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Class Schedule


  • The following schedule is for the 2014 Tour - watch the site later in the year for the 2015 schedule.

    Sunday

    7:30 pm           Genealogy - The Future is Now - Presentation by Thomas MacEntee

    Monday

    8:00 am            Welcome/Introductions
    8:30                  What’s New, Tips & Tricks for Family History Library Research – taught by Joy Price
    9:30                  FamilySearch’s new Family Tree – taught by Joy Price
    10:30               Ten Ways To Jumpstart Your Genealogy – taught by Thomas MacEntee
    11:30               LUNCH - on your own or walk over to the LDS Church Cafeteria as a group
    1:00 pm           Ten Ways To Jumpstart Your Eastern European Research – taught by Lisa Alzo
    2:30                  Why Are Land Records Important? – taught by Linda Brinkerhoff
    4:00                  German Research in the Family History Library - taught by Kevan Hansen
    6:00                  Annual Dinner - with guest speaker, Anna Swayne from AncestryDNA.com

    Tuesday

    8:00 am            Using Wills & Inventories To Trace Hard-To-Find Ancestors, Pt 1 – taught by Arlene Eakle
    9:15                  Seven Habits of Highly Frugal Genealogists – taught by Thomas MacEntee
    10:30                Family History Writing Made Easier With Cloud-Based Tools – taught by Lisa Alzo
    11:30                LUNCH – on your own or walk over to the LDS Church Cafeteria as a group
    1:00 pm            Scots-Irish Research – taught by Dwight Radford
    2:30                  Low Bridge, Everybody Down: Migration by River, Waterways & Canals - taught by Leland M.
    4:00                  Can I Use That in My Genealogy? What You Should Know About Copyright -  Thomas MacEntee
    7:00                  Kinpoint: An Easier Way to Find Answers & Ancestors Using FamilySearch

  • Wednesday

    8:00 am            New England Historic Genealogical Society In Boston – taught by Linda Brinkerhoff
    9:15                  Creating A Community Indexing Project – taught by Thomas MacEntee
    10:30                How To Overcome Brick Walls In Eastern European Research – taught by Lisa Alzo
    11:30                LUNCH – on your own or walk over to the LDS Church Cafeteria as a group
    1:00 pm            Irish Research On The Internet – taught by Dwight Radford
    2:00                  News To Use! FamilySearch Indexing Update – taught by FHL Staff; main floor classroom.  
    4:00                  Ten Secrets You Should Know To Survive Microsoft WORD –taught by Thomas MacEntee
    7:00                  
     Using Your MyHeritage Subscription To Find Answers & Ancestors – taught by Mark Olsen

    Thursday
    8:00 am            Using Wills & Inventories To Trace Hard-To-Find Ancestors, Pt 2 – taught by Arlene Eakle
    9:15                  Managing The Genealogy Data Monster – taught by Thomas MacEntee
    10:30                Ways To Tell Your Family Story – taught by Loni Gardner
    11:30                LUNCH – on your own or walk over to the LDS cafeteria as a group
    1:00 pm            Evaluating Evidence: Did Jesus Die In India? – taught by Dwight Radford
    2:30                  Organizing Your Digital Photos - taught by Bill Balter
    4:00                  Mapping Your Genealogy: From A to Z and In-Between – taught by Thomas MacEntee
    7:00                  Walking & Photography on Temple Square - led by Bill Balter

    Friday
    8:00 am           New Resources for New York Research Online & Offline – taught by Arlene Eakle
    9:15                 Playing Nice In The Genealogy Sandbox – taught by Thomas MacEntee
    10:30               Continuing Your German Research At Home & Online - taught by Kevan Hansen
    11:30               LUNCH – on your own or walk over to the LDS cafeteria as a group
    1:00 pm           Finding Your Native American Ancestors - taught by Billy Edgington
    2:30                 The Guion Miller Roll Applications - taught by Billy Edgington

  • 7:00 ________RootsMagic 7 - New New Program! - presented by Bruce Buzbee

    Saturday

    8:00 am           After You’re Gone: Future Proofing Your Genealogy Research  – taught by Thomas MacEntee
    1:30 pm           LUNCH – on your own - the LDS cafeteria will be closed
  • 7:00________Farewell Social & pre-preregistration for the 2015 Christmas Tour
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