Bring your own Professional and Expert Research Assistants with you to the Family History Library. New changes are underway at the Library: Many of the reference consultants whose faces were familiar features at the Library have been furloughed or re-assigned to other parts of the Library. And several of the best have retired. https://familysearch.org/blog/en/exciting-family-history-library/
Southern States Genealogy is a real challenge–But, Not to worry! Professional Experts are available including me–
2015 Family History Retreats at the Family History Library, Salt Lake City UT Register: http://familyhistoryexpos.com
Jan 5-9 – Sources and Strategies for Scandinavian Research
Feb 16-20 – Finding the Marriage Record: Understanding Customs and Sources
Mar 16-20 – Research FUNdamentals: Strategies for Successful Genealogical
Apr 13-17 — US Land & Tax Records: Proving Family Relationships
May 18-22 – England, Wales, Scotland, & Ireland: Basic Sources, Strategies, & Methodology
Jun 15-19 — Virginia Research: Bypassing the Burned Courthouse
Jul 13-17 – Sources and Strategies for Successfully Researching the Other
Aug 17-21 — New England Research: Basic Sources, Strategies & Methodology
Sep 21-25 – German Research Using the Family History LIbrary: Basic Sources, Strategies, & Methodology
Oct 19-23 – Proving Family Relationships Using–Resources at the FHL and DNA
Nov 9-13 – Basic Sources for Military Research: Where the records are and How
to Access Them
Dec Nov 30- Dec 4 — Emigration, Immigration, Migration: Holidays, Customs,
Language, Occupation, and Naming Patterns
The words “Basic Sources” do not indicate easy research, they are
important, fundamental sources needed to accurately prove a genealogy.
Retreats will be held at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City UT. Hotel accommodations and research classes at Crystal Inn, shuttle to FHL provided.
Research Consultants and Instructors: Holly Hansen, Arlene Eakle, James Tanner, Ruth Maness, Sharon Monson, Jane Anderson, Billy Edginton
Register for the Research Retreats of your choice, sponsored by Family History Expos, and professional research help is part of the Retreat: Research classes and actual Research Assistance on your own personal genealogy by professional genealogists with wide experience and knowledge tracing ancestors much like your own. They are familiar with the Library and how to find books, films, databases, periodicals, maps, photos, and pedigrees. Your personal Experts will take you by the hand and lead you to the records your need to prove your ancestry.
(Additional information available from Holly Hansen, Family History Expos, 801-829-3295) Your favorite Virginia genealogist. Arlene H. Eakle, PhD
PS I’ll be there too–in case you didn’t notice my name. This is your chance to get my time for a truly reduced rate–you won’t want to miss this opportunity!