We will be open Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, but we will be closed on Thursday, December 12, for just one day!
The SGFSL will be getting a new Firewall/ Router on Thursday. When we open on Friday morning at 9 A.M., our internet will be four times faster. It will be well worth one more day of being closed to have each of our 136 computers functioning at a greater speed.
Learn how to register for a multi-part class such as 110 Family Tree
If you choose to attend a multi-part class such as number 110 Family Tree 1-4 which has four parts, be sure to "Book" each of them individually. You can register (Book) a class by clicking on the Classes/Register tab above.
Classes must be taken in numerical order and registered for each part. . .
The St. George GenealogyNow Expo sponsored by the St. George FamilySearch Library is scheduled for Friday and Saturday, March 14 and 15 in the Dixie College Institute Building.
Both days will begin with an outstanding keynote speaker followed by an excellent choice of classes. There will be an Exhibit Hall with representatives of well-known genealogy companies, websites, and groups. Put the conference date on your 2014 calendar and plan to attend.
By Kattie Gale of FamilySearch
Do you ever find yourself wasting precious indexing time moving your hand back and forth from the keyboard to the mouse just to perform simple tasks? In FamilySearch indexing, you can complete many tasks in two or three different ways. You may select options from menus, click on icons, or use keyboard shortcuts. . .
Ann Amadori lives in Virginia but her grandmother came from Nova Scotia. Ann’s cousin had visited Halifax and found a wonderful library where she thought there might be more information about the family. For most of the 1980s Ann tried to convince her family that Nova Scotia was a fun vacation destination. (Sound familiar?) It was a hard sell to her . . .
When piecing together the clues of your family tree, it’s exciting to find one or more family members listed in documents as historic as census records or passenger lists, but don’t let the celebration of your discovery distract you from gleaning all you can from these records. There are sometimes subtle, but important clues that tie census records, passenger arrival records, and naturalization papers to one another. Knowing where to look and what to do with the clues you find can help save you a tremendous amount of time in your on going search. . .
by Steve Anderson of FamilySearch
Descendancy research is the process of finding all the descendants (children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and so on) of one of your ancestors. Descendancy research is a great way to identify and connect with distant cousins, locate family documents and photos, share stories, and . . .