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Improve your research skills! Look through the class list below. Choose to attend a class that will offer you new computer skill and/or research methods. The more you learn, the more exciting and effective your research time will be. Plan to take one or more classes every week.
There are three ways to register for a class: 1) online by using the form on the "Calendar" or "Classes" pages; 2) Call the SGFSL at (435)-673-4591; 3) Come into the FSL to the Reception Desk.
We recently offered a family history training class to a local youth group. It was so fun and successful that we decided to open the class to other youths 12 years and older with basic computer skills. The class is offered every Tuesday morning from 10:00 - 12:00 and will cover how to: access the tree, make changes and corrections, find and add sources, find free genealogy internet sites, and add photos and stories to their family tree.
No registration is required, but come with . . .
This outstanding seven week series of research classes will cover class #4 this Saturday and continue each Saturday through July 13. This valuable series is taught by Elaine Booth, an experienced professional genealogist. Her focus is to sharpen the skills of all levels of family history researchers by teaching effective knowledge, research methods, and organization. All levels of experience are welcome.
WOW! Take an Image Found on BillionGraves and Attach to the Person's Corresponding Record in your FamilySearch Source Box!
June 13, 2013 - By Steve Anderson of FamilySearch
BillionGraves has recently added a new feature to their website called FamilySearch Connect. This feature allows anyone to take an image found on the BillionGraves website and attach it to the Source Box of the person’s corresponding FamilySearch record. This is one more example of two organizations working together to simply the process of identifying and documenting individuals. To see a video of how this works and to learn more about this new feature from BillionGraves click on "Read More."
Charting Companion for FamilySearch is now "Tree Access Certified" by Family Search and
MacFamilyTree and MobileFamilyTree are the first Mac "Tree Share Certified" applications for Mac OS X and iOS computers and mobile devices.
Read what these two programs offer the users . . .
In 1779, English clergyman John Newton published the lyrics to the now-famous hymn, “Amazing Grace.” When I read or listen to this song, the phrase “I once was lost but now am found” always strikes me, and I can’t help but think of the many who have lived but who are now “lost” from memory. . .
LOS ANGELES (May 1, 2013)– Findmypast.com, one of the an international leader in online family history, has published more than 23 million new records and 121 million pages of U.S. and world newspapers to its already extensive collection of historical records. New records, including Irish birth, marriage and death records, highlight important life events for our ancestors. Researchers can find . . .
by James Tanner June 15, 2013 from his Blog - Genealogy's Star http://genealogysstar.blogspot.com/
The following is the first part of his article. Click the link below to go to his website to read the whole article.
"This past week or so helping patrons at the Mesa FamilySearch Library raised some interesting issues. One patron, who was just beginning her research to extend her line, began finding records on her ancestor and almost immediately found a death record that gave her ancestor's parents. The record was interesting because the parents on the record were different than,
A Letter from FamilySearch:
Dear users of new.familysearch.org,
FamilySearch is preparing to move some of the sources from new.familysearch.org to Family Tree. If you created sources in new.familysearch.org and do not want to have them transferred to Family Tree, . . .