Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Riverton Saturday Seminar

The following is from the Riverton FamilySearch Library.

The Riverton FamilySearch Library will host a free seminar on
Saturday, November 16th, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
that will offer help to genealogists of all skill levels.

Riverton, Utah¾Discovering the Family History Center of Tomorrow
The family history center of the future is a place where families can discover together. It offers individuals and families simple, yet powerful, in-person experiences to discover their heritage and have their hearts turned to their ancestors.

Merrill White was born and raised in Sparks, Nevada. He graduated from BYU with a BA in history and a minor in music. He has worked for FamilySearch for 13 years, managed the Family History Library for six years, and is currently a product manager for the FamilySearch Discovery Center initiative. Merrill resides with his beautiful wife and five children in South Jordan, Utah. 

Following Merrill’s keynote presentation from 9:00 to10:00 a.m., two blocks of four classes each are offered that cover topics of interest for beginning, intermediate, and advanced family history enthusiasts.

10:15 a.m. Choose one of the following four classes:

·       “Using British Naming Patterns to Find Your Ancestors”¾Craig Foster

·       “How Photos and Stories Can Lead to Temple Work”¾Fran Jensen

·       “Ancestral Quest Basics”¾Bud Wood

·       United States Statewide Collections on FamilySearch.org¾Adele Marcum

11:30 a.m. Choose one of the following four classes:

·       “Doing Family History 15 Minutes at a Time by Organizing Your Time and Space”¾CindyLee Banks

·       “United States Church Records”¾Jill Shoemaker

·       “MacGyver Genealogy: How to Use What You Have to Create the Results You Want”¾Adele Marcum

·       Photo Editing to Prepare Pictures for Family Tree and Other Uses¾Paul Hyer

Registration is not required for this free seminar. The Riverton FamilySearch Library is located in the LDS Riverton Office Building at 3740 West Market Center Drive. The facility is near the intersection of Bangerter Highway and 13400 South, just east of The Home Depot.

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