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General Information
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Classes will be hosted through Zoom. Zoom is an online communication tool, which allows us to provide classes for you wherever you are in the world. An account is not required to use this service. For help with Zoom, select one of the links below.

  1. How do I join a meeting?
  2. Download the App
  3. Technology requirements for Mobile Devices/Tablets, Windows/Mac ]
  4. How to Use Zoom


Your confirmation email from the registered class will include a zoom link to join your class. The day of the registered class click on the zoom link and be ready 5 minutes before your scheduled class. Also, please meet requested prerequisites.


If you have any questions or would like to suggest a class please contact Laurie Markham

Monthly Consultant Training
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Each month we will focus on addressing the issues you face as you fulfill your calling to “creating experiences during which individuals can learn something meaningful about their family story” (Church Handbook under Family History Calling).

We want to tailor these training classes to the specific needs of the Stake and Ward consultants in our area, so we will have a short questionnaire at the end of the class where you will be able to tell us what you want to learn in these training classes.
The same training class will be offered in the morning at 11:00am and again at 6:30pm. You need to register for each session on our website at www.sacfamilysearchlibrary.org.

March's class will be Coordinating Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org. Instructor: Allan Bosch
In this class you will learn how to use the FamilySearch tree icon and drop down menu, unlock the power of Ancestry and temple work, sync sources and compare vital information.
Click here to Register

Upcoming Classes
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February 25, 26, & 27th - ROOTSTECH

Monthly Calendar Class Schedule and Registration
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  • Find the course you want to register for in the calendar below and click on the link or go to the Google Calendar and click the link there.
  • Within the week you will receive an email confirming your class registration, with time and date, and outlining what preparation and materials you will need for the class.


March April



March
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

BEGINNING CLASSES

INTERMEDIATE CLASSES

ADVANCED CLASSES

CONSULTANT CLASSES

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11am Consultant Training Zoom Registration

6:30pm Consultant Training Zoom Registration

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11am Across the Pond- Searching Ancestors in Ireland by Laurie Markham Click Zoom Registration

6:30pm Across the Pond- Searching Ancestors in Ireland by Laurie Markham Click Zoom Registration

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6:30pm Historia Familiar para Principiantes de George Myers Click Zoom Registration

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6:30pm Historia Familiar para Principiantes de George Myers Click Zoom Registration

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11am Desktop versus Mobile app on FamilySearch by George Myers Click Zoom Registraton

6:30pm Desktop versus Mobile app on FamilySearch by George Myers Click Zoom Registration

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11am Thru Lines! Ancestry’s Best Feature by James Baker Click Zoom Registraton

6:30pm Thru Lines! Ancestry’s Best Feature by James Baker Click Zoom Registration

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11am Hosted Webinar - Ideas for Stepping Up Your Family History Game by Kathryn Grant Click Zoom Registraton



April
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

BEGINNING CLASSES

INTERMEDIATE CLASSES

ADVANCED CLASSES

CONSULTANT CLASSES

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11am FamilySearch.org Activities Click Zoom Registraton

6:30pm FamilySearch.org Activities Click Zoom Registraton

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11am The Best Tools for Indexing Click Zoom Registraton

6:30pm The Best Tools for Indexing Click Zoom Registraton

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11am TBD Click Zoom Registraton

6:30pm TBD Click Zoom Registraton

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11am Google: the Genealogist’s Best Friend Click Zoom Registraton

6:30pm Google: the Genealogist’s Best Friend Click Zoom Registraton

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11am TBD Click Zoom Registraton

6:30pm TBD Click Zoom Registraton

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All Classes by Topic
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Ward/Stake Leadership & Consultant Classes

Stake & Ward Council Leaders: Temple & Family History Work - Phil Horner

This class will help stake and ward leaders understand their role in helping to make temple and family history a prominent focus in the life of children, youth, adults and families. Organizational principles on the stake and ward levels will be addressed.

Class Handouts
Stake & Ward Council Leaders (T&FH) Leadership Training

Upcoming Dates

  • None scheduled at this time


Temple & Family History Consultant Preparation - Laurie Markham

The goal is for the Consultants to gain a VISION and understanding of the RESPONSIBILITIES of their calling. A portion of the classes will provide an introduction to INSPIRATIONAL ACTIVITIES.

Class Handouts
T & FH Vision and Responsibilities
T & FH Consultant Activities

Upcoming Dates

  • None scheduled at this time


Zoom for Temple & Family History Consultants - Chuck Athey

The goal is to help Consultants understand how to use Zoom to assist others doing Family History.

Class Handouts

Zoom for Consultants Presentation

Upcoming Dates

  • None scheduled at this time



FamilySearch Classes

Very Beginning FamilySearch - Laurie Markham

If you are not sure how to begin working on your family history this class is for you! We will learn how to sign up for the free FamilySearch.org website, how to recover your password if you have forgotten it, and simple navigation of FamilySearch.org. If you have questions you would like answered in this class, please email them ahead of the class to Laurie Markham. There will also be time at the end of the class to ask questions.

Class Handouts

FamilySearch.org 101

Upcoming Dates

  • None scheduled at this time

Turning Hearts with Memories in FamilySearch - Allan Bosch

Adding Documents, Photos, & Audio, In this class students will learn how to add various types of memories. Making memories public or private. What makes a valuable memory. Tweaking photos to enhance memory experience. How to upload and download memories. And adding photos from "Google Photos."

