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Thursday, January 9, 2020
Researching Women- Case Study of Mary Ann Inklekofer  (Salt Lake Valley Chapter)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Presented by Allyson Maughan.

Learn techniques for finding women in our research and hear a case study about Mary Ann Wolf using these techniques.

Allyson Maughan studied at SLCC and received her certificate of Genealogy Research and Writing in May 2019. Her currently course work is Preparing for CG. She is a current member of UGA and is co-President of SLV chapter.



Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Unique Resources at the Family History Library  (South Davis Chapter)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Presented by Cara Jones.

Come and learn how to make the most out of your time at the Family History Library. This class will discuss the unique resources available at the Library for your family history research.

Cara graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor’s degree in Family History and a Master’s degree in American History. She enjoys researching in military records and the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. Cara is a member of the Utah Genealogical Association and is employed as a research specialist on the VIP team at the Family History Library. More information on Cara can be found at the FamilySearch wiki.




Thursday, February 6, 2020
Are you new to Ancestry?  (Salt Lake Valley Chapter)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Presented by Annette Adams.

Are you new to Ancestry? If so, don't miss the powerful new features that help you save time, find information faster, and make your experience more enjoyable. You'll learn how to use the search feature, navigate the home page, and quickly see what's new on the tree. Most important, you'll never lose notes again by learning how to add them to your tree. I hope to see you there.

As a native German from Hamburg, Annette takes immense interest in German genealogy and emigration, and consulting others in discovering their own German heritage. She is currently a genealogy student at Brigham Young University Idaho and a former intern with the German Slavic Research team at the Salt Lake City Family History Library.



Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Writing a Personal History Your Grandchildren Will Read  (South Davis Chapter)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Presented by John Hart.

John Leslie Hart graduated from Utah’s Weber State College in psychology. He originally planned to be a therapist, but on graduation day took off to Los Angeles with a camera, typewriter, $20 and a gas card. He eventually became a newspaper reporter and photographer, specializing in mental health issues, later covering family history for the Church News. In his career, he traveled to more than 40 other countries, became an editor, retired early, and began publishing. He enjoys fitness, active outdoor sports and travel. He volunteered in addiction recovery, family history research and has been a lay minister.




Thursday, March 5, 2020
United States Protestant Church Records  (Salt Lake Valley Chapter)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Presented by Cara Jones.

A discussion of the eight key Protestant churches in the United States will include the different types of records that were created and the genealogical information they contain. An exploration in ways to determine the church your ancestor attended and how to identify and locate these valuable records will also be included.

Cara graduated from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor’s degree in Family History and a Master’s degree in American History. She enjoys researching in military records and the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. Cara is a member of the Utah Genealogical Association and is employed as a research specialist on the VIP team at the Family History Library. More information on Cara can be found on the FamilySearch wiki.



Wednesday, March 18, 2020
The Bred, the Wed, and the Dead: an Introduction to U.S. Vital Records  (South Davis Chapter)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Presented by Mallory Kempter.

This class will focus on introducing the major types of United States vital records, the differences based on location and the development through time. This class will also provide an introduction to effective vital record searches and methods for locating difficult records.

Mallory Christensen Kempter is a native Utahn who enjoys the outdoors and watching movies with her husband. Mallory has a Bachelors in Genealogy from Brigham Young University. Her research specialties include the North Central and Midwest Regions, as well as LDS and immigrant research. Mallory works at the Family History Library in Salt Lake as a Research Specialist and is passionate about genealogical research.



The Bred, the Wed, and the Dead: an Introduction to U.S. Vital Records  (South Davis Chapter)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Presented by Mallory Kempter.

This class will focus on introducing the major types of United States vital records, the differences based on location and the development through time. This class will also provide an introduction to effective vital record searches and methods for locating difficult records.

Mallory Christensen Kempter is a native Utahn who enjoys the outdoors and watching movies with her husband. Mallory has a Bachelors in Genealogy from Brigham Young University. Her research specialties include the North Central and Midwest Regions, as well as LDS and immigrant research. Mallory works at the Family History Library in Salt Lake as a Research Specialist and is passionate about genealogical research.




Thursday, April 2, 2020
When Enough is Enough: Knowing When You’re Done Researching an Ancestor  (Salt Lake Valley Chapter)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Presented by Mallory Kempter.

This class will focus on answering the question “Have I done enough research to move on from this ancestor?” This class will help provide a basic guideline for researchers to know when they have “dug deep enough” and when they need to keep going.

Mallory Christensen Kempter is a native Utahn who enjoys the outdoors and watching movies with her husband. Mallory has a Bachelors in Genealogy from Brigham Young University. Her research specialties include the North Central and Midwest Regions, as well as LDS and immigrant research. Mallory works at the Family History Library in Salt Lake as a Research Specialist and is passionate about genealogical research.



Wednesday, April 15, 2020
Essential Resources for German Research  (South Davis Chapter)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Presented by Annette Adams.

As a native German from Hamburg, Annette takes immense interest in German genealogy and emigration, and consulting others in discovering their own German heritage. She is currently a genealogy student at Brigham Young University Idaho and a former intern with the German Slavic Research team at the Salt Lake City Family History Library.




Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Early German Migration (The Great Migration in the early 1700s)  (South Davis Chapter)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Presented by Bette Bohman.