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'''Fran''' works in [[Salt Lake City, Utah|Salt Lake City]], [[Utah]].  
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'''Fran''' works in [[Salt Lake City, Utah|Salt Lake City]], [[Utah]]. Contact me via: [[User talk:JensenFA|My Talk page]], [http://heartofstory.blogspot.com/ Heart of Story Blog], [http://twitter.com/heartofstory Twitter], [http://www.facebook.com/franjensen Facebook], [http://www.genealogywise.com/profile/FranJensen GenealogyWise], [http://www.slideshare.net/franjensen SlideShare], or [http://lanyrd.com/profile/heartofstory/ Lanyrd], or [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=mr&MRid=46869051&MSid=46869051& Find-A-Grave].
 
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Contact her via [[User talk:JensenFA|her talk page]] or her [http://forums.familysearch.org/en/member.php?u=6 FamilySearch Forum profile].
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Other contact options: [http://ask-fran.blogspot.com/ Ask Fran Blog], [http://twitter.com/heartofstory Twitter], [http://www.facebook.com/franjensen Facebook], [http://www.genealogywise.com/profile/FranJensen GenealogyWise], or [http://www.slideshare.net/franjensen SlideShare], and my family history blog for [http://benjamin-kingman-curtis.blogspot.com/ Benjamin Kingman Curtis]  
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{{User:JensenFA/Ancestors|state=collapsed}}
  
== About Me ==
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===== Education =====
  
{{User box top|aligh=right}} {{User Welcoming Committee}} {{User Moderator}} {{Sysopub}} {{User WikiProject Improving Help}} {{User Wiki Maintenance}} {{User RootsTech 2011}} {{User NGS2010}} {{User NGS2010 GenTech}} {{User en}} {{User United States}} {{User Danish}} {{User German}} {{User box bottom}} I've been working on the development of the Wiki since the beginning of the project. Some of the current assignments I'm working on for the Wiki include:  
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:*MPA, Brigham Young University, April 2000
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:*BA in History, Brigham Young University, April 1992, Phi Kappi Phi and Honor Society
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:*AA in Genealogy, Brigham Young University, August 1990, academic scholarship
  
===== Administration =====
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===== Professional Experience  =====
:*[[FamilySearch_Wiki:Policies/Proposed_enhancements]]
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:*Deputy Chief Genealogical Officer, FamilySearch 2013-present
:*[[User:JensenFA/Policies and Procedures]]
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:*Social Media Manager, FamilySearch.org
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:*FamilySearch Wiki Development, FamilySearch.org
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:*Product Manager, FamilySearch.org
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:*Extraction Supervisor, FamilySearch.org
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:*User Specialist, FamilySearch.org
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:*Product Support, FamilySearch.org
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:*US/Canada Reference Consultant, Family History Library
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:*Civil War Research Supervisor, Brigham Young University, College of Economics in conjunction with the Center for Population Economics, University of Chicago's "Early Indicators of Later Work Levels, Disease and Death" project under the direction of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Fogel Robert Fogel].
  
===== WikiProject: Category Management =====
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===== Associations =====
  
:*[[:Category:Contents|Categories]]  
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:*[http://www.dupinternational.org/ International Society Daughters of Utah Pioneers]  
:*[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject New Common Taxonomy]]  
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:*[http://www.curtis-curtiss.org/ The Curtis/s Family Society]  
:*[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Integrating Place Standards Database with FamilySearch Wiki]]  
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:*[http://hartleyfamilyorg.blogspot.com George and Rebecca Hartley Family Organization]  
:*Note the two WikiProject pages will be combined into a single WikiProject for Managing Categories
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:*[http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/ The National Genealogical Society]  
:*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Wiki Support/Responsibilities and Projects#Wiki_Categories]]
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:*[http://www.americanancestors.org/home.html NEHGS - American Ancestors]
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:*[http://www.nygbs.org New York Genealogical and Biographical Society]  
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:*[http://montanamsgs.org Montana State Genealogical Society]
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:*[http://crazymountainmuseum.shutterfly.com Crazy Mountain, Sweet Grass, Montana Museum Society]
  
===== Wiki Engineering Backlog =====
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===== Presentations =====
  
:*The backlog is currently not available for review.
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FamilySearch Research Wiki:  
  
===== WikiProject: Help Content Management  =====
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[[Help:Keys to success using the Wiki|Keys to Success: Using the FamilySearch Wiki]] presented at:
  
