2015 UGA South Davis Family History Fair

 
18th year of this Great Community Event

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Woods Cross High School
600 West 2200 South
 Woods Cross, UT 84087
see Map HERE
 
UGA Member prices - 
  • Fair Registration: $15.00 (electronic syllabus is included in the price)
 
Non UGA member prices -
  • Fair Registration: $20.00 (electronic syllabus is included in the price)
If you opt to volunteer and are selected then there is no registration fee. See info below.
 

Saturday, April 11 - Starts 8:00 AM

The program starts with a keynote address by Dr. Paul McCarty  - “Family History: Turning Hearts, Healing Ourselves”

Registration includes the electronic syllabus pdf containing the handouts for all classes.
A printed syllabus can be ordered with online registration for an additional cost.
 
There will be no preregistration for individual classes. It will be first come first seated.

 
OPTIONAL Box Lunch Pre-Purchase with online registration - $7.00
 

Club on Wheat Bread

Subway Box Lunch consisting of a 6 inch Club sub sandwich on wheat bread with tomato, pickle, American cheese,  mustard & mayo packets, chocolate chip cookie, chips and bottled water 

Ham on White Bread

Subway Box Lunch consisting of a 6 inch Ham sub sandwich on white bread with tomato, pickle, American cheese,  mustard & mayo packets, chocolate chip cookie, chips and bottled water 

Turkey on White Bread

Subway Box Lunch consisting of a 6 inch turkey sub sandwich on white bread with tomato, pickle, American cheese,  mustard & mayo packets, chocolate chip cookie, chips and bottled water 


 

Would You Like To Volunteer?

SIGN UP AS A VOLUNTEER to help out at the Fair in exchange for FREE registration by contacting Ginny Ackerson at groovifamily@msn.com AND  by clicking the Volunteer button on your registration form. Then choose pay-by-check - which you won't send unless there aren't any more volunteers needed.  There are several areas that you may be able to help out with including registration, room monitors or food distribution among others.  If your application is accepted, your registration will be comped for the conference.
 

 

Conference Schedule

 
           KEYNOTE SPEAKER: 8:00-9:00 AM –  Auditorium
Dr. Paul McCarty - “Family History: Turning Hearts and Healing Ourselves”

 
SESSION 1: 9:15-10:15 AM
 
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CLASS DESCRIPTIONS
PRESENTER
1.
Evernote: The Genealogists Workhorse
Donald Snow
 
2.
Discover, Preserve and Share your Family History with the MyHeritage and FamilySearch Partnership
Mark Olsen
 
 
3.
Did Grandpa Make the Headlines?
Loretta Evans
 
4.
It takes More Than Vital Records to Find Your US Ancestor
Lynn Andersen
 
5.
Using Technology to See Your Research More Clearly
Peg Ivanyo
 
6.
Brideprice, Handfasting and Merry Wives: How Understanding Marriage Patterns and Traditions Can  Help Family History: Part 1
Craig Foster
 
7.
Pixel Wrangling: How to Tame Your Digital Photos Once and For All
Alison Taylor
 
8.
Introduction to the New FamilySearch Catalog: Use it Like a Pro!
Holly Hansen
 
9.
Divorce Records: A Silent Source of Information
Gordon Wright
 
10.
A Survey of Midwest Records
Ginny Ackerson
 
11.
German Maps and Gazetteers
Milan Pohontsch
 
12.
Military Records of the Nordic Countries (Scandinavia): Their Content and Use
Ruth Maness
 
13.
Tips for Beginning Research
Fritz Juengling
 
14.
Family History Adhesive: The Science of Why History Binds Families and the Simple Tech of How To Do It
Janet  Hovorka
 
15.
Beginning Your Research In Original Records
Jenny Hansen
 
16.
A Billion+ Hidden Records on FamilySearch.org
Karina Morales
 
17.
RootsMagic 7: Research Tools
Michael Booth
 
18.
DNA Track: DNA For Beginners
Kelly Summers
 
 
SESSION 2: 10:30-11:30 AM
 
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CLASS
PRESENTER
1.
Interactive Timelines Using Freeware and File Naming
Donald Snow
 
2.
Discover, Preserve and Share your Family History with the MyHeritage and FamilySearch Partnership
Mark Olsen
 
3.
Maiden Aunts, Bachelors, and Childless Couples: Don’t Forget the Dead Ends
 
Loretta Evans
 
4.
Internet Sources for U.S. Military Records
Lynn Andersen
 
5.
Getting Started On the Right Foot: Genealogy Standards for Beginners
Peg Ivanyo
 
6.
Brideprice, Handfasting and Merry Wives: How Understanding Marriage Patterns and Traditions Can  Help Family History: Part 2
Craig Foster
 
