Training by Topic

The training on this page is organized by the following topics. Click a topic link to go directly to that topic.

Family Tree (All)
Navigating FamilySearch and Family Tree
Adding and Editing in Family Tree
Finding and Merging Duplicates in Family Tree
Family Tree Memories
Mobile Tree & Memories Apps
FamilySearch Partners

Records and Sources
Research skills
IGI/AF/PRF
Descendancy Research
Temple
Family Reunions

Family Tree (All)

Title &
Description
Author Skill Level Format Topic(s) Audience Additional Keywords
10 Ways Family History Can Help You Sanctify the Sabbath
Last Revised 5 Nov 2015

Great ideas to help families do sanctifying activities on the sabbath. Includes links to more information.

Savannah Kate Braunbeginning, intermediateblogFamily Tree, Records and sources, Research skills, Finding and merging duplicates, Temple, Indexing, FamilySearch partnersAll
Changing Deceased Status to Living on Family Tree
Last Revised 30 Nov -0001

If someone has listed a living person as deceased, this shows you how to make the necessary change of status.

Kent Jaffabeginning, intermediatepresentationAdding and editing in Family TreeAll
Consultant, Youth and FH Center Director Helps
Last Revised 4 Feb 2017

This section will continually be updated as we receive more FS blogs, and ideas from Consultants around the world. A powerpoint presentation on how the Ward Council, High Priest Group Leaders and Consultants work together according to the Handbook of Instructions. If you have good ideas to share with others on how to further Family History in our wards and stakes, and with youth, please send to cathyanderegg@comcast.net

Cathy Anderegganyhandout, presentation, videoFamily Tree, FamilySearch Historical Records, temple, indexingConsultants, Priesthood leaders, Youth
Creating a Life Sketch in Family Tree
Last Revised 4 Dec 2015

This quick, easy guide to writing a life sketch can also be found on the FamilySearch.org learning center. Note: the guide is an MS Word document. If you click the link but don't see the document, check your download folder.

Heather McPhiebeginningpresentationAdding and editing in Family TreeAll
Family Tree Training
Last Revised 4 Feb 2017

It is vitally important that each user gets trained with the proper tools to use the FamilySearch Family Tree pedigree. Since our families are important to us, we don’t want incorrect data or relationships damaging our ancestral lines. This can happen quickly when an uneducated user starts adding, editing or deleting information. Here ere over 50 up-to-date lessons for 16 Topics, provided free of charge. The creator is Cathy Pearce Anderegg at cathyanderegg@comcast.net with help from contributors to FSFamilyTreeUserGroup. Links to advice from experts, Help Center Articles, genealogy bloggers and other resources makes for in depth information in each topic, either for individual study or class presentations. Contact me to download. Enjoy and learn!

Cathy Andereggintermediate, advancedhandout, presentationFamily Tree, Navigating Family Tree, Records and Sources, Temple, Indexing, research, duplicates, IGI/AF/PRF, Mobile AppsAllFirst steps, Add-Edit, Pioneers, Icons, Indexing, Prophecies, Funnies
Help! My family is all messed up on Family Tree
Last Revised 1 Sep 2015

Ben goes through many helpful ways to correct mistakes people make in Family Tree including incorrectly merged or deleted people and more. He also shows tips on how to use the Watch feature to help monitor and correct changes. 1 hour to present

Ben BakerintermediatepresentationNavigating FamilySearch and Family Tree, Adding and editing in Family Tree, Finding and merging duplicates in Family TreeAllWatch List, Latest Changes, Wiki
Nauvoo Times Series on Family History
Last Revised 22 Jul 2015

See articles for Jul 25, 2012, Dec 10, 2014 and March 4, 2015 to January 31, 2016.

Kathryn GrantAllotherResearch skills, Records and sources, Finding and merging duplicates, Navigating FamilySearch and Family Tree, TempleAll
Separating Incorrectly Combined/Merged Records
Last Revised 25 Jan 2016

This video shows how to separate records that were incorrectly combined in new.familysearch.org or incorrectly merged in Family Tree. Note: Because Family Tree changes frequently, the relationship screens in the video might look different than the current screens in Family Tree.

Heather McPhieintermediate, advancedvideoFinding and Merging Duplicates in Family Tree, Research skills, TempleAll

Navigating FamilySearch and Family Tree

Title &
Description
Author Skill Level Format Topic(s) Audience Additional Keywords
Family Tree Training
Last Revised 4 Feb 2017

It is vitally important that each user gets trained with the proper tools to use the FamilySearch Family Tree pedigree. Since our families are important to us, we don’t want incorrect data or relationships damaging our ancestral lines. This can happen quickly when an uneducated user starts adding, editing or deleting information. Here ere over 50 up-to-date lessons for 16 Topics, provided free of charge. The creator is Cathy Pearce Anderegg at cathyanderegg@comcast.net with help from contributors to FSFamilyTreeUserGroup. Links to advice from experts, Help Center Articles, genealogy bloggers and other resources makes for in depth information in each topic, either for individual study or class presentations. Contact me to download. Enjoy and learn!

Cathy Andereggintermediate, advancedhandout, presentationFamily Tree, Navigating Family Tree, Records and Sources, Temple, Indexing, research, duplicates, IGI/AF/PRF, Mobile AppsAllFirst steps, Add-Edit, Pioneers, Icons, Indexing, Prophecies, Funnies
Help! My family is all messed up on Family Tree
Last Revised 1 Sep 2015

Ben goes through many helpful ways to correct mistakes people make in Family Tree including incorrectly merged or deleted people and more. He also shows tips on how to use the Watch feature to help monitor and correct changes. 1 hour to present

Ben BakerintermediatepresentationNavigating FamilySearch and Family Tree, Adding and editing in Family Tree, Finding and merging duplicates in Family TreeAllWatch List, Latest Changes, Wiki
Nauvoo Times Series on Family History
Last Revised 22 Jul 2015

See articles for Jul 25, 2012, Dec 10, 2014 and March 4, 2015 to January 31, 2016.

Kathryn GrantAllotherResearch skills, Records and sources, Finding and merging duplicates, Navigating FamilySearch and Family Tree, TempleAll

Adding and Editing in Family Tree

Title &
Description
Author Skill Level Format Topic(s) Audience Additional Keywords
Changing Deceased Status to Living on Family Tree
Last Revised 30 Nov -0001

If someone has listed a living person as deceased, this shows you how to make the necessary change of status.

