Upcoming Presentations

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Please note that unless otherwise specified, presentations are generally an hour in length.

 

 

Sunday, December 9, 2018, 6:30 pm  –  1215 N 1000 W, Mapleton, Utah

What’s APPening?

Family History discoveries are waiting for us right at our fingertips.  Learn about apps that will appeal to all ages and experience levels and bring the joy of genealogy to everyone.

 

Sunday, January 6, 2019, 6:30 pm  –  1215 N 1000 W, Mapleton, Utah

DNA Basics

Have you wondered about using DNA in your research?  Come and learn about the different types of DNA tests, the different companies you can test with, what genealogy problems can be addressed with DNA, and a few examples of what DNA can do to knock down those brick walls.

Note – this class is great preparation for Brick Wall Smashing with DNA on January 19th.

 

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Address to come, this is the yearly Mapleton Family History Fair.  We have an awesome keynote speaker this year.  You don’t want to miss this!

11 am  –  What’s APPening?

Family History discoveries are waiting for us right at our fingertips.  Learn about apps that will appeal to all ages and experience levels and bring the joy of genealogy to everyone.  25-minute class

11:30 am – Why DNA?

Have you wondered about using DNA to help your research?  Learn a few basics that can help you decide which test to buy and who to test to help solve your brick walls.  25-minute class

1:30 pm  –  Brick Wall Smashing with DNA

Your best DNA matches are the ones that don’t make sense.  Learn how to analyze your matches in a new way to help break through brick walls, identify unknown parents, and bring miracles to your research.  90-minute class

 

Sunday, February 3, 2019, 6:30 pm  –  1215 N 1000 W, Mapleton, Utah

Gifts That Turn Hearts

Help your loved ones turn their hearts to their ancestors by giving meaningful family history gifts.  Examples will include both simple, and more complex gift ideas that will help you find ways to invite connections between the generations of your family.

 

Sunday, March 3, 2019, 6:30 pm  –  1215 N 1000 W, Mapleton, Utah

What Are the Records Really Telling Me?  Learning to Use Indirect Evidence

We all love direct evidence – records that explicitly tell us the very thing we want to know.  But for many of our ancestors, there are no records about their lives that offer direct evidence.  So how do we prove their details and relationships? By collecting and carefully analyzing indirect evidence!

 

Sunday, April 14, 2019, 6:30 pm  –  1215 N 1000 W, Mapleton, Utah

Making the Most of Ancestry.com Trees

Why have a tree on Ancestry.com?  Is public or private better?  Learn how to create and use Ancestry.com Trees from scratch, by uploading a gedcom file, or by importing from FamilySearch.  Learn how to use that magical FamilySearch button to easily send data back and forth between FamilySearch and Ancestry.  Give your research a boost by adding the power of an Ancestry Tree.

 

Sunday, May 5, 2019, 6:30 pm  –  1215 N 1000 W, Mapleton, Utah

Brick Wall Smashing with DNA

Your best DNA matches are the ones that don’t make sense.  Learn how to analyze your matches in a new way to help break through brick walls, identify unknown parents, and bring miracles to your research.  90-minute class

 

Sunday, June 2, 2019, 6:30 pm  –  1215 N 1000 W, Mapleton, Utah

What’s APPening?

Family History discoveries are waiting for us right at our fingertips.  Learn about apps that will appeal to all ages and experience levels and bring the joy of genealogy to everyone.