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Thursday, March 5
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
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
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
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
Early German Migration (The Great Migration in the early 1700s)  (South Davis Chapter)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Presented by Bette Bohman.