Kent Jaffabeginning, intermediatepresentationAdding and editing in Family TreeAll
Creating a Life Sketch in Family Tree
Last Revised 4 Dec 2015

This quick, easy guide to writing a life sketch can also be found on the FamilySearch.org learning center. Note: the guide is an MS Word document. If you click the link but don't see the document, check your download folder.

Heather McPhiebeginningpresentationAdding and editing in Family TreeAll
Help! My family is all messed up on Family Tree
Last Revised 1 Sep 2015

Ben goes through many helpful ways to correct mistakes people make in Family Tree including incorrectly merged or deleted people and more. He also shows tips on how to use the Watch feature to help monitor and correct changes. 1 hour to present

Ben BakerintermediatepresentationNavigating FamilySearch and Family Tree, Adding and editing in Family Tree, Finding and merging duplicates in Family TreeAllWatch List, Latest Changes, Wiki

Finding and Merging Duplicates in Family Tree

Title &
Description
Author Skill Level Format Topic(s) Audience Additional Keywords
10 Steps to Taking an Ancestor or Cousin to the Temple
Last Revised 4 Feb 2016

President Thomas S Monson counseled us to "plunge into this work, and ... prepare for some uphill climbing." This document outlines 7 steps for taking the plunge and 3 additional "uphill climbing" steps to help you learn to "perform [your] family history work well", as President Monson said the Lord expects. The first 7 steps are also covered in the presentation Taking an Ancestor or Cousin to the Temple

Mark Shepherdbeginning, intermediatehandoutfamily_tree, FamilySearch Historical Records, temple, research, duplicates, igi_af_prf, FamilySearchAll
10 Ways Family History Can Help You Sanctify the Sabbath
Last Revised 5 Nov 2015

Great ideas to help families do sanctifying activities on the sabbath. Includes links to more information.

Savannah Kate Braunbeginning, intermediateblogFamily Tree, Records and sources, Research skills, Finding and merging duplicates, Temple, Indexing, FamilySearch partnersAll
Duplicate Merging Hastens Temple Work
Last Revised 17 Mar 2017

Duplicates: Finding them, Merging them. Declaring Not A Match. Undoing a Merge. IOUS records. Data Problems. Beginners stay clear for a while.

Cathy Andereggintermediate, advancedhandout, presentation, videofamily_tree, temple, duplicates, FamilySearch partnersusersIOUS, Not a Match, Unmerge, Hasten temple work
Duplicates in Family Tree: Why They're There, How to Find Them, and How to Resolve Them
Last Revised 19 Sep 2016

This presentation explains how to find obvious and less obvious duplicates in Family Tree. You'll also learn best practices for merging duplicates so that information and relationships are not lost.

Kathryn Grantintermediate, advancedpresentationFinding and Merging Duplicates, TempleAll
Duplicates in Family Tree: Why They're There, How to Find Them, and How to Resolve Them
Last Revised 20 Sep 2016

This webinar explains how to find obvious and less obvious duplicates in Family Tree. You'll also learn best practices for merging duplicates so that information and relationships are not lost.

Kathryn Grantintermediate, advancedwebinarft, duplicatesAll
Family Tree Training
Last Revised 4 Feb 2017

It is vitally important that each user gets trained with the proper tools to use the FamilySearch Family Tree pedigree. Since our families are important to us, we don’t want incorrect data or relationships damaging our ancestral lines. This can happen quickly when an uneducated user starts adding, editing or deleting information. Here ere over 50 up-to-date lessons for 16 Topics, provided free of charge. The creator is Cathy Pearce Anderegg at cathyanderegg@comcast.net with help from contributors to FSFamilyTreeUserGroup. Links to advice from experts, Help Center Articles, genealogy bloggers and other resources makes for in depth information in each topic, either for individual study or class presentations. Contact me to download. Enjoy and learn!

Cathy Andereggintermediate, advancedhandout, presentationFamily Tree, Navigating Family Tree, Records and Sources, Temple, Indexing, research, duplicates, IGI/AF/PRF, Mobile AppsAllFirst steps, Add-Edit, Pioneers, Icons, Indexing, Prophecies, Funnies
Find, Take, Teach Sunday School Course
Last Revised 22 Nov 2016

This course is designed to help LDS Church members develop basic family history skills, learn to love family history, and to have a Find, Take, Teach experience. Course length is flexible depending on class member needs.

Mark Shepherdbeginninghandout, presentation, cofamily_tree, FamilySearch Historical Records, temple, research, duplicates, FamilySearch partnersAll
Finding Hidden Ordinances in Family Tree
Last Revised 21 Jan 2016

Many records have been incorrectly merged in Family Tree or incorrectly combined in nFS. Other records were submitted with minimal date. All of these situations cause ordinances to be hidden in Family Tree. This handout demonstrates how to find many of these hidden ordinances.

Mark ShepherdadvancedFinding and merging duplicates, Temple, IGI/AF/PRFConsultants, All
Green Temple Hunting: Consequences, Frequency, and Recommendations
Last Revised 3 Oct 2016

200 Family Tree records of distant relatives with either available green temples or already reserved ordinances were reviewed. For available green temples, the frequency of probable incorrect relationships and probable duplicate ordinances were evalutated. For ordinances already reserved, the frequency of the submitter having contributed information or sources to the record was determined. A high frequency of incorrect relationships, duplicate ordiances, and no contribution to the Family Tree records of persons submitted was observed.

Mark Shepherdanyhandoutfamily_tree, FamilySearch Historical Records, temple, research, duplicatesAll
Help! My family is all messed up on Family Tree
Last Revised 1 Sep 2015

Ben goes through many helpful ways to correct mistakes people make in Family Tree including incorrectly merged or deleted people and more. He also shows tips on how to use the Watch feature to help monitor and correct changes. 1 hour to present

Ben BakerintermediatepresentationNavigating FamilySearch and Family Tree, Adding and editing in Family Tree, Finding and merging duplicates in Family TreeAllWatch List, Latest Changes, Wiki
Hidden Clues on Person Records in Family Tree
Last Revised 18 Apr 2016

Have you ever looked at a person record in Family Tree and wondered where the information came? How reliable it is? Why some vital information and relationships are included, but others aren't? How to see a history of changes to the person record? This presentation answers these questions and more.

