Thursday, May 14, 2015

Riverton Saturday Seminar

The following is from FamilySearch.

Our Family History Journey

Riverton, Utah, May 11, 2015—The Riverton FamilySearch Library will host a free seminar on Saturday, May 16, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. The seminar will help genealogists of all skill levels learn how to:
  • Involve children, nephews, and nieces in family history and help them see that they are part of a much larger family fabric.
  • Engage family in their heritage.
  • Teach family members to understand the past and gain inspiration from the greatness of their heritage.
  • Help family members discover the sacrifices made in the past and learn the benefits of those sacrifices.
Beginning at 9:00 a.m., guests will hear from President Glenn M. Johns and his wife, Rosalyn. President Johns is the first counselor in the presidency of the Family and Church History Headquarters mission, with offices located in the Joseph Smith Memorial Building. President and Sister Johns will share their personal, ward, and family experiences with family history.
Following the keynote presentation from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m., two blocks of four classes each are offered that cover topics of interest for beginning, intermediate, and advanced family history enthusiasts.

10:10–11:10 a.m. Choose one of the following four classes:
  • “Religious Migration History and Genealogy”—David Dilts
  • “From Chaos to C.A.L.M.”—Tom and Alison Taylor
  • “Danish Research”—Orla and Karen Pedersen
  • “Brick Walls: Finding Your Missing Ancestors, Part 3”—Tom and Betsy Neil
11:20 a.m.–12:20 p.m. Choose one of the following four classes:
  • “Canadian Immigration”—David Dilts
  • “How to Choose and Use Photos in a Personal or Family History”—Tom and Alison Taylor
  • “Introduction to Kinpoint”—Matt Brooks
  • “Brick Walls: Finding Your Missing Ancestors, Part 4”—Tom and Betsy Neil
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 (13175 South), Riverton, Utah.

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