Genealogy Event Coming to Ogden, Utah October 6-7, 2006
Have you ever told yourself, "I'd like to
learn more about my roots"? The time has arrived and help is right at your
My Ancestors Found, a local Utah
business, has pinpointed Ogden, Utah as the place to be Oct 6-7, 2006.
Family history and genealogy enthusiasts will not be disappointed with the
more than 70 classes being offered to help you jump start the process. The
great thing about this is and you don't even have to have Utah roots.
Presentations for beginning or expanding your family
history have an "International Flare!"
Come learn how to find your African
American, American Indian, Chinese, English, German, Mexican, Italian,
and/or U.S. Ancestors. Discover more about Migration Patterns, Tracing
Ladies, Early Virginia Research, Wagon Trains and Indian Fights, U.S.
Civil War Records, Homesteading, Regional Approaches to Research, Tax
Records with an Uncommon Value, U.S. Census Records, Early LDS Ancestors,
Immigration and Naturalization, just to name a few. Increase your skills
by attending the hands-on computer lab and other technology based
presentations including: Mailing Lists, Message Boards, Blogs, RSS, and
Podcasts; Organizing Computer Files; GPS and the Genealogist; PDAs for
Genealogists; and that is only the beginning. Simple Research Tools for
Beginners and Learning to Plan a Family Reunion will also be available.
Gain a deeper understanding of major
family history collections available to us such as: Records in the Granite
Mountain Vault, Digital Family History Collections, Pedigree Resource
File; Ancestry.com, BYU Library, Ogden Regional Family History Center and
the world largest genealogy library - The Family History Library in Salt
Lake City. Benefits include learning how to Organize, Preserve and Share
your Family History, Write a Personal History, Scrapbook Historical
Events, Care and Repair for Photos, Mapping Your Family's History, Search
the Web. Presenters are flying in from all over the U.S. from New York
City to California!
The Exhibitors will be first class with
products and services including Professional Research Assistance from My
Ancestors Found, The Genealogical Institute, and Dee's Genealogy Service.
Family History Software including: RootsMagic, Legacy, Passage Express,
LifeStory, and PAF Insight. Genealogy books, CDs, scrapbooking supplies
and gift ideas include: Rootstamps, Generation Maps, Dee's T-shirts,
Legacy & Light, GenCharts for PAF, and other terrific stuff for
genealogists. Exhibitors are coming in from Arizona, California, Hawaii,
New Jersey, Texas, and Washington, with several local vendors from right
here in Utah!
Friday and Saturday evenings enjoy a live production performed in the
beautiful Peery Egyptian Theatre. "Remember the Tears" offers original
vignettes, music and art telling the stories of tragedy, humor, romance,
and triumph of the belated Mormon pioneer companies of 1856. This
presentation was written by Jolene Allphin and Sherryl Fowers and composed
by Peter and Mary Danzig. For full details about this fantastic event,
http://www.MyAncestorsFound.com or call 801.829.3295.