7.
Personal History: How to Tell the Best Ten Stories of Your Life
Alison Taylor
 
8.
Deductive Reasoning and Logic
Holly Hansen
 
9.
How Much Family History Can You Do In 10 Minutes? Tons!
Jean Naisbitt
 
10.
Records Created at Death
Ginny Ackerson
 
11.
German Genealogy Sources
Milan Pohontsch
 
12.
It’s Not All On-Line! Using Printed Sources
Ruth Maness
 
13.
Overwhelmed…Paralyzed? Time to Get Organized!
Amy Archibald
 
14.
Family Analysis
Kelly Summers
 
15.
Which Hans Jensen Is Mine? Navigating Patronymics In Scandinavian Research
Jenny Hansen
 
16.
A Billion+ Hidden Records on FamilySearch.org
Karina Morales
 
17.
What’s New In RootsMagic 7
Michael Booth
 
18.
DNA Track: Developing a Testing Plan
Charmaine
Riley Holley
 
 
LUNCH BREAK/ VENDORS: 11:30-12:45 PM

 
SESSION 3: 12:45-1:45 PM
 
#
CLASS
PRESENTER
1.
Beginning African-American Research
Cindy Eppich
 
2.
Genealogy Tips & Tricks
Roland Astorga
 
3.
Organizing a Youth Family History Event
Loretta Evans
 
4.
Internet Solutions to Mid-South States Research Problems
Lynn Andersen
 
5.
Using the GPS as a Guide to FamilyTree Documentation
Peg Ivanyo
 
6.
Getting Started
Jill Romney Woodbury
 
7.
Danish Probate Records
Boyd Nielsen
 
8.
Introduction to the New FamilySearch Catalog: Use it Like a Pro!
Holly Hansen
 
 
9.
My Family History Has All Been Done. What Is Left For Me To Do?
Jean Naisbitt
 
10.
Websites For Research in the Former Eastern Provinces of the German Empire
Baerbel Johnson
 
11.
German Handwriting
Milan Pohontsch
 
12.
Making the Most of Your Mobile Devices
Bret Petersen
 
13.
Piecing Together the Evidence
Amy Archibald
 
14.
How Do I Know Which Record Is Correct? Evaluating Evidence
Kelly Summers
 
15.
Using Online Scandinavian Church Records
Jenny Hansen
 
16.
Organizing, Planning, and Sharing Using Legacy Family Tree
Leonard Plaizier
 
17.
Searching Historical Records in FamilySearch.org
Golden Adams
 
18.
DNA Track: Using the Y-Chromosome For Genealogical Investigation
Nathan Murphy
 
 
 
SESSION 4: 2:00-3:00 PM
 
#
CLASS
PRESENTER
1.
Como y en donde de buscar su historia familiar- How and Where to Search For Your Family History
Jonathan Walker
 
2.
Baby Steps Genealogy
Roland Astorga
 
3.
Finding the Lost: Adoption Records and Resources
Sue Story
 
4.
6 Steps to Choreograph Your Research Across the Internet
Janet Hovorka
 
5.
Making a Case for Reproving Old Work
Peg Ivanyo
 
6.
Why Attach?
Jill Romney Woodbury
 
7.
Research in Copenhagen
Boyd Nielsen
 
8.
Introduction to Hispanic Family History Research
Brandon Baird
 
9.
If Grandma Had Technology, What Would She Have Texted?
Jean Naisbitt
 
10.
Helpful German Research Websites
Baerbel Johnson
 
11.
How To Interview Yourself For a Personal History
Tom Taylor
 
12.
Using Scandinavian (Nordic) Place Finding Tools
Ruth Maness
 
13.
Family Reunion Planning: Tools & Resources for  Successful Events
Amy Archibald
 
14.
Beginning Scandinavian Research
Kelly Summers
 
15.
Creating Your Own Research Logs
Naomi Newbold
 
16.
FamilySearch and Legacy Family Tree
Leonard Plaizier
 
17.
RootsMagic: FamilySearch Made Easy
Michael Booth
 
18.
DNA Track: Using Autosomal DNA For Genealogical Investigation
Paul Woodbury
 


SESSION 5: 3:15-4:15 PM
 
#
CLASS
PRESENTER
1.
FamilySearch: (Spanish) Se Trata Coma De Organizar Su Informacion Genealogica Y Como Preparar Los Nombres Para El Templo
Jonathan Walker
 
2.
Genealogy Tips & Tricks
Roland Astorga
 
3.
Maps? What To Do….Getting Started With Google Earth
Sue Story
 
4.
Panning for Gold: Online Genealogy
Janet  Hovorka
 
5.
A Survey of Online Canadian Records
Ginny Ackerson
 
6.
Illuminating a Life
Jill Romney Woodbury
 
7.
Introduction to Danish Land Records
Boyd Nielsen
 
8.
Civil Registration Across Southern Europe
Brandon Baird
 
9.
Using Online Newspapers To Accelerate Your Genealogical Research
Terry Dahlin
 
10.
Internet Resources for Locating German Emigrant Origins
Baerbel Johnson
 
11.
60 Ideas in 60 Minutes: Jump Start Your Personal or Family History
Tom Taylor
 
12.
Tips For Solving Scandinavian Brick Wall Problems
Ruth Maness
 
13.
Finding the Living Among the Dead: Using the Internet to Find Your Living Cousins
 Amy Archibald
 
14.
Oral Histories Through Stories
Golden Adams
 
15.
Finding Danish Ancestors In Censuses: Using the Danish Demographical Database
Naomi Newbold
 
16.
Doing Family History As A Family Can Be Fun Using Legacy Family Tree
Leonard Plaizier
 
17.
Personal Historian 2: New Tools To Write Your Life Stories
Michael Booth
 
18.
DNA Track: Case Studies and Application of Genetic Genealogy
Angie Bush
 
 
VENDOR DRAWINGS IN CAFETERIA: 4:30 PM
 

Registration Cancellation Policy

For cancellations: full refunds, less a $5 administration fee, will be given through April 1, 2015. After April 1, 2015, registrants will be emailed a link to download the syllabus, but no refund of tuition. Please email info@ugagenealogy.org with questions.