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Compiling the Second Generation

After you have gathered and compiled your first generation you begin to recognize tools and documents that will assist you as you begin work on the second generation. At this point I recommend you have a desktop computer software application to assist you with organization. One that will interface with FamilySearch and other websites is recommended. Using a software program will assist in organization and quick retrieval of your data. I use Celebrating My Family Tree genealogy software for Windows. Compile... Read More →

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Some Major Genealogical Libraries and Repositories of Interest

There are major collections of genealogically important source materials located in libraries all across the United States. It is very likely that important source material is located in a library nearby where you live and where your ancestors lived. As a genealogical researcher, you cannot afford to ignore local libraries and the collections they contain. While local libraries usually contain valuable information that may not be available at any other location, there are also some major genealogical... Read More →

Attention Mesa and St. George Family History Expo Attendees

Family History Expos is supporting the RootsTech conference February 6-8, 2014. We are not holding our annual Expos in Mesa or St. George this coming year. We look forward to seeing you at RootsTech and some of our other events in 2014. This was not an easy decision for us to make. But we are excited to see the St. George and Mesa local Family History Centers creating amazing events to serve the research needs in their areas. We know it is time to serve new areas where there is a need for more educational... Read More →

Are You Attending RootsTech in Person or Virtually?

This evening official RootsTech bloggers will descend on Salt Lake City, we are all excited to learn and share all that we can with you. If you are attending RootsTech it is a sure bet you will not be able to attend every class on your wish list. But you can depend on others attending classes to be blogging, tweeting, and talking about their experiences via social media too. For those of you who are not going to physically be in Salt Lake City keep your eye on the Twitter hashtag #RootsTech. You... Read More →

Look back at the Georgia FamilyHistory Expo

Last weekend passed all too fast, from our arrival in Atlanta on Thursday until our departure on Sunday after the Expo, we were in a whirlwind of activity. Friday morning was spent getting everything ready for the presentations. The vendors were setting up their booths and classrooms had to be set up for sound and projectors. Before we knew it, it was ready to start. We had an outstanding opening keynote address by Robert S. Davis. His review of the Georgia genealogical resources was phenomenal.... Read More →

Arlene H. Eakle, Ph.D. Keynote for Arizona Expos

Yuma & Mesa Arizona Keynote We are pleased to announce Arlene H. Eakle, Ph.D. as our keynote presenter for both of our upcoming Arizona Expos in Yuma and Mesa. Dr. Eakle, is the president and founder of The Genealogical Institute, Inc. and a professional genealogist since 1962. She holds both MA and Ph.D. in English History (University of Utah) and an Associate degree in Nursing (Weber State University). She has completed post-graduate computer, web design and ecommerce courses (Bridgerland Applied... Read More →