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January
2018
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09:26 PM
America/Denver

Riverton FamilySearch Library January 2018 Seminar

Julie Merrill is an AG and works for Ancestry ProGenealogists. She specializes in Scandinavian Research, Early LDS Pioneer and United States Immigrant research.The Riverton FamilySearch Library is announcing its free seminar series on Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:20 p.m.  The keynote speaker will be Julie Merrill, an accredited genealogist for Ancestry ProGenealogists and a popular lecturer. She also serves as a church service missionary where she helps in historical records, research assistance, the general authorities project and FamilySearch training materials.  She specializes in Scandinavian Research, Early LDS Pioneer and United States Immigrant research. No registration or RSVP is required.

Seminar Schedule

9:00–10:00 a.m.

Keynote Speaker: Julie Merrill, “My Journey in Learning about My LDS Pioneer Ancestors and Finding More Than I Expected about Myself and Them”

Following the keynote presentation from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m., two blocks of classes are offered.

10:10–11:10 a.m.

  • “More Than Names and Dates: Finding a Pioneer’s Story, Part 1” by Julie Merrill

  • “Accessing and Navigating FamilySearch Family Tree” by Linda Baker (laptop or tablet suggested)

  • “Duplicates in Family Tree: Why They’re There, and How to Find Them” by Kathryn Grant

  • Three Great Tools for Finding Your Missing Cousins” by Ron Ray

11:20 a.m.–12:20 p.m.

  • “More Than Names and Dates: Finding a Pioneer’s Story, Part 2” by Julie Merrill

  • “Attaching Sources in FamilySearch Family Tree” by Linda Baker (laptop or tablet suggested)

  • “Duplicates in Family Tree: Why, Pt. 2: How to Resolve Them” by Kathryn Grant

  • "Come See the Magic in Roots Magic” by Ron Ray

Class changes are shown on the Riverton FamilySearch Library website.

The Riverton FamilySearch Library is located in the LDS Riverton Office Building at 3740 West Market Center Drive (13175 South), Riverton, Utah; 1-801-240-9601.

About FamilySearch

FamilySearch International is the largest genealogy organization in the world. FamilySearch is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Millions of people use FamilySearch records, resources, and services to learn more about their family history. To help in this great pursuit, FamilySearch and its predecessors have been actively gathering, preserving, and sharing genealogical records worldwide for over 100 years. Patrons may access FamilySearch services and resources free online at FamilySearch.org or through over 5,000 family history centers in 129 countries, including the main Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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