:*[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Improving the Help content]]
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:*2012 Ogden Family History Conference
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:*2012 BYU Family History Conference
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:*2011 Logan Family History Conference
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:*2011 BYU Family History Conference
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:*2010 [[Riverton FamilySearch Library]]  
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:*2010 British Institute
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:*2010 BYU Family History Conference
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:*2009 Family History Expos, Salt Lake City, Utah
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:*2007 Family History Expo, St. George, Utah
  
===== My Presentations  =====
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FamilySearch Community Tools:
  
:*[[Keys to success using the Wiki|Keys to Success: Using the FamilySearch Wiki]]
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:*2013 RootsTech - [[Research Communities on Facebook|FamilySearch Research Communities on Facebook]]
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:*2012 Ogden Family History Conference - [[Research Communities on Facebook|FamilySearch Research Communities on Facebook]] and [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/forumdisplay.php?f=4 FamilySearch Research Forums]
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:*2012 [[Riverton FamilySearch Library]] - [[Research Communities on Facebook|FamilySearch Research Communities on Facebook]]
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:*2011 RootsTech - Workshop on [[FamilySearch Community Tools]]
  
===== My Sandbox Pages  =====
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Publishing New Family Heirlooms:
  
:*[[User:JensenFA/Sandbox]]  
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:*2012 [[Riverton FamilySearch Library]] - Reproducing the Antique Family Photo Album
:*[[User:JensenFA/Mayflower]]
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:*2009 Family History Expos: Salt Lake City, Utah - "Heirlooms out of Memories"
:*[[User:JensenFA/New Ways to Publish a Personal or Family History]]
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:*2009 BYU Family History Conference - "Heirlooms out of Memories"
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:*2008 BYU Family History Conference - [[User:JensenFA/New Ways to Publish a Personal or Family History|New Ways to Publish a Personal or Family History]]
  
===== Other Pages of Interest =====
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<br> __NOTOC__ {{User box top|aligh=right}} {{UBX-lang|en}} {{User United States}} {{User Danish}} {{User German}} {{User Template Coder}} {{User England GRC}} {{userboxbreak|toptext=[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject|WikiProjects]]}} {{User WikiProject Social Media}} {{userboxbreak|toptext=Conferences}} {{User RootsTech 2012}} {{User FGS2011}} {{User RootsTech 2011}} {{User NGS2010}} {{User NGS2010 GenTech}} {{User box bottom}}
  
:*[[FamilySearch Wiki:FAQ|FAQ-Frequently Asked Questions about the Wiki]]
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===== Publications  =====
:*[[FamilySearch Wiki:In the news|FamilySearch Wiki in the news]]
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:*[[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Feedback]]
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:*Building the [[FamilySearch Wiki:Policies/Noticeboard]]
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:*The [[Technology]] page
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:*[[FamilySearch Community Tools]]
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:*Documenting the Featured Article process and history
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:*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Wiki Support]]
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:*[[FamilySearch Wiki:Policies/Proposed enhancements]]
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:*[[User:JensenFA/Policies and Procedures]]
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:*[[User:JensenFA/Learning Wikicode]]
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===== Social Media  =====
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Blogs:
  
:*[[Social Networking Technology Resources for Genealogical Societies]]  
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:*''[http://benjamin-kingman-curtis.blogspot.com/ Benjamin Kingman Curtis]'', 2006-present
:*Networked Blogs' list on [http://apps.facebook.com/blognetworks/searchpage.php?tag=genealogy Facebook] of the top 50 genealogy blogs
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:*''[http://chaunceywalkerwest.blogspot.com/ Chauncey Walker West]'', 2008-present
:*[http://blogfinder.genealogue.com/ Genealogy Blog Finder]
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:*''[http://heartofstory.blogspot.com/ Heart of Story]'', 2008-present
  
=== My Education  ===
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Books and Articles:
  
