Mesa AZ FamilySearch Library

CLASS CHOICES WITH DESCRIPTION AND HANDOUTS

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Dr. Robert MasseyKatie Gertz
9:55 AM - 10:55 AM
CLASS TITLE CLASS DESCRIPTION PRESENTER NAMES HANDOUTS
Wiki:The Perfect Research Vehicle Wiki is a comprehensive resource for family history research. Informative and interesting, Wiki is filled with guides, facts, explanations on how to do and where to find what you are seeking, historical and current information, maps, forms for logging research, Internet links to thousands of other resources, and more! Because it is so comprehensive Wiki is referred to by seasoned genealogists as the most valuable resource relating to family history research. Carma Ellingson 2016 WIKI-ASU Conference
Exploring the FamilySearch App Gallery This online genealogy database has one of the best searching algorithms in the industry. This class will help you become familiar with the record collections, record searching, and record matching capabilities within the millions of records in this website as well as other important features they offer. You will learn about the "Record Detective" and its powerful search technology. This website adds incredible depth to your research and connects you with "cousins" all around the world. James Tanner 2016 ASU Exploring FS App Gallery
Beginning your Family History...be smart, be efficient, save time Start your exciting genealogy journey correctly: save time by getting organized and talking to family members; be efficient using technology and personal database programs; learn to use existing internet websites for maximum effectiveness; and stay on track using a Research log. Darlene Brady 2016 ASU- be smart,efficient save time
Do I Remember Star Trek? I’m Living It! Researching Family History Using Videoconferencing Video Conference Calls using Google Hangout, Skype, FaceTime & Facebook Robin Salthouse & Marilyn Howard 2016 ASU FS Videoconferencing Resource
Indexing Part 1 Indexing can be really fun when one is informed at the beginning. Many people have heard of Indexing, some just start on their own and find out later they could have been more effective had they accessed other helps available when they began. When friends started asking questions, it would have been nice to have more definitive answers. Bette Scott 2016 ASU Indexing Handout
Census Records The census is one of the most useful tools for the family historian/genealogist. Jeanne Koniuszy 2016 ASU Hide and Seek in the US Census
Using the Program FindMyPast   Melba Preece 2016 ASU FindMyPast Handout
Using DNA in Family History Research Steve Packer 2016 ASU DNA Handout
Researching Family History from Home   Charles Shults 2016 ASU Using the Internet from Home
Powerful Websites for German Genealogical Research Barbara Holm 2016 ASU German Websites
Beginning your Research in England Denise Crawford 2016 ASU England Lesson
11:05 AM - 12:05 AM
CLASS TITLE CLASS DESCRIPTION PRESENTER NAMES HANDOUTS
A few fabulous, favorite, free FamilySearch Apps Leone Pearce FamilySearch Apps Handout
Audacious Memories Part I Wallace Haws Audacious Memories Pt 1 Handout
The Genealogy School of Hard Knocks Wendy Carlson School of Hard Knocks Handout
Getting Organized - Electronically Lynn Melville No Handout
RootsMagic Tips and Techniques Chuck Filteau Roots Magic Tips Handout
Find A Grave   Shirley Nance Find AGrave Handout
Making the most of MyHeritage   James Tanner MyHeritage Handout
Using Probate Records in Family History   LeRoy Atkins Probate Records Handout
City Directories and Family History Katie Gertz City Directories Handout
Researching your Canadian Ancestors   LaVerne Aitchison Canadian Research Handout
Finding the Poor   Dr. Melanie Sturgeon Finding the Poor Handout
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM ***LUNCH***
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
CLASS TITLE CLASS DESCRIPTION PRESENTER NAMES HANDOUTS
The Family History Guide   James Tanner Family History Guide Handout
Audacious Memories Part II   Wallace Haws Audacious Memories Pt 2 Handout
Lessor Known Genealogical Resources: Great New Potential   Robert Wilbank IV Lessor Known Genealogical Resources Handout
But isn't everything on-line? Family History Research in State Archives   Dr. Melanie Sturgeon Famly History in State Archives
RootsMagic Tips and Tricks   Suzanne Brayer Roots Magic Handout
Military Records Basic Training   Charles Shults Military Records Handout
Learning the Mesa Family Search Library Website   Jean Wharton MFSL Website Handout
Using Land records in your Family research   LeRoy Atkins Land Records Handout
Immigration and Naturalizations Records   Steve Packer Immigration Records Handout
Swedish Genealogy Research:  Part 1 Sweden      Martha Hewett Swedish Research Handout
A Castle in Phoenix?: How to do Irish Genealogy Research Without Going to Ireland.   Cindy Patricki Irish Research Handout
2:10 PM - 3:10 PM
CLASS TITLE CLASS DESCRIPTION PRESENTER NAMES HANDOUTS
Family Search   Carma Lee Ellingson Family Search Handout
Descendency Research   Edith Haws Descendancy Research Pt 1
Descendancy Research Pt 2
Using Historical Newspapers   Denise Crawford Historical Newspapers Handout
Using the Google Goldmine for Genealogy   James Tanner Using Google for Genealogy Handout
Indexing made easier   Patricia Badger Indexing Handout
Basic Navigation of Family Tree   Ann Tanner Family Tree Handout
  Leone Pearce American Ancestors Handout
Piecing Together your Family Puzzle: Getting Started   Carolyn Brown Piecing your family puzzle together
Finding the Hidden Secrets of Your Utah Pioneers   Peggy Ash No Handout
Swedish Genealogy Research: , Part 2 Sweden   Mary Safsten http://mesafsl.org/MyExpo/Conference2016/Handouts/MARTHA HEWETT ASU 2016 SWEDISH RESEARCH.pdf
Using Immigration records in your Family Research   Deanna Johnson Immigration Records Handout
3:20 PM - 4:20 PM
CLASS TITLE CLASS DESCRIPTION PRESENTER NAMES HANDOUTS
FamilySearch Family Tree- Why it works and why it doesn't.   James Tanner No Handout
Using ancestry.com and familysearch.org Together to Find Our Cousins Alan Griffin Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Handout
Using Civil War Military Records in your Family Research   Civil War Records Handout
Faith of our Fathers:Church Resources in Genealogy   Robert Wilbank IV Church Resources Handout
Things I Wish I had known in the Beginning Marsha Allen Things I wish I Knew Handout
Using the Internet for Research   Suzanne Brayer  
Using the Ipad to collect documents & records.   Using IPad for Genealogy Handout
Preserving Family Photos and Records   Dr. Melanie Sturgeon Preserving Family Photos Handout
Native American Research Emerson Mose No Handout
Researching your Italian Ancestors Massimo Franceschini No Handout
Afro-American Research   Emily Garber African American Handout