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== Deborah Gurtler  ==
 
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I was born and raised in southern Arizona. My love for genealogy began as a teenager and I’ve been at it ever since. I picked up my Spanish language skills while living with my family in South America. I lived in Chile for 4 ½ years and in Peru for 9 months. I’ve been doing my own family history research for over 30 years. Before working at the Family History Library I worked as a contract researcher for several genealogical research firms as well as for my own clients.  
 
I was born and raised in southern Arizona. My love for genealogy began as a teenager and I’ve been at it ever since. I picked up my Spanish language skills while living with my family in South America. I lived in Chile for 4 ½ years and in Peru for 9 months. I’ve been doing my own family history research for over 30 years. Before working at the Family History Library I worked as a contract researcher for several genealogical research firms as well as for my own clients.  
  
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=== Education  ===
 
=== Education  ===
  
• Brigham Young University, B.A. Family History (2009)  
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=== Experience  ===
 
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• Volunteer at Family History Centers in New Mexico and Chile  
 
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• Chairman of the Orem Multi-Stake Family History Fair, 2011  
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• “Hey Grandpa, Tell Me A Story” Orem Multi-Stake Family History Fair, 2010  
 
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• “Como Empezar Mi Historia Familiar” Orem Multi-Stake Family History Fair, 2010  
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• Southern U. S.  
 
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• Portuguese Research  
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Revision as of 23:32, 24 January 2012


Deborah Gurtler

I was born and raised in southern Arizona. My love for genealogy began as a teenager and I’ve been at it ever since. I picked up my Spanish language skills while living with my family in South America. I lived in Chile for 4 ½ years and in Peru for 9 months. I’ve been doing my own family history research for over 30 years. Before working at the Family History Library I worked as a contract researcher for several genealogical research firms as well as for my own clients.


Education

• Brigham Young University, B.A. Family History (2009)

Experience

• Internship at the New England Historic Genealogical Society (2007)

• Family History Field Study in the Archives of Spain (2009)

• Genealogist for BYU TV’s “Generations Project”

• Worked with a team of genealogists on the ancestry of Tim McGraw for the NBC program “Who Do You Think You Are”

• Volunteer at Family History Centers in New Mexico and Chile

• Chairman of the Orem Multi-Stake Family History Fair, 2011

Classes Taught

• “FamilySearch.org” taught in Spanish at the Family History Library

• “Registros Diocesanos” Hispanic Research Series, Family History Library, October 2011

• “Is PAF All I Really Need” Orem Multi-Stake Family History Fair, 2011 and at the Utah Valley PAF User’s Group, 2011

• “Ye Olde Handwriting” Orem Multi-Stake Family History Fair, 2011

• “Hey Grandpa, Tell Me A Story” Orem Multi-Stake Family History Fair, 2010

• “Como Empezar Mi Historia Familiar” Orem Multi-Stake Family History Fair, 2010

Research Interests

• Hispanic Genealogy

• Spanish Notarial Records

• Southern U. S.

• Portuguese Research

Languages

• Spanish – I can speak, read, and write

• Italian, French, Portuguese, and Latin – I can read some of each