Kathryn GrantBeginning, IntermediatePresentationfamily_tree, research, duplicates, igi_af_prfAllPID, extracted record, film, batch
Merging people in Family Tree
Last Revised 1 Sep 2015

Ben gave this presentation at the 2013 BYU Genealogy Conference and at Riverton and other places in 2014. He gives the background of merging and how it differs from combining in newFamilySearch. His explanations are clear and helpful. Less than 1 hour to present

Ben BakerintermediatepresentationFinding and merging duplicatesAll
"My Tree" and "The Magic Well": How Mental Models Influence Use of FamilySearch Family Tree
Last Revised 10 Oct 2014

This presentation explores two common but inaccurate mental models of FamilySearch Family Tree. It compares them with how Family Tree actually works, and suggests ways to correct inaccurate mental models.

Kathryn Grantbeginning, intermediate, presentationFinding and merging duplicates, Research skills, TempleAll
Nauvoo Times Series on Family History
Last Revised 22 Jul 2015

See articles for Jul 25, 2012, Dec 10, 2014 and March 4, 2015 to January 31, 2016.

Kathryn GrantAllotherResearch skills, Records and sources, Finding and merging duplicates, Navigating FamilySearch and Family Tree, TempleAll
Prophets, Promises, and Accuracy
Last Revised 3 Feb 2017

Why we do Family History in 3 presentations: Over 100 quotes of promises and admonitions from LDS Prophets. A shorter version emphasizing accuracy, sourcing, merging duplicates, and proving relationship to you. Also a collection of inspirational stories - miracles or serendipity? You decide.

Cathy Anderegganypresentationfamily_tree, temple, research, duplicatesAllProphet Quotes, Promises, Admonitions, Miracles, Serendipity
Separating Incorrectly Combined/Merged Records
Last Revised 25 Jan 2016

This video shows how to separate records that were incorrectly combined in new.familysearch.org or incorrectly merged in Family Tree. Note: Because Family Tree changes frequently, the relationship screens in the video might look different than the current screens in Family Tree.

Heather McPhieintermediate, advancedvideoFinding and Merging Duplicates in Family Tree, Research skills, TempleAll
Understanding the Data in FamilySearch Family Tree
Last Revised 7 Jun 2016

FamilySearch Family Tree contains information for over a billion people. But where did the information come from? The answer may surprise you. An accurate understanding of the information in Family Tree helps prevent errors and duplicate ordinances.

Kathryn Grantanypresentationfamily_tree, temple, duplicates, IGI, AF, PRFAll
What Lack I Yet?
Last Revised 6 Jun 2016

Citing Church leaders, this power point show is designed to encourage LDS families and their leaders to set personal, family and Church Unit goals. One of the four focuses of the Church is enabling the salvation of the dead by building temples and performing vicarious ordinances. This presentation includes the process and standards for performing this sacred work.

Terrence Masonanypresentationtemple, research, duplicatesConsultants, Priesthood leaders, All

Family Tree Memories

Title &
Description
Author Skill Level Format Topic(s) Audience Additional Keywords
Honor Grandparents with a Family Tree Gathering
Last Revised 18 Sep 2015

Given here are great suggestions for holding a family history centered reunion. Choosing the right place, making all feel welcome, using visuals like photos and videos of family members, interview family members, or try a gathering online. Lots of links to more great ideas and advice.

Greg McMurdieAllhandoutFamily reunions, MemoriesAll

Mobile Tree & Memories Apps

Title &
Description
Author Skill Level Format Topic(s) Audience Additional Keywords
Family Tree Training
Last Revised 4 Feb 2017

It is vitally important that each user gets trained with the proper tools to use the FamilySearch Family Tree pedigree. Since our families are important to us, we don’t want incorrect data or relationships damaging our ancestral lines. This can happen quickly when an uneducated user starts adding, editing or deleting information. Here ere over 50 up-to-date lessons for 16 Topics, provided free of charge. The creator is Cathy Pearce Anderegg at cathyanderegg@comcast.net with help from contributors to FSFamilyTreeUserGroup. Links to advice from experts, Help Center Articles, genealogy bloggers and other resources makes for in depth information in each topic, either for individual study or class presentations. Contact me to download. Enjoy and learn!

Cathy Andereggintermediate, advancedhandout, presentationFamily Tree, Navigating Family Tree, Records and Sources, Temple, Indexing, research, duplicates, IGI/AF/PRF, Mobile AppsAllFirst steps, Add-Edit, Pioneers, Icons, Indexing, Prophecies, Funnies

FamilySearch Partners

Title &
Description
Author Skill Level Format Topic(s) Audience Additional Keywords
10 Ways Family History Can Help You Sanctify the Sabbath
Last Revised 5 Nov 2015

Great ideas to help families do sanctifying activities on the sabbath. Includes links to more information.

Savannah Kate Braunbeginning, intermediateblogFamily Tree, Records and sources, Research skills, Finding and merging duplicates, Temple, Indexing, FamilySearch partnersAll
Duplicate Merging Hastens Temple Work
Last Revised 17 Mar 2017

Duplicates: Finding them, Merging them. Declaring Not A Match. Undoing a Merge. IOUS records. Data Problems. Beginners stay clear for a while.

Cathy Andereggintermediate, advancedhandout, presentation, videofamily_tree, temple, duplicates, FamilySearch partnersusersIOUS, Not a Match, Unmerge, Hasten temple work
Find, Take, Teach Sunday School Course
Last Revised 22 Nov 2016

This course is designed to help LDS Church members develop basic family history skills, learn to love family history, and to have a Find, Take, Teach experience. Course length is flexible depending on class member needs.

Mark Shepherdbeginninghandout, presentation, cofamily_tree, FamilySearch Historical Records, temple, research, duplicates, FamilySearch partnersAll
Getting Started with English Research
Last Revised 10 Sep 2015

This presentation touches briefly on English history and culture, but its main focus is on the most useful records and how to search them. It also gives an example of tracing ancestors who emigrated from England.

Kathryn GrantbeginningpresentationResearch skills, Records and sources, FamilySearch partnersAllGreat Britain
Research Advice from the Pros
Last Revised 12 Jan 2017

Compiled posts from FamilySearch, James Tanner, Family History Daily, Cyndis List, Dear Myrtl, Ancestry Insider, Bill Buchanan, The Olive Tree, Lisa Louise Cooke, Amy Archibald, Barry Ewell, Randy Seaver, FindMyPast, History Lines, Internet Archive, Ancestor Seekers, Amy Johnson Crow, Genealogy Roots Web, Dick Eastman, Nutfield Genealogy, Genealogy Tip of the Day, Genealogy Trails, Ancestor Hunt, Irish Times, Granite Genealogy, Genealogy Bank, Worldwide Genealogist, Just Ask, Association of Professional Genealogists, Free Pages Genealogy RootWeb, and more.

