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Kaleidoscope of My Mind

The Kaleidoscope of My Mind

By Lorraine I. Quillon It may be the weather (rainy and gray). It may be the fact that it is Monday morning. It may be the demands of multiple pleas for attention that has my brain flitting from one subject to the other as I try to get my mental bearings. Whatever the cause, I’m definitely scattered as I begin this day, just like the fragmented images we see in those old-time kaleidoscopes some of us used to play with as children. As a family historian, I hope I am not alone in this malady. When... Read More →

Founding a Nation

Bounty Land Records

Bounty land records identify the earliest date of residence or arrival for ancestors. Bounty land records frequently supply other places of residence for them which leads you to additional places to search for them. These sources identify ancestors both military and non-military. Here are a few facts about bounty lands: Military bounty land was awarded in specific tracts or areas where boundaries were set by law The military man was required to describe his military service, dates, ranks, and commanding... 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 →

Family History Expos Exhibitor Update

If you are interested in exhibiting at our upcoming Expos in January and February 2013. We hope you will be able to join us at our Arizona Expo and our St George Expo. Arizona Expo Update The Arizona Expo 2013 is just around the corner and our exhibit space is almost completely filled up. Those of you who haven’t signed up yet can take the following link to get one of the last booth spaces available: Arizona Expo 2013 Exhibitor Registration Please be certain to notify your customer base... Read More →

Kumasi-Ghana Oral Historian Speaks At Georgia Family History Expo

African Oral Historian Stresses Importance of Recording History at Georgia Family History Expo By Donna M. Brown If the traditional West African belief is true, “every time an old man dies it is as if a library has burned down,” it’s safe to consider Paul Adjei a modern-day fireman. He is an oral historian sworn to collect, preserve and protect a dissipating past. Adjei, sponsored by Family History Expos, will present at the 2012 Georgia Family History Expo Nov. 9-10 in Duluth.... Read More →

New FREE Family History Expos’ Weekly Webinars to Begin Tuesday with Organize and Share Your Photos

New FREE Weekly Webinars to Begin Tuesday Marlo E. Schuldt of LifeStory Productions has worked with us for many years and we are delighted to announce that he has partnered with Family History Expos to bring a webinar series each Tuesday evening from 7 to 8 pm Mountain time. We are developing some great content for you over the weeks to come, it will include research, technology, software, websites and more. Getting Started with Heritage Collector – Part 1 Our first  series of will be dedicated... Read More →

March 2011 Family History Expos Newsletter

Hello Readers! March is here and full of promise for continuing an amazing genealogy research year. We had a great show in Mesa, Arizona in January, met a lot of new friends and professionals at the RootsTech conference in Salt Lake and we had a good Expo in St. George the end of February. Pre-registrations for the St. George Expo were affected by other conferences, but by the end of the show we had over 1000 attendees with everyone enjoying a great time, learning research skills, and sharing their... Read More →

Where Ol’ Dogs Learn New Tricks!

With the 2011 New Year just a few hours away I’m excited to be creating my wish list, going over my goals, and working on all the 2011 Expos, the place where ol’ dogs learn new tricks and young puppies learn old ones. I have Expos on the brain and with all the snow outside I don’t have much motivation to ride my bike. Lucky you! Happy New Year “all ya’all!” My top wish is that together we will experience a healthy and prosperous New Year, with peace and harmony... Read More →

Collaboration is Key!

At  Family History Expos (FHE), collaboration with genealogical, lineage, and historical societies as well as libraries, family history centers, and vendors is key to providing the best experience for our Expo attendees. From a conference planning perspective, our goal is to provide the best experience possible for our attendees to ensure that they have their questions answered and have the best possible learning and sharing experiences by putting them in contact with people who can help them.... Read More →

Join us at the Immigration Expo

Our Immigration Expo is a little over 2 weeks away and we would like to invite you to join us. The spirit of migration is alive and well! The past, present, and future of international migration will come together in one location on March 18, in Salt Lake City at an unprecedented Immigration Family History Expo. To register for this event, please see our website at World Trade Center Utah President and CEO Lew Cramer will join the Center’s Executive Vice President and COO,... Read More →