:*MPA, Brigham Young University, April 2000  
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:*''A Dream Fulfilled'', (Murray, Utah:Cherish Bound, Inc., 2005, 51 pgs).
:*BA in History, Brigham Young University, April 1992, Phi Kappi Phi and Honor Society
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:*''Benjamin Kingman Curtis: History of Service in the Civil War (Civil War Volunteer, Michigan 5th Cavalry, Company B'', (Sandy, Utah: self-published, 2000, 23 pgs).
:*AA in Genealogy, Brigham Young University, August 1990, academic scholarship
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:*"Blogging Your Ancestor Can Help in the Search: Benjamin Kingman Curtis," ''Curtis/s Chronicle: The Newsletter of The Curtis/s Family Society'', Vol 32, No 4, Dec 2008, p7).
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:*''[http://www.cherishbound.com/mybook/public_books.php?searchTermInput=rebecca+hartley+&Search=Search George and Rebecca Hartley: A history of their family and their ancestry]'', (Lehi, Utah: Cherish Bound, Inc., 2007, 422 pgs.) This publication includes a family history of George and Rebecca Hartley, their son Andrew and his wife Hannah Wadsworth, and their eight grandchildren. In addition, the ancestry of George and Andrew Hartley, Rebecca Richards, and Hannah Wadsworth, including the collateral relationships of cousins, aunts, and uncles. There are 307 photographs and 119 images of family artifacts included in the history. Restoration work was completed on all images by the author.
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:*''The Curtis Family Album'', (Sandy, Utah: MyPublisher.com, 2010, 100 pgs) This is a full reproduction of the Curtis family antique photograph album that originally belonged to Mary Lavantia Curtis 1871-1958,&nbsp; daughter of Benjamin Kingman Curtis and Sarah Lavantia Card.
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:*''Jacie Lee Kemp, our little bundle of joy'', (Murray, Utah: Cherish Bound, Inc., 2004, 55 pgs).
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:*''Love in the 50's'', (Lehi, Utah: Cherish Bound, Inc., 2008, 25 pgs).
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:*''Mommy and Me: a photographic history'', (Sandy, Utah: MyPublisher.com, 2009, 100 pgs).
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:*''My Sister, Juliane Johansen Raleigh'', (Lehi, Utah: Cherish Bound, Inc., 2005, 35 pgs).
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:*''Samantha Mitchell: All Star Karate 2001-2005'', (Lehi, Utah: Cherish Bound, Inc., 2007, 69 pgs).
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:*''Savannah Elaine Jensen: My Blessing Day'', (Provo, Utah: Heritage Makers, 21 pgs).
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:*''Steve and Crystal, 16 August 2007'', (Sandy, Utah: Mac.com, 2007, 27 pgs).
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:*''Steve and Crystal: Our Engagement Story'', (Sandy, Utah: Mac.com, 2008, 100 pgs).
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:*"The History and the Future of the FamilySearch Research Wiki," ''Crossroads'', (Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah Genealogical Association, March 2010, p. 167-170).
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:*''The Two of Us'', (Lehi, Utah: Cherish Bound, Inc., 2007, 25 pgs).
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:*''Through the Years: holiday memories'', (Murray, Utah: Cherish Bound, Inc., 2008, 25 pgs).
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:*''Tina the Turtle and other stories by Logan Ballard'', (Provo, Utah:Heritage Makers, 2008, 25 pgs).
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:*"Benjamin Kingman Curtis: His Civil War Service and His Family," (Sandy, Utah: LuLu.com, 2011)
  
==== The classes I've taught ====
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===== My Sandbox Pages =====
  
*2011 RootsTech - Workshop on [[FamilySearch Community Tools]]
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:*[[User:JensenFA/Sandbox]]  
*2010 [[Riverton FamilySearch Library]] - [[Keys to success using the Wiki|Keys to Success: Using the FamilySearch Wiki]] in November
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:*[[User:JensenFA/Mayflower]]  
*2010 British Institute - [[Keys to success using the Wiki|Keys to Success: Using the FamilySearch Wiki]]
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:*[[User:JensenFA/New Ways to Publish a Personal or Family History]]  
*2010 BYU Family History Conference - [[Keys to success using the Wiki|Keys to Success: Using the FamilySearch Wiki]] in April
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:*[[User:JensenFA/Wikipatterns]]  
*2009 Family History Expos: Salt Lake City, Utah - "Heirlooms out of Memories"
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:*[[User:JensenFA/Policies and Procedures]]  
*2009 Family History Expos: Salt Lake City, Utah - "FamilySearch Research Wiki"
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:*[[User:JensenFA/Learning Wikicode]]  
*2009 BYU Family History Conference - "Heirlooms out of Memories"
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:*[[User:JensenFA/Publications]]
*2008 BYU Family History Conference - [[User:JensenFA/New Ways to Publish a Personal or Family History|New Ways to Publish a Personal or Family History]]  
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*2007 Family History Expo, St. George, Utah - FamilySearch Research Wiki
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==== The Blogs I created  ====
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*''[http://benjamin-kingman-curtis.blogspot.com/ Benjamin Kingman Curtis]'', 2006-present
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*''[http://chaunceywalkerwest.blogspot.com/ Chauncey Walker West]'', 2008-present
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*''[http://ask-fran.blogspot.com/ ask fran]'', 2008-present
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*And several others ...
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==== The associations I belong to  ====
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*[http://www.dupinternational.org/ International Society Daughters of Utah Pioneers], 1988-present.
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*[http://www.curtis-curtiss.org/ The Curtis/s Family Society], 1989-present. (The [http://www.curtis-curtiss.com/ old site] is still active)
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*[http://www.ngsgenealogy.org/ The National Genealogical Society], Arlington, Va.
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==== Family histories I've published  ====
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*''A Dream Fulfilled'', (Murray, Utah:Cherish Bound, Inc., 2005, 51 pgs).
 