Cathy Anderegganyother_formatFamilySearch Historical Records, research, FamilySearch partnersAllDNA, Facebook, Historical Records and Hints, Handwriting, and more

Indexing

Title &
Description
Author Skill Level Format Topic(s) Audience Additional Keywords

Records and Sources

Title &
Description
Author Skill Level Format Topic(s) Audience Additional Keywords
10 Steps to Taking an Ancestor or Cousin to the Temple
Last Revised 4 Feb 2016

President Thomas S Monson counseled us to "plunge into this work, and ... prepare for some uphill climbing." This document outlines 7 steps for taking the plunge and 3 additional "uphill climbing" steps to help you learn to "perform [your] family history work well", as President Monson said the Lord expects. The first 7 steps are also covered in the presentation Taking an Ancestor or Cousin to the Temple

Mark Shepherdbeginning, intermediatehandoutfamily_tree, FamilySearch Historical Records, temple, research, duplicates, igi_af_prf, FamilySearchAll
10 Ways Family History Can Help You Sanctify the Sabbath
Last Revised 5 Nov 2015

Great ideas to help families do sanctifying activities on the sabbath. Includes links to more information.

Savannah Kate Braunbeginning, intermediateblogFamily Tree, Records and sources, Research skills, Finding and merging duplicates, Temple, Indexing, FamilySearch partnersAll
Adding Sources in Family Tree
Last Revised 2 Oct 2015

Tricks for adding sources to Family Tree through Record Hints and Source Linker.

Heather McPhieintermediate, advancedvideoRecords and sourcesAll
Consultant Planner
Last Revised 5 Mar 2017

A new tool for consultants that makes helping others easy. The best innovation from FamilySearch in years.

Cathy Anderegganypresentationfamily_tree, FamilySearch Historical Records, temple, researchanyConsultant Help, Planner
Consultant, Youth and FH Center Director Helps
Last Revised 4 Feb 2017

This section will continually be updated as we receive more FS blogs, and ideas from Consultants around the world. A powerpoint presentation on how the Ward Council, High Priest Group Leaders and Consultants work together according to the Handbook of Instructions. If you have good ideas to share with others on how to further Family History in our wards and stakes, and with youth, please send to cathyanderegg@comcast.net

Cathy Anderegganyhandout, presentation, videoFamily Tree, FamilySearch Historical Records, temple, indexingConsultants, Priesthood leaders, Youth
Family Tree Training
Last Revised 4 Feb 2017

It is vitally important that each user gets trained with the proper tools to use the FamilySearch Family Tree pedigree. Since our families are important to us, we don’t want incorrect data or relationships damaging our ancestral lines. This can happen quickly when an uneducated user starts adding, editing or deleting information. Here ere over 50 up-to-date lessons for 16 Topics, provided free of charge. The creator is Cathy Pearce Anderegg at cathyanderegg@comcast.net with help from contributors to FSFamilyTreeUserGroup. Links to advice from experts, Help Center Articles, genealogy bloggers and other resources makes for in depth information in each topic, either for individual study or class presentations. Contact me to download. Enjoy and learn!

Cathy Andereggintermediate, advancedhandout, presentationFamily Tree, Navigating Family Tree, Records and Sources, Temple, Indexing, research, duplicates, IGI/AF/PRF, Mobile AppsAllFirst steps, Add-Edit, Pioneers, Icons, Indexing, Prophecies, Funnies
Find, Take, Teach Sunday School Course
Last Revised 22 Nov 2016

This course is designed to help LDS Church members develop basic family history skills, learn to love family history, and to have a Find, Take, Teach experience. Course length is flexible depending on class member needs.

Mark Shepherdbeginninghandout, presentation, cofamily_tree, FamilySearch Historical Records, temple, research, duplicates, FamilySearch partnersAll
Getting Started with English Research
Last Revised 10 Sep 2015

This presentation touches briefly on English history and culture, but its main focus is on the most useful records and how to search them. It also gives an example of tracing ancestors who emigrated from England.

Kathryn GrantbeginningpresentationResearch skills, Records and sources, FamilySearch partnersAllGreat Britain
Green Temple Hunting: Consequences, Frequency, and Recommendations
Last Revised 3 Oct 2016

200 Family Tree records of distant relatives with either available green temples or already reserved ordinances were reviewed. For available green temples, the frequency of probable incorrect relationships and probable duplicate ordinances were evalutated. For ordinances already reserved, the frequency of the submitter having contributed information or sources to the record was determined. A high frequency of incorrect relationships, duplicate ordiances, and no contribution to the Family Tree records of persons submitted was observed.

Mark Shepherdanyhandoutfamily_tree, FamilySearch Historical Records, temple, research, duplicatesAll
LDS Family History Course
Last Revised 1 Aug 2015

This course contains 13 lessons. It is designed to encourage members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints to get involved with family history and temple work, to learn basic family history principles, and to help make FamilySearch Family Tree "worthy of all acceptation" (D&C 128:24). It can be used to train other consultants, FHC workers, or it may be completed online by anyone. While the videos and much of the course materials come from lds.org and leted online by anyone. While the videos and much of the course materials come from familysearch.org, the overall course content is the responsibility of the author. Anyone is free to use all or parts of this course in teaching others for non commercial purposes. Feedback is welcome at mark.shepherd.email@gmail.com.

Mark Shepherdbeginning, intermediatehandout, presentationResearch skills, Records and sources, templeAll, Consultants, Priesthood leaders
Nauvoo Times Series on Family History
Last Revised 22 Jul 2015

See articles for Jul 25, 2012, Dec 10, 2014 and March 4, 2015 to January 31, 2016.

Kathryn GrantAllotherResearch skills, Records and sources, Finding and merging duplicates, Navigating FamilySearch and Family Tree, TempleAll
Research Advice from the Pros
Last Revised 12 Jan 2017

Compiled posts from FamilySearch, James Tanner, Family History Daily, Cyndis List, Dear Myrtl, Ancestry Insider, Bill Buchanan, The Olive Tree, Lisa Louise Cooke, Amy Archibald, Barry Ewell, Randy Seaver, FindMyPast, History Lines, Internet Archive, Ancestor Seekers, Amy Johnson Crow, Genealogy Roots Web, Dick Eastman, Nutfield Genealogy, Genealogy Tip of the Day, Genealogy Trails, Ancestor Hunt, Irish Times, Granite Genealogy, Genealogy Bank, Worldwide Genealogist, Just Ask, Association of Professional Genealogists, Free Pages Genealogy RootWeb, and more.

