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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)<br>
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=== Experience  ===
 
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• Volunteer at Family History Centers in New Mexico and Chile  
 
• Volunteer at Family History Centers in New Mexico and Chile  
  
• Chairman of the Orem Multi-Stake Family History Fair, 2011<br>
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=== Classes Taught  ===
 
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• “Hey Grandpa, Tell Me A Story” Orem Multi-Stake Family History Fair, 2010  
 
• “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<br>
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• “Como Empezar Mi Historia Familiar” Orem Multi-Stake Family History Fair, 2010<br>  
  
 
=== Research Interests  ===
 
=== Research Interests  ===
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• Southern U. S.  
 
• Southern U. S.  
  
• Portuguese Research<br>
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• Portuguese Research<br>  
  
 
=== Languages  ===
 
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• Spanish – I can speak, read, and write  
 
• Spanish – I can speak, read, and write  
  
• Italian, French, Portuguese, and Latin – I can read some of each
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=== Online Activity  ===
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• [http://www.facebook.com/pages/Comunidad-de-Investigaci%C3%B3n-Geneal%C3%B3gica-en-Espa%C3%B1a/227145867354657 Comunidad de Investigación Genealógica en España] on Facebook
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• [http://www.facebook.com/pages/Hispanic-Genealogy-Research-Community/208047659290547 Hispanic Genealogy Research Community] on Facebook
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• [http://www.facebook.com/MexicoGenealogyResearch Mexico Genealogy Research Community] on Facebook
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• [http://twitter.com/ @genealogynerd] Follow me on Twitter
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• [http://lagenealogista.blogspot.com/ La Genealogista] Blog in Spanish about genealogy research in Hispanic countries
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• [http://familyhistorybydebbie.blogspot.com/ Southern Family History] Blog about genealogy research in the Southern United States
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• [http://www.linkedin.com/pub/deborah-gurtler/23/68b/a69 LinkedIn]

Revision as of 23:09, 11 February 2012

LDS DSGurtler LThumb.jpg Deborah Gurtler, BA 


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

Online Activity

Comunidad de Investigación Genealógica en España on Facebook

Hispanic Genealogy Research Community on Facebook

Mexico Genealogy Research Community on Facebook

@genealogynerd Follow me on Twitter

La Genealogista Blog in Spanish about genealogy research in Hispanic countries

Southern Family History Blog about genealogy research in the Southern United States

LinkedIn