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November Family History Library Research Retreat

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Event Location Address

Family History Library
35 N. West Temple
Salt Lake City , Utah 84150

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Event Date/Time

November 5, 2018 8:00 AM - November 10, 2018 5:00 PM

Description and Highlights

One week of dedicated research yields amazing results. Join us for a week filled with expert classes and hours of research time at the reknowned Family History LIbrary in Salt Lake City with our experts. Each morning we will meet in the classroom to teach research techniques used by the experts and consult with you on your personal research problems. The rest of the day will be in actual research in the Library. Our experts will be by your side helping you every step of the way!


Research Professionals

Holly T. Hansen President and founder of Family History Expos, Inc., has been instrumental in helping thousands understand the principles, strategies, and sources they can use to trace their roots in today's ever-changing technological environment.

She is the mastermind behind more than 50 Family History Expos, held across the United States, and numerous Retreats at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, and repositories in diverse cities. She is dedicated to helping individuals and families, one-on-one, with their personal research needs. Currently, she is involved in creating podcasts, webinars, and video presentations to help people move forward in their family history endeavors.

Holly’s titles include author, lecturer, editor and publisher. She has produced more than 100 unique syllabus and class handout books for Family History Expos attendees. Hansen is a former editor of Everton's Genealogical Helper magazine, and editor of the 10th and 11th editions of The Handybook for Genealogists, with more than one million copies sold. She has also authored The Directory of North American Railroads, Trekking for Ancestors, co-authored a series of 16 family history interview books entitled Celebrating and Capturing the Memories and 20 in-depth Research Guides for many aspects of family history research.

Holly and her husband, Chris P. Hansen, have been married for 38 years and are the parents of five remarkable children. Holly received an Honors BA in History from Weber State University and continues to dedicate time to education on a daily basis.

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.

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Event Registration Fee

  • (Expires: February 05, 2018 )

Event Lodging

  • Salt Lake Plaza Hotel at Temple Square
    122 West South Temple
    Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
    Room - Standard - $89.00

    Individuals are responsible to call in their own reservations at 800-366-3684. Please identiry yourself as staying with Family History Expos when making your reservation.

    Deluxe rooms are available at $99.00 per day.

    Parking $8.00 per day.

    Free Shuttle to and from airport.

    Free WiFi in rooms.

    If you have questions please ask for Rich Williams. He will take care of any concerns or special needs you may have.

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



November Family History Library Research Retreat Agenda

Monday, November 05, 2018

8:00 am Meet in FHL Lobby
8:15 am Monday Classroom Instruction
10:00 am Library Research until 5:00 P.M.


November Family History Library Research Retreat Agenda

Tuesday, November 06, 2018

8:00 am Tuesday Classroom Instruction
10:00 am Library Research until 5:00 P.M.


November Family History Library Research Retreat Agenda

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

8:00 am Wednesday Classroom Instruction
10:00 am Library Research until 5:00 P.M.


November Family History Library Research Retreat Agenda

Thursday, November 08, 2018

8:00 am Thursday Classroom Instruction
10:00 am Library Research until 5:00 P.M.


November Family History Library Research Retreat Agenda

Friday, November 09, 2018

8:00 am Friday Classroom Instruction
10:00 am Library Research until 5:00 P.M.


November Family History Library Research Retreat Agenda

Saturday, November 10, 2018

8:00 am Saturday Classroom Instruction
10:00 am Library Research until 5:00 P.M.

Event Sponsors

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Family History Expos, Inc.  

Event Contact

For more information contact:
FHE Office

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