Cathy Anderegganyother_formatFamilySearch Historical Records, research, FamilySearch partnersAllDNA, Facebook, Historical Records and Hints, Handwriting, and more
Rethink the Source Box
Last Revised 27 Jan 2016

Advanced uses for the Source Box in Family Tree.

Chris YoungadvancedpresentationRecords and sources, Research skillsAll
Taking an Ancestor or Cousin to the Temple
Last Revised 4 Feb 2016

President Thomas S. Monson counseled us to "plunge into this work ... and prepare for some uphill climbing." This presentation describes how to take the plunge. The document 10 Steps to Taking an Ancestor or Cousin to the Temple also covers additional "uphill climbing" steps to help you learn to "perform [your] family history work well", as President Monson said the Lord expects.

Mark Shepherdbeginningpresentationfamily_tree, FamilySearch Historical Records, templeAll
The Timeline Grid: An Easy Way to Find, Track, and Use Your Research
Last Revised 13 Nov 2016

The timeline grid is a simple, unique research log that helps you track and use the information you find. You create it using a word processor or spreadsheet program. It's simple enough for beginners, but powerful enough for advanced users. More information is available here.

Kathryn Grantbeginning, intermediate, presentationResearch skills, Records and sourcesAllresearch log

Research Skills

Title &
Description
Author Skill Level Format Topic(s) Audience Additional Keywords
10 Steps to Taking an Ancestor or Cousin to the Temple
Last Revised 4 Feb 2016

President Thomas S Monson counseled us to "plunge into this work, and ... prepare for some uphill climbing." This document outlines 7 steps for taking the plunge and 3 additional "uphill climbing" steps to help you learn to "perform [your] family history work well", as President Monson said the Lord expects. The first 7 steps are also covered in the presentation Taking an Ancestor or Cousin to the Temple

Mark Shepherdbeginning, intermediatehandoutfamily_tree, FamilySearch Historical Records, temple, research, duplicates, igi_af_prf, FamilySearchAll
10 Ways Family History Can Help You Sanctify the Sabbath
Last Revised 5 Nov 2015

Great ideas to help families do sanctifying activities on the sabbath. Includes links to more information.

Savannah Kate Braunbeginning, intermediateblogFamily Tree, Records and sources, Research skills, Finding and merging duplicates, Temple, Indexing, FamilySearch partnersAll
Answers Hiding in Plain Sight: Using What You Know to Discover What You Don't Know
Last Revised 23 Oct 2016

Ever feel like you're looking into a genealogical dark tunnel, with no idea where to go next? Turn on the light by using what you already know to discover what you don't know. We'll see examples of how this simple but sometimes overlooked principle can help solve puzzles and extend your family lines.

Kathryn GrantintermediatepresentationresearchAll
Consultant Planner
Last Revised 5 Mar 2017

A new tool for consultants that makes helping others easy. The best innovation from FamilySearch in years.

Cathy Anderegganypresentationfamily_tree, FamilySearch Historical Records, temple, researchanyConsultant Help, Planner
Family History Research--Genealogical Proof, Part I
Last Revised 1 Oct 2014

This is Part I of a two part series on doing family history research. It discusses some of the methods to do good research and how to be more sure of your conclusions. It is done in a fun way by comparing research to detective investigations and using examples. The second video, Part II, is Advanced Detective Studies.

Kent JaffaanyvideoResearch skillsAll
Family History Research--Genealogical Proof, Part II
Last Revised 6 Oct 2014

This is Part II of a two part series on doing family history research. It discusses some of the methods to do good research and how to be more sure of your conclusions. It is done in a fun way by comparing research to detective investigations and using examples. The first video is Part I, Is Your Great Uncle Really Your Great Aunt?

Kent Jaffaintermediate, advancedvideoResearch skillsAll
Family Tree Training
Last Revised 4 Feb 2017

It is vitally important that each user gets trained with the proper tools to use the FamilySearch Family Tree pedigree. Since our families are important to us, we don’t want incorrect data or relationships damaging our ancestral lines. This can happen quickly when an uneducated user starts adding, editing or deleting information. Here ere over 50 up-to-date lessons for 16 Topics, provided free of charge. The creator is Cathy Pearce Anderegg at cathyanderegg@comcast.net with help from contributors to FSFamilyTreeUserGroup. Links to advice from experts, Help Center Articles, genealogy bloggers and other resources makes for in depth information in each topic, either for individual study or class presentations. Contact me to download. Enjoy and learn!

Cathy Andereggintermediate, advancedhandout, presentationFamily Tree, Navigating Family Tree, Records and Sources, Temple, Indexing, research, duplicates, IGI/AF/PRF, Mobile AppsAllFirst steps, Add-Edit, Pioneers, Icons, Indexing, Prophecies, Funnies
Find, Take, Teach Sunday School Course
Last Revised 22 Nov 2016

This course is designed to help LDS Church members develop basic family history skills, learn to love family history, and to have a Find, Take, Teach experience. Course length is flexible depending on class member needs.

Mark Shepherdbeginninghandout, presentation, cofamily_tree, FamilySearch Historical Records, temple, research, duplicates, FamilySearch partnersAll
Following Family Tree Tombstones
Last Revised 18 Sep 2016

Following the history of a Family Tree Record through its merges is easier if you include "Tombstone" Sources for the deleted Family Tree records change logs. Often times information is left behind through a series of nested merges and can be difficult to follow. Building  "Tombstone" sources can help

Chris Younganypresentationfamily_tree, researchAll, Consultants
Getting Started with English Research
Last Revised 10 Sep 2015

This presentation touches briefly on English history and culture, but its main focus is on the most useful records and how to search them. It also gives an example of tracing ancestors who emigrated from England.

