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Vital Records and the Digital Age

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Event Date/Time

February 15, 2016 09:00 AM   -   March 07, 2016 12:30 PM

Description and Highlights

Come join us and learn a different approach to researching vital records. This 4 week series of classes will be held each Monday beginning February 15th and ending March 7th.

Each week we will discuss a specific type of vital record, go over a step-by-step approach, and discuss some specific strategies aimed at successfully researching your family history.

Register by the week or register for the whole series and save $21.00

Notable Presenters

Arlene H. Eakle, Ph.D. President and founder of The Genealogical Institute, Inc., Dr. Eakle is a professional genealogist with more than 30 years' experience in research, consulting, lecturing, and writing. She has addressed more than 600 conferences, expos, seminars, and retreats.

Dr. Eakle is an expert in tracing families from New York, Southern U.S., British Isles, Switzerland, and parts of Germany. She claims a 96% success rate.

Dr. Eakle writes more than six blogs—Genealogy Evidence (since 2006), Kentucky, Scots-Irish, New York, Tennessee, Virginia and The Kingdoms: England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, and the Isles of the Sea. The focus of The Kingdoms blog is on the time period before America was settled, up to 1750.

The Genealogy Library Center, Inc., a non-profit genealogy library established by Arlene and her husband Alma Eakle, will be open to the public: With more than 100 manuscript collections, including a 6 ½ ton collection of English research materials; the Holly T. Hansen United States Book Collection (especially Virginia and Kentucky marriage records); and the Conner-Bishop Book Collection of more than 70,000 volumes.

Something you may not know about Dr. Eakle: She was an ethnic surname consultant to the US Bureau of the Census and the National Archives for the 1990 Federal Census.

James L. Tanner Is a retired attorney and business owner with over 33 years of experience in genealogical research. James was an intelligence officer during the Vietnam War, has a BA Degree in Spanish, a Masters Degree in Linguistics from the University of Utah, and a JD Degree in Law from Arizona State University.

He has nearly 40 years experience as a trial attorney in Arizona with experience in both real estate and probate law among other areas of the law. His expertise is in high demand, he taught classes at the Mesa FamilySearch Library for 10 years. He is currently teaching from nine to eleven hours a week at the BYU FamilySearch Library and training all Missionaries on the floor. He is the author of The Guide to FamilySearch Online.

James is an avid Blogger and his genealogy blog, Genealogy's Star is one of the top genealogy blogs in the US. He has been a presenter at a number of Expos and Conferences. He is the former owner of a retail computer business and Apple Macintosh software company.

Maps & Menus

Event Agenda

- Click on a class title to read the class description
- Click on a speaker name to read their bio
- All classes are based on local time
- Agenda is subject to change without notice



Vital Records and the Digital Age Agenda

Monday, February 15, 2016

8:30 am Week One: Log in and check your connection
9:00 am Session One Includes:


Vital Records and the Digital Age Agenda

Monday, February 22, 2016

8:30 am Week Two: Log in and check your connection
9:00 am Session Two Includes:


Vital Records and the Digital Age Agenda

Monday, February 29, 2016

8:30 am Week Three: Log in and check your connection
9:00 am Session Three Includes:


Vital Records and the Digital Age Agenda

Monday, March 07, 2016

8:30 am Week Four: Log in and check your connection
9:00 am Session Four Includes:

Event Sponsors

Supported By
LifeStory Productions, Inc,  Heritage Collector Software & 'How To' Books  

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