*''Benjamin Kingman Curtis: History of Service in the Civil War (Civil War Volunteer, Michigan 5th Cavalry, Company B'', (Sandy, Utah: self-published, 2000, 23 pgs).
 
*"Blogging Your Ancestor Can Help in the Search: Benjamin Kingman Curtis," ''Curtis/s Chronicle: The Newsletter of The Curtis/s Family Society'', Vol 32, No 4, Dec 2008, p7).
 
*''[http://www.cherishbound.com/mybook/public_books.php?searchTermInput=rebecca+hartley+&Search=Search George and Rebecca Hartley: A history of their family and their ancestry]'', (Lehi, Utah: Cherish Bound, Inc., 2007, 422 pgs.) This publication includes a family history of George and Rebecca Hartley, their son Andrew and his wife Hannah Wadsworth, and their eight grandchildren. In addition, the ancestry of George and Andrew Hartley, Rebecca Richards, and Hannah Wadsworth, including the collateral relationships of cousins, aunts, and uncles. There are 307 photographs and 119 images of family artifacts included in the history. Restoration work was completed on all images by the author.
 
*''The Curtis Family Album'', (Sandy, Utah: MyPublisher.com, 2010, 100 pgs) This is a full reproduction of the Curtis family antique photograph album that originally belonged to Mary Lavantia Curtis 1871-1958,&nbsp; daughter of Benjamin Kingman Curtis and Sarah Lavantia Card.
 
*''Jacie Lee Kemp, our little bundle of joy'', (Murray, Utah: Cherish Bound, Inc., 2004, 55 pgs).
 
*''Love in the 50's'', (Lehi, Utah: Cherish Bound, Inc., 2008, 25 pgs).
 
*''Mommy and Me: a photographic history'', (Sandy, Utah: MyPublisher.com, 2009, 100 pgs).
 
*''My Sister, Juliane Johansen Raleigh'', (Lehi, Utah: Cherish Bound, Inc., 2005, 35 pgs).
 
*''Samantha Mitchell: All Star Karate 2001-2005'', (Lehi, Utah: Cherish Bound, Inc., 2007, 69 pgs).
 
*''Savannah Elaine Jensen: My Blessing Day'', (Provo, Utah: Heritage Makers, 21 pgs).
 
*''Steve and Crystal, 16 August 2007'', (Sandy, Utah: Mac.com, 2007, 27 pgs).
 
*''Steve and Crystal: Our Engagement Story'', (Sandy, Utah: Mac.com, 2008, 100 pgs).
 
*"The History and the Future of the FamilySearch Research Wiki," ''Crossroads'', (Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah Genealogical Association, March 2010, p. 167-170).
 
*''The Two of Us'', (Lehi, Utah: Cherish Bound, Inc., 2007, 25 pgs).
 
*''Through the Years: holiday memories'', (Murray, Utah: Cherish Bound, Inc., 2008, 25 pgs).
 
*''Tina the Turtle and other stories by Logan Ballard'', (Provo, Utah:Heritage Makers, 2008, 25 pgs).
 
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Fran works in Salt Lake City, Utah. Contact me via: My Talk page, Heart of Story Blog, Twitter, Facebook, GenealogyWise, SlideShare, or Lanyrd, or Find-A-Grave.