Kathryn GrantbeginningpresentationResearch skills, Records and sources, FamilySearch partnersAllGreat Britain
Getting the Most from the Search Function on FamilySearch
Last Revised 19 Jan 2017The Search function on FamilySearch puts a vast array of family history resources at your fingertips, including historical records, books, microfilms, wiki articles, and more. Discover what's available and learn tips for effective searches.
Kathryn GrantintermediatepresentationResearchAll
Green Temple Hunting: Consequences, Frequency, and Recommendations
Last Revised 3 Oct 2016

200 Family Tree records of distant relatives with either available green temples or already reserved ordinances were reviewed. For available green temples, the frequency of probable incorrect relationships and probable duplicate ordinances were evalutated. For ordinances already reserved, the frequency of the submitter having contributed information or sources to the record was determined. A high frequency of incorrect relationships, duplicate ordiances, and no contribution to the Family Tree records of persons submitted was observed.

Mark Shepherdanyhandoutfamily_tree, FamilySearch Historical Records, temple, research, duplicatesAll
Hidden Clues on Person Records in Family Tree
Last Revised 18 Apr 2016

Have you ever looked at a person record in Family Tree and wondered where the information came? How reliable it is? Why some vital information and relationships are included, but others aren't? How to see a history of changes to the person record? This presentation answers these questions and more.

Kathryn GrantBeginning, IntermediatePresentationfamily_tree, research, duplicates, igi_af_prfAllPID, extracted record, film, batch
LDS Family History Course
Last Revised 1 Aug 2015

This course contains 13 lessons. It is designed to encourage members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints to get involved with family history and temple work, to learn basic family history principles, and to help make FamilySearch Family Tree "worthy of all acceptation" (D&C 128:24). It can be used to train other consultants, FHC workers, or it may be completed online by anyone. While the videos and much of the course materials come from lds.org and leted online by anyone. While the videos and much of the course materials come from familysearch.org, the overall course content is the responsibility of the author. Anyone is free to use all or parts of this course in teaching others for non commercial purposes. Feedback is welcome at mark.shepherd.email@gmail.com.

Mark Shepherdbeginning, intermediatehandout, presentationResearch skills, Records and sources, templeAll, Consultants, Priesthood leaders
"My Tree" and "The Magic Well": How Mental Models Influence Use of FamilySearch Family Tree
Last Revised 10 Oct 2014

This presentation explores two common but inaccurate mental models of FamilySearch Family Tree. It compares them with how Family Tree actually works, and suggests ways to correct inaccurate mental models.

Kathryn Grantbeginning, intermediate, presentationFinding and merging duplicates, Research skills, TempleAll
Nauvoo Times Series on Family History
Last Revised 22 Jul 2015

See articles for Jul 25, 2012, Dec 10, 2014 and March 4, 2015 to January 31, 2016.

Kathryn GrantAllotherResearch skills, Records and sources, Finding and merging duplicates, Navigating FamilySearch and Family Tree, TempleAll
Prophets, Promises, and Accuracy
Last Revised 3 Feb 2017

Why we do Family History in 3 presentations: Over 100 quotes of promises and admonitions from LDS Prophets. A shorter version emphasizing accuracy, sourcing, merging duplicates, and proving relationship to you. Also a collection of inspirational stories - miracles or serendipity? You decide.

Cathy Anderegganypresentationfamily_tree, temple, research, duplicatesAllProphet Quotes, Promises, Admonitions, Miracles, Serendipity
Research Advice from the Pros
Last Revised 12 Jan 2017

Compiled posts from FamilySearch, James Tanner, Family History Daily, Cyndis List, Dear Myrtl, Ancestry Insider, Bill Buchanan, The Olive Tree, Lisa Louise Cooke, Amy Archibald, Barry Ewell, Randy Seaver, FindMyPast, History Lines, Internet Archive, Ancestor Seekers, Amy Johnson Crow, Genealogy Roots Web, Dick Eastman, Nutfield Genealogy, Genealogy Tip of the Day, Genealogy Trails, Ancestor Hunt, Irish Times, Granite Genealogy, Genealogy Bank, Worldwide Genealogist, Just Ask, Association of Professional Genealogists, Free Pages Genealogy RootWeb, and more.

Cathy Anderegganyother_formatFamilySearch Historical Records, research, FamilySearch partnersAllDNA, Facebook, Historical Records and Hints, Handwriting, and more
Research Basics for Consultants
Last Revised 1 Jan 2012

This is a presentation by FamilySearch giving an overview of necessary research strategies all consultants should know.

FamilySearchbeginning, intermediatepresentationResearch skillsConsultantsStrategies
Rethink the Source Box
Last Revised 27 Jan 2016

Advanced uses for the Source Box in Family Tree.

Chris YoungadvancedpresentationRecords and sources, Research skillsAll
Separating Incorrectly Combined/Merged Records
Last Revised 25 Jan 2016

This video shows how to separate records that were incorrectly combined in new.familysearch.org or incorrectly merged in Family Tree. Note: Because Family Tree changes frequently, the relationship screens in the video might look different than the current screens in Family Tree.

Heather McPhieintermediate, advancedvideoFinding and Merging Duplicates in Family Tree, Research skills, TempleAll
Temple Work through Descendancy Research
Last Revised 24 Apr 2016

Is your family history "all done"? Learn how to find name through a reliable process. You'll also learn how to avoid common pitfalls.

Kathryn Grantbeginning, intermediate, presentationDescendancy Research, TempleAllcousins
Temple Work through Descendancy Research
Last Revised 6 Sep 2016

Is your family history "all done"? Learn how to find name through a reliable process. You'll also learn how to avoid common pitfalls.

Kathryn Grantbeginning, intermediate, webinarft, temple, researchAllcousins
The Timeline Grid: An Easy Way to Find, Track, and Use Your Research
Last Revised 13 Nov 2016

The timeline grid is a simple, unique research log that helps you track and use the information you find. You create it using a word processor or spreadsheet program. It's simple enough for beginners, but powerful enough for advanced users. More information is available here.

Kathryn Grantbeginning, intermediate, presentationResearch skills, Records and sourcesAllresearch log
What Lack I Yet?
Last Revised 6 Jun 2016

Citing Church leaders, this power point show is designed to encourage LDS families and their leaders to set personal, family and Church Unit goals. One of the four focuses of the Church is enabling the salvation of the dead by building temples and performing vicarious ordinances. This presentation includes the process and standards for performing this sacred work.

