview...Now What'''" - Rose Ann Fisher
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*"'''Researching with FamilySearch Historical Records'''" - Lynn Turner<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.  
  
*"'''Preparing Names for the Temple:&nbsp; What are the Temple Submission Policies?'''" -&nbsp;Ray Garrison
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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, May 11, 2013 / 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.  ===
  
*"'''Strategies for Research'''" - Diana Toland
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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.)
  
*"'''Organizing, Planning, and Sharing with Legacy Family Tree'''" - Dennis Knox
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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  ====
  
*"'''Finding Your 'Ssons' and 'Dotters' in Online Swedish Records'''" - Linda Baker
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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 00:28, 3 May 2013

 

Riverton
FamilySearch Library
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3740 West Market Center Drive
(13175 South)

Riverton, Utah 84065-8026
801-240-9601


OPEN
Monday and Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


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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 10:15 and 11:30 a.m.

Saturday, May 18, 2013 / 9:00 a.m. - noon

9:00 a.m.

  • Keynote Address - "Avoid Corrupting Your Family Tree" - Karen Clifford

Just as we often hear about technological data becoming corrupted, family trees can similarly become corrupted in many ways—as a result of outright deception on the part of the researcher to innocent mistakes made by beginners who ignorantly post false information. Once corruption is identified on a family branch, it is possible to use surrounding evidence to isolate the problem and to use available online tools to prevent the corruption from spreading. Once the corruption is understood and the proper evidence is applied, additional relationships can be established, to the great joy of those involved in this work.

Karen Clifford, AG, FUGA, has three genealogy credentials (in the Midwestern, Southern, and Mountain West regions), is president of Genealogy Research Associates, Inc., and is an instructor and curriculum developer in genealogy and technology courses at Monterey Peninsula College (in California) and Salt Lake Community College. She has authored several genealogy textbooks focusing on research methodology, including The Complete Beginner’s Guide to Genealogy, the Internet, and Your Genealogy Computer Program (Genealogical Publishing Company, 2011); Digging Deeper: Understanding Pre-1805 Genealogy Record Groups (graonline.com, 2012); and Becoming an Accredited Genealogist (Ancestry.com, 2002). Karen was a staff trainer and subsequent director of the Monterey California Family History Center for a total of 22 years before moving to Provo, Utah.

10:15 a.m.

  • Using Fold3.com" - Gordon Atkinson
  • "Utah Ancestors?  How Do I Find Them" - Ron Ray
  • "Genealogy Gifts and Games" - Kim Woodbury
  • "An Introduction to FamilySearch Community Trees" - David Barss

11:30 a.m.

  • "A Guide to Printing Your  Family History" - Carol Holland
  • "Controlling Your Children From Beyound the Grave" - Jeff Anderson   
  • "Saving Documents, Files and Images Found on the Internet" - Tom Stubben
  • "Researching with FamilySearch Historical Records" - Lynn Turner


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, May 11, 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