Education
  • MPA, Brigham Young University, April 2000
  • BA in History, Brigham Young University, April 1992, Phi Kappi Phi and Honor Society
  • AA in Genealogy, Brigham Young University, August 1990, academic scholarship
Professional Experience
  • Deputy Chief Genealogical Officer, FamilySearch 2013-present
  • Social Media Manager, FamilySearch.org
  • FamilySearch Wiki Development, FamilySearch.org
  • Product Manager, FamilySearch.org
  • Extraction Supervisor, FamilySearch.org
  • User Specialist, FamilySearch.org
  • Product Support, FamilySearch.org
  • US/Canada Reference Consultant, Family History Library
  • Civil War Research Supervisor, Brigham Young University, College of Economics in conjunction with the Center for Population Economics, University of Chicago's "Early Indicators of Later Work Levels, Disease and Death" project under the direction of Robert Fogel.
Associations
Presentations

FamilySearch Research Wiki:

Keys to Success: Using the FamilySearch Wiki presented at:

  • 2012 Ogden Family History Conference
  • 2012 BYU Family History Conference
  • 2011 Logan Family History Conference
  • 2011 BYU Family History Conference
  • 2010 Riverton FamilySearch Library
  • 2010 British Institute
  • 2010 BYU Family History Conference
  • 2009 Family History Expos, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 2007 Family History Expo, St. George, Utah

FamilySearch Community Tools:

Publishing New Family Heirlooms:


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Conferences
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Publications

Blogs:

Books and Articles:

  • A Dream Fulfilled, (Murray, Utah:Cherish Bound, Inc., 2005, 51 pgs).
  • Benjamin Kingman Curtis: History of Service in the Civil War (Civil War Volunteer, Michigan 5th Cavalry, Company B, (Sandy, Utah: self-published, 2000, 23 pgs).
  • "Blogging Your Ancestor Can Help in the Search: Benjamin Kingman Curtis," Curtis/s Chronicle: The Newsletter of The Curtis/s Family Society, Vol 32, No 4, Dec 2008, p7).
  • George and Rebecca Hartley: A history of their family and their ancestry, (Lehi, Utah: Cherish Bound, Inc., 2007, 422 pgs.) This publication includes a family history of George and Rebecca Hartley, their son Andrew and his wife Hannah Wadsworth, and their eight grandchildren. In addition, the ancestry of George and Andrew Hartley, Rebecca Richards, and Hannah Wadsworth, including the collateral relationships of cousins, aunts, and uncles. There are 307 photographs and 119 images of family artifacts included in the history. Restoration work was completed on all images by the author.
  • The Curtis Family Album, (Sandy, Utah: MyPublisher.com, 2010, 100 pgs) This is a full reproduction of the Curtis family antique photograph album that originally belonged to Mary Lavantia Curtis 1871-1958,  daughter of Benjamin Kingman Curtis and Sarah Lavantia Card.
  • Jacie Lee Kemp, our little bundle of joy, (Murray, Utah: Cherish Bound, Inc., 2004, 55 pgs).
  • Love in the 50's, (Lehi, Utah: Cherish Bound, Inc., 2008, 25 pgs).
  • Mommy and Me: a photographic history, (Sandy, Utah: MyPublisher.com, 2009, 100 pgs).
  • My Sister, Juliane Johansen Raleigh, (Lehi, Utah: Cherish Bound, Inc., 2005, 35 pgs).
  • Samantha Mitchell: All Star Karate 2001-2005, (Lehi, Utah: Cherish Bound, Inc., 2007, 69 pgs).
  • Savannah Elaine Jensen: My Blessing Day, (Provo, Utah: Heritage Makers, 21 pgs).
  • Steve and Crystal, 16 August 2007, (Sandy, Utah: Mac.com, 2007, 27 pgs).
  • Steve and Crystal: Our Engagement Story, (Sandy, Utah: Mac.com, 2008, 100 pgs).
  • "The History and the Future of the FamilySearch Research Wiki," Crossroads, (Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah Genealogical Association, March 2010, p. 167-170).
  • The Two of Us, (Lehi, Utah: Cherish Bound, Inc., 2007, 25 pgs).
  • Through the Years: holiday memories, (Murray, Utah: Cherish Bound, Inc., 2008, 25 pgs).
  • Tina the Turtle and other stories by Logan Ballard, (Provo, Utah:Heritage Makers, 2008, 25 pgs).
  • "Benjamin Kingman Curtis: His Civil War Service and His Family," (Sandy, Utah: LuLu.com, 2011)
My Sandbox Pages
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