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Mar 8 & 9 2013 - Discover Your Family Genealogy Conference

March 21 - 23 2013 RootsTech Genealogy Fair SLC

Jan 19, 2013 - Portland Area PAF Users Group

 

This Schedule is subject to change
The schedule was last updated on February 25, 2013

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Lunch will not be provided, though an area for eating will be available. There are restaurants within 5 minutes of the conference.

Mt Hood Family History Conference Schedule 2013 - FRIDAY, March 8th


Time

Room 1

Room 2

Room 3

Room 4

Room 5

  9 am

Check-In

10 am

Welcome and Keynote Address
Stephen P. Morse - "One-Step WebPages: A Potpourri of Genealogical Search Tools"

12 pm

Susan LeBlanc
Research Strategies - Tracking Your Families

(All Skill Levels)

Scott Edwards
Scanning Photos and Documents for Use in Family History - Part 1

(Beginner to Intermediate)

Richard Halliday
Church Records in England, Wales and Scotland

(Beginner to Intermediate)

Hannah Allan
Bury the Dead, Not the Living: Organizing and Preserving Records
(Beginner to Intermediate)

Judith Scott
Colonial Migration Routes

 

(All Levels)

  1 pm

Lunch      Research help available in Cultural Hall      Family History Center Tours      Table Exhibits
Video Tour of Granite Mountain Record Vaults in Chapel

  2 pm

Stephen P. Morse
From DNA and Genetic Genealogies: Everything You Wanted to Know Bur Were Afraid to Ask
(All Skill Levels)

Scott Edwards
Scanning Photos and Documents for Use in Family History - Part 2

(Beginner to Intermediate)

Beverly Rice
Looking at Census Schedules "Through the Eyes of a Beginner"

(Beginner)

Brian McCann
Documenting Sources - Pay Me Now or Pay Me Later

 

(Beginner to Intermediate)

Judith Scott
Placing Out: The Story of America's Orphan Train Children

(All Levels)

  3 pm

Stephen Morse
Genealogy Beyond the Y Chromosome: Autosomes Exposed
(Intermediate to Advanced)

Keith Pyeatt
Courthouse Records: The Genealogical Value in Dusty Old Books & Files
(Beginner to Intermediate)

Beverly Rice
The Personal Touch, Using Letters & Diaries in Your Research
(Beginner to Intermediate)

Cindy Webb
Using Collateral Lines - Create a New Picture of Your Family By Using Collateral Lines
(All Skill Levels)

Peggy Baldwin
Shrewd Internet Strategies

 

(Intermediate)

  4 pm

Keith Pyeatt
U.S. Land Records: The Public Land States, or Homage to the Square.
(All Skill levels)

Susan LeBlanc
Immigration/Naturalization

 

(Beginner to Intermediate)

Megan Wright
Finding Your Ancestors Stories-
Discover Sources for Biographical Information
(Beginner to Intermediate)

 

Brian McCann
Source Sleuthing
Getting More From Your Sources
(Beginner to Intermediate)

Hannah Allan
How to Start Your Family Tree and Not Get Overwhelmed

(Beginner)

  5 pm

Stephen Morse
Phonetic Matching: Soundex with Fewer False Hits
(Intermediate to Advanced)

Beverly Rice
Heading to the Courthouse - What to Expect in County Research
(Beginner)

Paul Work
German Migration in the Maelstrom of History

(Beginner)

Duane Funk
Ports and Shipping Lines
The Atlantic Crossing

(All Skill Levels)

Cindy Webb
Conquer the Challenge of Finding Female Ancestors

(All Skill Levels)

  6 pm

Light Refreshments and Networking in Cultural Hall

6:30 - 8:30 pm

Video Presentation - A Celebration of Family History  with World Famous Historian David McCullough
Celebrate the joys of family history.  Listen to music from the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra.

*Beginning and All Skill Level classes are appropriate for youth.

 

Mt Hood Family History Conference Schedule 2013 - SATURDAY, March 9th


Time

Room 1

Room 2

Room 3

Room 4

Room 5

  9 am

Check In

10 am

Stephen P. Morse
One Step WebPages: A Hodgepodge of Lesser Known Gems
(All Skill Levels)

Scott Edwards
Repairing, Preserving and Archiving Photos - Part 1

(Beginner to Intermediate)

Tom O'Brien
Discovering the Treasures of Family Search- Part 1

(All Skill Levels)

Richard Halliday
Citing Your Sources
Genealogy Without Sources is Just Gossip
(Beginner)

John Rudnick
Hard Drive Management - A Place for Everything and Everything in Its Place
(Beginner)

11 am

Connie Lenzen
Censuses: How to Find Them and Squeeze Every Bit of Information Out of Them (Beginner)

Scott Edwards
Repairing, Preserving and Archiving Photos - Part 2

(Beginner to Intermediate)

Tom O'Brien
Discovering the Treasures of Family Search - Part 2

(All Skill Levels)

Gerald Lenzen
Footprints of Our Wanderers (America to Germany)

(All Skill Levels)

John Rudnick
Computerizing Paper Records & Organizing Computer Files

(Intermediate to Advanced)

12 pm

Connie Lenzen
Help! I Need to Tame the Papers and Get Organized

(Beginner)

Beverly Rice
Breaking Through Brick Walls - Using Timelines in Genealogical Research
(Beginner)

JoAnne Haugen
Wagons West
Major Migration Trails of the Western U.S.
(All Skill Levels)

Keith Pyeatt
Introduction to Probate Records

(Beginner to Intermediate)

Susan Baird
Grand Parenting - Nurturing our Posterity

(All Skill Levels)

1 pm

Lunch       Research help available in Cultural Hall       Family History Center Tours       Table Exhibits
Informal Q & A with Stephen P. Morse in Chapel

2 pm

JoAnne Haugen
Mistaken Identity -
How Do I Know I Have the Right Family?
(Intermediate)

Barbara Hershey
Researching Your Jewish Ancestors - Debunking the Myths
(All Skill Levels)

Connie Lenzen
Gone to See the Elephant: The Oregon Trail

(Beginner to Intermediate)

Barbara Hovorka
How to Begin the Quest of Family History

(Beginner)

Susan Baird
Family Reunions: Binding Our Families Together

(All Skill Levels)

3 pm

Stephen P. Morse
The 1940 Census: Searching With and Without an Index
(All Skill Levels)

Susan LeBlanc
Cemetery Research Strategy

 

(Beginner to Intermediate)

Keith Pyeatt
Planning a Successful Research Genealogical Trip

(Beginner to Intermediate)

Jewell Dunn
Maps and Gazetteers to Find Towns, Villages and Hamlets
(Intermediate)

Hannah Allan
History for the Genealogist: How to Include General History and Use Historical Societies
(Beginner to Intermediate)

4 pm

Shawna Gandy
Preserving Your Priceless Family History

(All Skill Levels)

Susan LeBlanc
Genealogy Education - Learn How to Enhance Your Research
(All Skill Levels)

Elaine Butler
Making Family History Accessible to Children

(All Skill Levels)

Jewell Dunn
Using Uncommon Sources to Find German Village Origins
(Intermediate)

Hannah Allan
Beginning Records and Methodology

 (Beginner to Intermediate)

5:00 - 5:30 pm

                                               Light Refreshments and Networking in Cultural Hall

*Beginning and All Skill Levels are appropriate for youth.

Thank you for attending the Mt Hood Family History Conference 2013