South Davis Conference Schedule (tentative)
Saturday April 22, 2017
 
7:00 am: Registration Opens
8:00 am: Keynote Address, Ron Tanner, "Future of FamilySearch FamilyTree"
 
Session 1: 9:20-10:20 am
  CLASS PRESENTER
1 Finding Haplogroup Happiness Stephanie Saylor
2 Record Jurisdictions in Denmark and Norway Jeff Svare
3 Profile of a 19th Centry German Emigrant Baerbel Johnson
4 British Records Online: Which Website Has What you Need? Darris William
5 But it Ain't Really the ORIGINAL Record! Kory Meyerink
6 Getting Started with Military Records Richard Sayre
7 Standards for Beginners: A Road Map to Accuracy Peg Ivanyo
8 Beginning Patronymics Lin Hanson
9 What's in the Utah State Archives? Gina Strack
10 Overview of working with the Apps that Enhance FamilySearch.org Mary Jane Saylor
11 How to tell the Best Ten Stories of Your Life Tom Taylor
12 Early LDS Newspapers Laurie Castillo
13 The Thrill of On-Site Research Charlene Pipkin
14 Visualizing Historical Boundaries Holly Hansen
15 U.S. Church Records Marilyn Markham
 
Session 2: 10:40-11:40 am
  CLASS PRESENTER
1 Take 2! Stephanie Saylor
2 Migration In and From Denmark and Norway Jeff Svare
3 Research in Copenhagen Boyd Nielsen
4 Using Historical Newspapers to Learn More about your German Ancestor Baerbel Johnson
5 Ancestry Member Trees or FamilyTree at FamilySearch? Why not Both? Kory Meyerink
6 Timelines Mary Jane Saylor
7 Using Maps in Genealogy Richard Sayre
8 Finding Gold by Re-Proving Grandma's Research Peg Ivanyo
9 The Art of Family Storytelling Rhonda Lauritzen
10 Capturing Life Stories in Video Interview "Clips" Tom Taylor
11 LDS Missionary Ancestors - Utah Research Laurie Castillo
12 U.S. Research Strategies Charlene Pipkin
13 PERSI and Its 8,000 Periodicals Holly Hansen
14 Genealogy on the Go - Family History for your Mobile Device Zachary Hamilton
15 Beginning British Parish Registers Ginny Ackerson
 
 
Lunch Break / Visit Vendors 11:40 am - 1:00 pm
 
Session 3: 1:00-2:00 pm
  CLASS PRESENTER
1 The Function and Records of Estates in Denmark and Norway Jeff Svare
2 Brick Wall Problem Solving Darris Williams
3 Social Security Sleuthing Pamela Boyer Sayre
4 Lab on Paleography (two-hour lab will continue in session 4) Jill Woodbury and Maggie Richards
5 Using Technology to See Research more Clearly Peg Ivanyo
6 Searching Ancestry for Records Lin Hanson
7 Hidden Treasures on FamilySearch.org Mary Jane Saylor
8 All Things Audio Rhonda Lauritzen
9 Data to Drama: How to Write Compelling Family History Stories Alison Taylor
10 Introdution to Heraldry for Genealogists David Appleton
11 Pennsylvania Genealogical Research Ralph Tobias
12 Analysis Strategies for Brick Wall Ancestors Holly Hansen
13 HeritageQuest Online: Databases to Use at Home through your Library Don Snow and Linda Snow Westover
14 What's New at the Church History Library and the Family History Library Patsy Hendricksen and Marilyn Markham
15 Find Out How to Bring your Pictures to Life using QR Code Technology Marlo Schuldt
 
Session 4: 2:20-3:20 pm
  CLASS PRESENTER
1 Introduction to Danish Land Records Boyd Nielsen
2 Using German Printed Sources Baerbel Johnson
3 Research Communities and Research Help Darris William
4 Colonial Tax, Tithe, and Census Records Kory Meyerink
5 What's at the County Courthouse? Pamela Boyer Sayre
6 Paleography Lab, continued from session 3 Jill Woodbury and Maggie Richards
7 Census Records 1850 to 1940 Liz Miller
8 There's an App for That: Tracking your Resaerch Peg Ivanyo
9 Metadata - Writing on tohe Back of a Digital Photo Alison Taylor
10 In Their Footsteps - Genealogical Tourism David Appleton
11 U.S. Vital Records Laurie Castillo
12 Getting Started in Family History Research Ralph Tobia
13 Freeware for Family History: The Best Things in Life are Free Don Snow and Linda Snow Westover
14 Enhancing FamilySearch: Inro to FamilySearch Partner Sites Zachary Hamilton
     
 
Session 5: 3:40-4:40 pm
  CLASS PRESENTER
1 Danish Probate Records Boyd Nielsen
2 German Internet - Some Very Useful Sites Baerbel Johnson
3 Ohio Crossroads Kory Meyerink
4 Climbing your FamilyTree (getting started) Pamela Boyer Sayre
5 Consultant Tree-ahzh Toolbox Jill Woodbury
6 Using Evernote as a Research Log Liz Miller
7 Beyond Online and Into the Library Lin Hanson
8   Rhonda Lauritzen
9 How to Organize a Ward Research Program Dan Hull
10 Finding your New England Ancestors David Appleton
11 Utah Research Laurie Castillo
12 Languages in German Genealogial Documents Camille Andrus
13 Down in the Trenches: U.S. Military Records of your Ancestors Zachary Hamilton
14 U.S. Records Before 1850 Marilyn Markham
15 The Tales Dead Men Tell Ginny Ackerson
 
5:00 pm: Door Prize Drawings
5:15 pm: Brief Annual UGA Meeting