South Davis Chapter

Gordon Lewis, President
Vacant, Vice President 
Vacant, Secretary
Marsha Roth, Treasurer/Publicity

Invitation to Join

If you are not yet a member of UGA, we invite you to "click the Join Button". There is considerable value associated with membership which is offered at a reasonable annual rate with discounts given for multiple-year renewals. Life memberships are also available.
All those with an interest in genealogy are invited to participate in the Chapter and if interested, become a member of UGA. As a member you will receive access to:
Virtual Chapter Meetings: These are online instructional meetings held the third Thursday of each month,
Educational Projects supported and organized by Barry Ewell with three levels of expertise: Gold, Silver and Bronze
First Families of Utah: Recognizing and documenting prominent early Utah families
Utah Indexing Projects including,: Births, Marriages, Death and Burial Records
Access to Rare Marriage records from 1851-1884 in Utah
UGA Conference Planner: Guides UGA members through setting up a conference, seminar or fair
Speakers Bureau: A list of presenters reviewed and approved through UGA for classes and meetings with contact information
Crossroads Magazine: UGA's Quarterly magazine with articles relating to Genealogy and related subjects
Discounts for Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy and pre-registration opportunities.
Discounts for Chapter Activities and Events
Discounts for the Semi-Annual UGA Family History Conferences
Pre-registration for most events
   We hope you will come and participate in this UGA chapter and enjoy all the benefits of The Utah Genealogical Association.
The Utah Genealogical Association (UGA) is an enthusiastic community of researchers who want to improve their skills and more effectively utilize genealogical resources within Utah. UGA provides genealogical information, sources and education through personal instruction and published media on state and national family history topics, while promoting high standards and ethical practices.
UGA was formally organized September 25, 1971, and chartered December 1, 1971, by the State of Utah as a nonprofit educational organization. UGA is not affiliated with any religious or political organization.To learn more visit Also follow us on /ugagenealogy and Twitter: @ugagenealogy
Join Us in our Upcoming Meetings and Activities
The Public is invited and encouraged
to attend our meetings and activities.
Unless Otherwise Noted they Start at 7:00 pm
(Subject to Change)
Location & Time for our Next Meeting/Event:
Bountiful City Hall 
City Council Chambers
790 South 100 East
Time: 7:00 pm  
                Our Next Meeting:
       Will Your Family Tree Stand the Test of Time? Most Won't - Strengthen Your Family Tree - Recorded Presentation by Cindy Lee Banks.  Meeting will go from 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm 
Our Future Meetings:
 Bountiful City Hall
City Council Chambers
790 South 100 East
Time: 7:00 pm  
      Hidden Gems: Material in Digital Libraries for Family History  - Recorded Presentation by D. Josh Taylor.   Meeting will go from 7:00 pm - 8:05 pm 
      Look for Details as it gets closer
      Look for Details as it gets closer
      Look for Details as it gets closer
      DEC       No Meeting - Holidays
      JAN 2015      
No Meeting - Salt Lake
Institute of Genealogy
Selected Past Chapter Activities
On Tuesday August 20th Bret Peterson gave some Genealogy Tech Tips. On Tuesday July 16th Barbara Baker gave an overview of British records On Wednesday June 19th Charles & Patti Coombs did a wonderful presentation on FamilySearch Family Tree. On December 4th, 2012 Carrie Keele of Not Your Mother's Genealogy gave a presentation on "Online Photo Editing:" On October 16th UGA President Janet Horvorka spoke to us about Where to Start When Your Genealogy is "All Done".   September 18th, Devin Ashby, FamilySearch Indexing Community Advocate presented FamilySearch Indexing: Basics and Beyond.  Indexes created at your fingertips! Be part of an international initiative to index the world’s largest collection of genealogical records. This class will give you indexing background and basics to help you understand where to begin, how to help, and what we can achieve.  July 22nd, there was a walking tour at the Bountiful Cemetary. The tour included the stories of some of the early settlers in the area being told. It was a wonderful event for those of us that participated. On May 15th we Lynn Andersen gave a great presentation: In Search of Eliza: How DNA, Family Finder and Other Technologies Found Her Parents. On Tuesday April 3rd, we had a Special Evening with Daniel Rona, he gave the presentation: "Walking in the Footsteps of Time." It was a wonderful evening and presentation by Mr. Rona. On January 17th Loni Gardner did a presentation on mind mapping and how it can be used in genealogy. It was enjoyed by all who attended.  2011. In November, Wilma Adkins did a wonderful job of explaining what the FamilySearch Wiki is and how it can be used. Bud Wood, gave an excellent overview of the Content, Benefits and Features of the UGA Website. In October, Barry Ewell gave an excellent presentation. Those that attended our September meeting heard Tim Bingaman speak on Decendancy Research. In August, The Association held it's Summer Conference at the Larry H. Miller Campus of Salt Lake Community College. Those of us that were able to attend were treated to great presentations on a wide variety of subjects. In July, there was a walking tour at the Bountiful Cemetary. The tour included the stories of some of the early settlers in the area being told. It was a wonderful event for those of us that participated. In June, Jenny Hansen spoke to us on Beginning Scandinavian Research. And, In May, well known Genealogist and presenter Devin Ashby presented "The Google Genealogist". Those who attended the May meeting heard about several Google products that can be taken advantage of by Genealogists to assist them in their genealogical activities and efforts.