Terrence Masonanypresentationtemple, research, duplicatesConsultants, Priesthood leaders, All

IGI/AF/PRF

Title &
Description
Author Skill Level Format Topic(s) Audience Additional Keywords
10 Steps to Taking an Ancestor or Cousin to the Temple
Last Revised 4 Feb 2016

President Thomas S Monson counseled us to "plunge into this work, and ... prepare for some uphill climbing." This document outlines 7 steps for taking the plunge and 3 additional "uphill climbing" steps to help you learn to "perform [your] family history work well", as President Monson said the Lord expects. The first 7 steps are also covered in the presentation Taking an Ancestor or Cousin to the Temple

Mark Shepherdbeginning, intermediatehandoutfamily_tree, FamilySearch Historical Records, temple, research, duplicates, igi_af_prf, FamilySearchAll
Family Tree Training
Last Revised 4 Feb 2017

It is vitally important that each user gets trained with the proper tools to use the FamilySearch Family Tree pedigree. Since our families are important to us, we don’t want incorrect data or relationships damaging our ancestral lines. This can happen quickly when an uneducated user starts adding, editing or deleting information. Here ere over 50 up-to-date lessons for 16 Topics, provided free of charge. The creator is Cathy Pearce Anderegg at cathyanderegg@comcast.net with help from contributors to FSFamilyTreeUserGroup. Links to advice from experts, Help Center Articles, genealogy bloggers and other resources makes for in depth information in each topic, either for individual study or class presentations. Contact me to download. Enjoy and learn!

Cathy Andereggintermediate, advancedhandout, presentationFamily Tree, Navigating Family Tree, Records and Sources, Temple, Indexing, research, duplicates, IGI/AF/PRF, Mobile AppsAllFirst steps, Add-Edit, Pioneers, Icons, Indexing, Prophecies, Funnies
Finding Hidden Ordinances in Family Tree
Last Revised 21 Jan 2016

Many records have been incorrectly merged in Family Tree or incorrectly combined in nFS. Other records were submitted with minimal date. All of these situations cause ordinances to be hidden in Family Tree. This handout demonstrates how to find many of these hidden ordinances.

Mark ShepherdadvancedFinding and merging duplicates, Temple, IGI/AF/PRFConsultants, All
Hidden Clues on Person Records in Family Tree
Last Revised 18 Apr 2016

Have you ever looked at a person record in Family Tree and wondered where the information came? How reliable it is? Why some vital information and relationships are included, but others aren't? How to see a history of changes to the person record? This presentation answers these questions and more.

Kathryn GrantBeginning, IntermediatePresentationfamily_tree, research, duplicates, igi_af_prfAllPID, extracted record, film, batch
Understanding the Data in FamilySearch Family Tree
Last Revised 7 Jun 2016

FamilySearch Family Tree contains information for over a billion people. But where did the information come from? The answer may surprise you. An accurate understanding of the information in Family Tree helps prevent errors and duplicate ordinances.

Kathryn Grantanypresentationfamily_tree, temple, duplicates, IGI, AF, PRFAll

Descendancy Research

Title &
Description
Author Skill Level Format Topic(s) Audience Additional Keywords
Temple Work through Descendancy Research
Last Revised 24 Apr 2016

Is your family history "all done"? Learn how to find name through a reliable process. You'll also learn how to avoid common pitfalls.

Kathryn Grantbeginning, intermediate, presentationDescendancy Research, TempleAllcousins

Temple

Title &
Description
Author Skill Level Format Topic(s) Audience Additional Keywords
10 Steps to Taking an Ancestor or Cousin to the Temple
Last Revised 4 Feb 2016

President Thomas S Monson counseled us to "plunge into this work, and ... prepare for some uphill climbing." This document outlines 7 steps for taking the plunge and 3 additional "uphill climbing" steps to help you learn to "perform [your] family history work well", as President Monson said the Lord expects. The first 7 steps are also covered in the presentation Taking an Ancestor or Cousin to the Temple

Mark Shepherdbeginning, intermediatehandoutfamily_tree, FamilySearch Historical Records, temple, research, duplicates, igi_af_prf, FamilySearchAll
10 Ways Family History Can Help You Sanctify the Sabbath
Last Revised 5 Nov 2015

Great ideas to help families do sanctifying activities on the sabbath. Includes links to more information.

Savannah Kate Braunbeginning, intermediateblogFamily Tree, Records and sources, Research skills, Finding and merging duplicates, Temple, Indexing, FamilySearch partnersAll
Consultant Planner
Last Revised 5 Mar 2017

A new tool for consultants that makes helping others easy. The best innovation from FamilySearch in years.

Cathy Anderegganypresentationfamily_tree, FamilySearch Historical Records, temple, researchanyConsultant Help, Planner
Consultant, Youth and FH Center Director Helps
Last Revised 4 Feb 2017

This section will continually be updated as we receive more FS blogs, and ideas from Consultants around the world. A powerpoint presentation on how the Ward Council, High Priest Group Leaders and Consultants work together according to the Handbook of Instructions. If you have good ideas to share with others on how to further Family History in our wards and stakes, and with youth, please send to cathyanderegg@comcast.net

Cathy Anderegganyhandout, presentation, videoFamily Tree, FamilySearch Historical Records, temple, indexingConsultants, Priesthood leaders, Youth
Duplicate Merging Hastens Temple Work
Last Revised 17 Mar 2017

Duplicates: Finding them, Merging them. Declaring Not A Match. Undoing a Merge. IOUS records. Data Problems. Beginners stay clear for a while.

Cathy Andereggintermediate, advancedhandout, presentation, videofamily_tree, temple, duplicates, FamilySearch partnersusersIOUS, Not a Match, Unmerge, Hasten temple work
Duplicates in Family Tree: Why They're There, How to Find Them, and How to Resolve Them
Last Revised 19 Sep 2016

This presentation explains how to find obvious and less obvious duplicates in Family Tree. You'll also learn best practices for merging duplicates so that information and relationships are not lost.

Kathryn Grantintermediate, advancedpresentationFinding and Merging Duplicates, TempleAll
Family Tree Training
Last Revised 4 Feb 2017

It is vitally important that each user gets trained with the proper tools to use the FamilySearch Family Tree pedigree. Since our families are important to us, we don’t want incorrect data or relationships damaging our ancestral lines. This can happen quickly when an uneducated user starts adding, editing or deleting information. Here ere over 50 up-to-date lessons for 16 Topics, provided free of charge. The creator is Cathy Pearce Anderegg at cathyanderegg@comcast.net with help from contributors to FSFamilyTreeUserGroup. Links to advice from experts, Help Center Articles, genealogy bloggers and other resources makes for in depth information in each topic, either for individual study or class presentations. Contact me to download. Enjoy and learn!

