google-site-verification: google82af41cbbb927c7d.html Grove Creek Family History: June 2010

Mt. Timpanogos Temple, photo by Rick Satterfield, used with permission

Friday, June 25, 2010

Blogging Lessons this Weekend? Are You In?

Want a super simple class on blogging?  Meet me at the Grove Creek FHC at 9:00 am on Saturday, June 26th OR Sunday, June 27th at 8:00 pm (hint...the Saturday class is always smaller!)  Join the blogging world and share your genealogy!

New Features in New FamilySearch

New features have been added recently to New FamilySearch.  Most notably is the discussions tab added after the possible duplicates tab on the Family Pedigree with details screens.  Go to the following link to see all of the new features.

Monday, June 21, 2010

Take a Tour of the New Riverton FamilySearch Library!

Seeing as I was playing in New Orleans last week, I didn't post on Friday like I normally do!  Being out of town, I also missed the open house of the Riverton FamilySearch Library!  Boo hoo!  However, Sue Maxwell ( went and took pictures that she turned into a virtual tour for all of us! You have to check out her pictures!  I can't wait to go!  Thanks Sue!!!

Friday, June 11, 2010

Forms Galore!

Have you ever wished that you had a form on which to record your results from the census, etc?  Sometimes when you enlarge the online census images and other documents, you lose the column headings in your view and have to scroll up and down to know what you are writing down. Check out these forms that you can print out to make your job a lot easier! Go to There is also a permanent link on the right side under Forms. Be sure and check out the different forms at Genealogy Forms! At the very bottom is a Tigger family chart that you can use with children!  What will they think of next?

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Schedule of Family History Classes at BYU for Sunday, June 13, 2010

Have You Tried Google Books Yet?

If you missed my post in May about Google Books on the Granite Genealogy Blog, it's time to get busy and check it out!  Here's the link:
Sue Maxwell does a great job on her blog!  Make her a weekly read on your "To Do" list!

Monday, June 7, 2010

Conference on Family History and Genealogy

 (Picture owned by Rayanne B. Melick)
The Family History and Genealogy Conference is coming up July 27-30, 2010 at BYU.  If you have never taken the opportunity to attend this conference, this year is the year to attend!  All of the classes are fantastic and you get to spend your time talking with people whose eyes don't glaze over when you mention family history!  Great deal! Here is a sneak peak at the keynote presenters:

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Rooms 2258 & 2260 CONF

Elder Dennis B. Neuenschwander – “It Is More than About Names”
Elder Dennis B. Neuenschwander served a mission to Finland as a young man and presided over the Austria Vienna East Mission from 1987–1991. Prior to his call as a General Authority, he was responsible for the acquisition of genealogical sources throughout Eastern Europe. Called as a general authority in 1991, Elder Neuenschwander served in the Presidency of the Seventy from 2000–2004. He is married to Joni Kay Lee. Elder Neuenschwander was granted emeritus status at the October 2009 General Conference.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Rooms 2258 & 2260 CONF Curt B. Witcher – “This I Believe: The Urgent Need to Record Living History”
Curt B. Witcher is the manager of the Genealogy Center at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, IN. He is a member of the Genealogy Committee of the American Library Association, a former president of both the Federation of Genealogical Societies and the National Genealogical Society, and the current as well as founding president of the Indiana Genealogical Society.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Rooms 2258 & 2260 CONF Daniel C. Lawyer – “The Future of FamilySearch (Something Big is Coming Soon)”
Daniel C. Lawyer is a senior product manager for FamilySearch where he develops the web site; the integration of new FamilySearch, Record Search, and Research Wiki, Forums. His vision is to evolve FamilySearch into a site that helps friends and family work together to connect to their common roots.

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