Salt Lake Valley Chapter


President: Maria Wittwer


Thursday, February 2

Picture Problems

7:00 pm

Riverton Library, 12877 S 1830 W, Riverton, Utah

Presented by Allyson Maughan on 2 Feb 2023.

Pictures tell us so much about our ancestors. However, at times our pictures present difficulties when they have no information, conflicting information, or partial information. Come learn how to solve these issues.

Allyson is a research consultant, national speaker, and writer. She graduated from Idaho State University in history education. She completed ProGen 53 in 2022 and a Genealogy Research and Writing Certificate from Salt Lake Community College in 2019. Her current goal is completing ICAPGen Level 1. She was the co-president of the Salt Lake Valley Chapter of UGA in 2019-2020. She enjoys historical pictures and poetry writing and shares tips on If she is not researching, she is with her husband and three girls enjoying family time in Salt Lake City.


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Month Presentation Presenter
November Multi-Chapter Event: A Celebration of Genealogy Cultures Various Presenters
August Hessian Soldiers – Where did they really come from? Gina Palmer
July Personalized Power Tools on Becky Adamson
June Recording your Family Stories Reem Awad-Rashmawi
May Community Reconstruction Workshop Joel Cannon
April Maximize Your Research Time Juli Anderson, AG
March RootsTech Review: A Roundtable Discussion Joel Cannon
February Community Reconstitution (A BYU Linking Library Presentation) Joe Price
January A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words Allyson Maughan


Month Presentation Presenter
November Multi-Chapter Event TBA
September Breaking Down Sources: Evaluating Records As Evidence Zachary Hamilton
August When Enough Is Enough Mallory Kempter
July -- --
April When Enough is Enough: Knowing When You’re Done Researching an Ancestor Mallory Kempter
March United States Protestant Church Records Cara Jones
February Are you new to Ancestry? Annette Adams
January Researching Women- Case Study of Mary Ann Inklekofer Allyson Maughan


Month Presentation Presenter
November Researching Across America, Multi-Chapter Event TBA
October Trip to Utah State Archives  
September England Church Records and Records of the Poor Margo McKinstry, AG
August Newspaper Research Nicole Kreis Kendall
July Yankees and Revels: Researching Your Civil War Ancestors Zachary Hamilton
June Lineage Societies: How to Join Them and Why You Should Crystal Farish
May Historical Events that Affect German Genealogical Research Fritz Juengling, PhD, AG
April FHL Research Day