In this class, Kathryn Grant teaches why duplicates can cause problems in Family Tree and different ways to find them. Class Materials
Jerroleen Sorensen teaches how to use many different resources to find LDS records for deceased ancestors. Slide Deck
Kathryn Grant explains and demonstrates why it is important to be sure that two people in FamilySearch Family Tree are indeed, the same person before they are merged. Merging people incorrectly can cause incorrect relationships and record hints, duplicates and other problems. Class Materials
Peggy Lauritzen discusses the importance of saving and preserving the things that are precious to us—things that are irreplaceable.
This class by Franklin West is divided into four parts: 1. Importance of Chinese characters; 2. What information you need to know in order to get started in your Chinese Research; 3. How to find your Jaipu (family genealogy); 4. Illustrate how to input Chinese names and other information into FamilySearch.
Jerroleen Sorensen teaches about the FamilySearch Source Box and why it is useful. She also demonstrates how to add, move and remove sources and files within Source Box. Slide Deck
In this class, Kathy Van Wagoner demonstrates how to use the Scotland’s People website and how to get the best search results.
Kathryn Grant presents several common mistakes made in family history and ways to avoid them. Class Materials
Michelle Karren discusses the value of meaningful stories, how they benefit children and adults. She also discusses different types of narratives and the steps to creating a meaningful family narrative. She finishes by giving a case study of transforming a simple family story into an engaging narrative. Slide deck
Cynthia Hallen explains common Swedish naming practices, person name variations and describes “The Malachi Namesake Pattern”. She gives many examples and shows how using name variations can help in genealogical research