Cathy Andereggintermediate, advancedhandout, presentationFamily Tree, Navigating Family Tree, Records and Sources, Temple, Indexing, research, duplicates, IGI/AF/PRF, Mobile AppsAllFirst steps, Add-Edit, Pioneers, Icons, Indexing, Prophecies, Funnies
Find, Take, Teach Sunday School Course
Last Revised 22 Nov 2016

This course is designed to help LDS Church members develop basic family history skills, learn to love family history, and to have a Find, Take, Teach experience. Course length is flexible depending on class member needs.

Mark Shepherdbeginninghandout, presentation, cofamily_tree, FamilySearch Historical Records, temple, research, duplicates, FamilySearch partnersAll
Finding Hidden Ordinances in Family Tree
Last Revised 21 Jan 2016

Many records have been incorrectly merged in Family Tree or incorrectly combined in nFS. Other records were submitted with minimal date. All of these situations cause ordinances to be hidden in Family Tree. This handout demonstrates how to find many of these hidden ordinances.

Mark ShepherdadvancedFinding and merging duplicates, Temple, IGI/AF/PRFConsultants, All
Green Temple Hunting: Consequences, Frequency, and Recommendations
Last Revised 3 Oct 2016

200 Family Tree records of distant relatives with either available green temples or already reserved ordinances were reviewed. For available green temples, the frequency of probable incorrect relationships and probable duplicate ordinances were evalutated. For ordinances already reserved, the frequency of the submitter having contributed information or sources to the record was determined. A high frequency of incorrect relationships, duplicate ordiances, and no contribution to the Family Tree records of persons submitted was observed.

Mark Shepherdanyhandoutfamily_tree, FamilySearch Historical Records, temple, research, duplicatesAll
LDS Family History Course
Last Revised 1 Aug 2015

This course contains 13 lessons. It is designed to encourage members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints to get involved with family history and temple work, to learn basic family history principles, and to help make FamilySearch Family Tree "worthy of all acceptation" (D&C 128:24). It can be used to train other consultants, FHC workers, or it may be completed online by anyone. While the videos and much of the course materials come from lds.org and leted online by anyone. While the videos and much of the course materials come from familysearch.org, the overall course content is the responsibility of the author. Anyone is free to use all or parts of this course in teaching others for non commercial purposes. Feedback is welcome at mark.shepherd.email@gmail.com.

Mark Shepherdbeginning, intermediatehandout, presentationResearch skills, Records and sources, templeAll, Consultants, Priesthood leaders
"My Tree" and "The Magic Well": How Mental Models Influence Use of FamilySearch Family Tree
Last Revised 10 Oct 2014

This presentation explores two common but inaccurate mental models of FamilySearch Family Tree. It compares them with how Family Tree actually works, and suggests ways to correct inaccurate mental models.

Kathryn Grantbeginning, intermediate, presentationFinding and merging duplicates, Research skills, TempleAll
Nauvoo Times Series on Family History
Last Revised 22 Jul 2015

See articles for Jul 25, 2012, Dec 10, 2014 and March 4, 2015 to January 31, 2016.

Kathryn GrantAllotherResearch skills, Records and sources, Finding and merging duplicates, Navigating FamilySearch and Family Tree, TempleAll
Prophets, Promises, and Accuracy
Last Revised 3 Feb 2017

Why we do Family History in 3 presentations: Over 100 quotes of promises and admonitions from LDS Prophets. A shorter version emphasizing accuracy, sourcing, merging duplicates, and proving relationship to you. Also a collection of inspirational stories - miracles or serendipity? You decide.

Cathy Anderegganypresentationfamily_tree, temple, research, duplicatesAllProphet Quotes, Promises, Admonitions, Miracles, Serendipity
Separating Incorrectly Combined/Merged Records
Last Revised 25 Jan 2016

This video shows how to separate records that were incorrectly combined in new.familysearch.org or incorrectly merged in Family Tree. Note: Because Family Tree changes frequently, the relationship screens in the video might look different than the current screens in Family Tree.

Heather McPhieintermediate, advancedvideoFinding and Merging Duplicates in Family Tree, Research skills, TempleAll
Taking an Ancestor or Cousin to the Temple
Last Revised 4 Feb 2016

President Thomas S. Monson counseled us to "plunge into this work ... and prepare for some uphill climbing." This presentation describes how to take the plunge. The document 10 Steps to Taking an Ancestor or Cousin to the Temple also covers additional "uphill climbing" steps to help you learn to "perform [your] family history work well", as President Monson said the Lord expects.

Mark Shepherdbeginningpresentationfamily_tree, FamilySearch Historical Records, templeAll
Temple Work through Descendancy Research
Last Revised 24 Apr 2016

Is your family history "all done"? Learn how to find name through a reliable process. You'll also learn how to avoid common pitfalls.

Kathryn Grantbeginning, intermediate, presentationDescendancy Research, TempleAllcousins
Temple Work through Descendancy Research
Last Revised 6 Sep 2016

Is your family history "all done"? Learn how to find name through a reliable process. You'll also learn how to avoid common pitfalls.

Kathryn Grantbeginning, intermediate, webinarft, temple, researchAllcousins
Understanding the Data in FamilySearch Family Tree
Last Revised 7 Jun 2016

FamilySearch Family Tree contains information for over a billion people. But where did the information come from? The answer may surprise you. An accurate understanding of the information in Family Tree helps prevent errors and duplicate ordinances.

Kathryn Grantanypresentationfamily_tree, temple, duplicates, IGI, AF, PRFAll
What Lack I Yet?
Last Revised 6 Jun 2016

Citing Church leaders, this power point show is designed to encourage LDS families and their leaders to set personal, family and Church Unit goals. One of the four focuses of the Church is enabling the salvation of the dead by building temples and performing vicarious ordinances. This presentation includes the process and standards for performing this sacred work.

Terrence Masonanypresentationtemple, research, duplicatesConsultants, Priesthood leaders, All

Family Reunions

Title &
Description
Author Skill Level Format Topic(s) Audience Additional Keywords
Honor Grandparents with a Family Tree Gathering
Last Revised 18 Sep 2015

Given here are great suggestions for holding a family history centered reunion. Choosing the right place, making all feel welcome, using visuals like photos and videos of family members, interview family members, or try a gathering online. Lots of links to more great ideas and advice.

Greg McMurdieAllhandoutFamily reunions, MemoriesAll