Ruth Ellen   Maness, AG

35+ years experience in Germanic & Scandinavian records, Former Senior Research Consultant at the Family History Library. Co-compiler, Passport to Paradise: The Copenhagen "Mormon" Passenger Lists, Legacy of Sacrifice; lecturer for NGS, FGS, BYU, UGA, ICAPGen conferences; Former instructor at the Salt Lake Institute; Germany, Poland, England, South Africa, and Eastern/Southern/Mid-Western U.S. research trips; contributor to Everton's Genealogical Helper.

Schedule

July 11, 2017
10:00 am : Genealogy of Temple Record Keeping

(Experienced) After you view this class you will know how temple record keeping evolved over time. You will know how to access records submitted by people who may have had a personal relationship with, a working knowledge, of ancestors born in the 1700s.

 
11:00 am : LDS Specific Records Hold an Abundance of Information for Non-Mormons Too

(Experienced) After you view this class you will know how to locate records created by and for LDS members and their ancestors. Just like the U.S. Federal Census records were created by the government for a specific purpose but today are helpful to any number of people for multiple reasons. LDS specific records are also extremely helpful to any number of people for multiple reasons. You will know how to locate patriarchal blessings, ward minutes, membership records, church census, mission records, and more.