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Class Schedule


  • The following class schedule is from the 2013 Tour. Expect a new class schedule for the 2014 tour to be posted during 2014.

    Sunday

    7:30 pm           Welcome – by Leland K Meitzler

    Monday

    8:00 am            Welcome/Introductions
    8:30                  Understanding the Subscription Databases Offered in the Family History Library - taught by Joy Price
    9:30                  Reading the Old Germanic Handwriting - taught by Kevan Hansen
    10:35               Mind Mapping Your Research Plans and Results - Thomas MacEntee
    11:30               LUNCH - on your own or walk over to the LDS Church Cafeteria as a group
    1:00 pm           Locating Colonial Massachusetts Ancestors - taught by Maureen Mac Donald
    2:30                  Federal Censuses, State Censuses, and Substitute Name Lists, Part 1 - taught by William Dollarhide
    4:00                  Successful Collateral & Cluster Searching - taught by Thomas MacEntee
    6:00                  Annual Dinner - with guest speaker, Crista Cowan - the barefoot genealogist from Ancestry.com

    Tuesday

    8:00 am            Colonial Tidewater Virginia Research – taught by Arlene Eakle
    9:15                  Irish Research at the Family History Library - taught by Dwight Radford
    10:30                You Use WHAT for Genealogy? Wonderful Uses for Unusual Tools - taught by Thomas MacEntee
    11:30                LUNCH – on your own or walk over to the LDS Church Cafeteria as a group
    1:00 pm            Pennsylvania Research, Part 1 - taught by Linda Brinkerhoff
    2:30                  Federal Censuses, State Censuses, and Substitute Name Lists, Part 2 - taught by William Dollarhide
    4:00                  They're Alive! - Searching for Living Persons - taught by Thomas MacEntee
    7:00 to 9 pm   Intro to DNA & I've had My DNA Tested, Now What? (2-part class)- Taught by Anna Swayne from Ancestry.com

  • Wednesday

    8:00 am            English Research Before 1650, Part 1 – taught by Arlene Eakle
    9:15                  Finding the Place in Germany - taught by Kevan Hansen
    10:30                Finding Ancestors Among the Rubble of Disaster & Misfortune - taught by Thomas MacEntee
    11:30                LUNCH – on your own or walk over to the LDS Church Cafeteria as a group
    1:00 pm            Understanding & Using MyHeritage - taught by Mark Olsen
    2:30                  Heritage Quest, the Treasure Chest - taught by Maureen MacDonald
    4:00                  Wolfram-Alpha for Genealogists - taught by Thomas MacEntee
    7:00                  Flip-Pal Discussion & Demonstration - taught by Leland & Dale Meitzler

    Thursday
    8:00 am           English Research Before 1650, Part  #2 – Arlene Eakle
    9:15                  U.K. & Irish Research on the Internet - taught by Dwight Radford
    10:30                Metadata for Digital Images - taught by Thomas MacEntee
    11:30                LUNCH – on your own or walk over to the LDS cafeteria as a group
    1:00 pm            Pennsylvania Research, Part 2 - taught by Linda Brinkerhoff
    2:30                  Ten Ways to Jumpstart Your Eastern European Research - taught by Lisa Alzo
    4:00                  Self-Publishing for Genealogists – taught by Thomas MacEntee & Lisa Alzo
    7:00                  Legacy Family Tree - Unofficial, Unscripted Legacy Users Gathering, led by Loni Gardner

    Friday
    8:00 am          Understanding & Using FamilySearch Family Tree - taught by Joy Price
    9:15                 New England Colonial Towns - Taught by Linda Brinkerhoff
    10:30               Pinning Your Family History - taught by Thomas MacEntee
    11:30               LUNCH – on your own or walk over to the LDS cafeteria as a group
    1:00 pm          Sources are NOT all Created Equal - taught by Maureen MacDonald
    2:30                 Immigrant Cluster Communities: Past Present & Future - taught by Lisa Alzo
    4:00                 Family History Trippin': Planning a Successful Genealogy Trip - taught by Thomas MacEntee
    7:00                 Open Period - Currently Unscheduled


    Saturday

    8:00 am         Heritage Quest: U.S. Research the Easy Way - taught by Maureen MacDonald
    9:15                 Using MyCanvas to Compile Your Book - taught by Cecily Kelly
    10:30              Storyboard your Family HistoryWith Scrivener - taught by Lisa Alzo
    11:30               LUNCH – on your own - the LDS cafeteria will be closed

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