Class Handouts
Adding Photos to Family Tree
Adding Stories to Family Tree
Andoid Family Tree and Memories

Previous Class Chat Transcripts
26 January 2021 AM Class

Upcoming Dates

  • None scheduled at this time

Coordinating Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org - Allan Bosch

In this class you will learn how to use the FamilySearch tree icon and drop down menu, unlock the power of Ancestry and temple work, sync sources and compare vital information.


Upcoming Dates

Family Tree Memories for devices - George Myers

Carry your family history gems with you. Learn how to use the Family Tree app to collect, preserve. and share your favorite family memories wherever you are. See new updates and high frequency items.

Class Handouts
Carry Family Memories with You

Upcoming Dates

  • None scheduled at this time

Across the Pond- Searching Ancestors in Ireland - Laurie Markham

In this class we will use information you have gathered from US sources to find your family in Ireland. Learn about free Catholic Parish records, how to decipher Irish names, Irish administrative divisions and many sites that offer online inspiration and help.


Upcoming Dates

Class Handouts
Irish Research

Historia Familiar para Principiantes - George Meyers

Esta clase ofrece los principios básicos de la investigación de historia familiar.


Upcoming Dates

Desktop versus Mobile app on FamilySearch - George Meyers


Upcoming Dates

Thru Lines! Ancestry’s Best Feature - James Baker

This class describes Ancestry’s new Thru Lines feature, which has replaced the DNA Circles feature. Examples are provided to illustrate the considerable advantages of Thru Lines, which will easily double or triple the number of matches shown for each ancestor. Ancestry makes these improvements by drawing on a wider variety of sources and blending them together to provide this enhanced capability. Thru Lines is probably Ancestry’s most effective DNA feature.


Upcoming Dates

Ideas for Stepping Up Your Family History Game by Kathryn Grant - Allan Bosch


Upcoming Dates

Discovering Descendancy Research - TBD

Those with pioneer heritage may find it challenging to discover new names to take to the temple. This class will teach you effective ways to find the names of your distant cousins to take to the temple. You should have experience with using FamilySearch before taking this Class.

Class Handouts
Discovering Descendancy Research
Descendancy Class Exercise - Print Before Class

Upcoming Dates

  • None scheduled at this time


Individuals and Relationships: Add, Edit & Delete - TBD

This class will cover a variety of scenarios as information is added, edited, or deleted from within a person's Details page in FamilySearch.

Class Handouts
Individuals and Relationships

Upcoming Dates


Discovering Descendancy Research - TBD

Using the FamilySearch Wiki – TBD

The Family Search WIKI is an amazing but underused resource. It is a free tool for finding information about subjects, records that may have been generated by your ancestors, and places in which records may be found. It is like an online encyclopedia for family history research. Learn how to use this great tool to improve your own research.

Class Handouts
The FamilySearch Wiki

Upcoming Dates

  • None scheduled at this time


Finding Duplicates and Merging Records on Your Family Tree – TBD

Unfortunately we all have some duplicate records on our family trees. In this class you will learn how to find those duplicate records and then correctly merge them. Class Handouts
Finding Duplicates and Merging Records

Upcoming Dates

  • None scheduled at this time



Discover, Gather & Connect Classes

Using Google to Organize Your Photos - TBD

Part 1

Manage and organize your photos with Google Photos. Learn the three ways photos can be stored: photo library, facial recognition and albums. Learn how to navigate google photos and set up your phone to receive all photos taken and free up memory on your phone.

Class Handouts
Google Photos - Part 1

Upcoming Dates

  • None scheduled at this time


Part 2

Learn how to edit your photos, edit facial groupings and edit albums in Google Photos.

Class Handouts
Google Photos - Part 2

Upcoming Dates

  • None scheduled at this time


Writing your Personal and Family Histories – TBD

Many members of the Church do not know where to begin in generating their personal or family history. This class will help you get started and teach you the basics on effective ways to write a personal or family history using both text and pictures.

Class Handouts
Writing Your Personal and Family Histories

Upcoming Dates

  • None scheduled at this time


Quick and Easy Family History Activities – TBD

This class will introduce you to some quick, easy and fun family history activities that you can do with your family. It is a great way to get started with family history.

Class Handouts
Quick and Easy Family History Activities

Upcoming Dates

  • None scheduled at this time



Indexing Classes

Indexing - Part 1 - TBD

Indexing is a great way to help with family history. Learn how to index data, such as birth and death records, marriage certificates, census documents, etc.


Class Handouts
Indexing Terms
Indexing Helps
Indexing Guidelines
Indexing Ruler
Indexing Icons

Upcoming Dates

  • None scheduled at this time


Indexing - Part 2 - TBD

This class will teach you more about indexing and how to become a reviewer.


Class Handouts
Indexing - Part 2

Upcoming Dates

  • None scheduled at this time



Family History Research Classes

Using Existing Research to Strengthen and Extend Your Family Tree - Tim Fewkes

In this class we will explain and show by example how to use Puzzilla, Ancestry Public Member Trees, FamilySearch.org and Ancestry DNA Thru Lines to find ancestors and “cousins” and/or new supporting sources for them. In this class we will also explore Ancestry DNA Thru Lines and how to use this wonderful tool to find answers, solve mysteries and even connect with living cousins in your tree. You do not have to be a DNA expert to use DNA Thur Lines.

Upcoming Dates

  • None scheduled at this time


Research Rules and Standards - Florene Knapps

Learn the steps to correctly find, record and document each of your unique ancestors.


Upcoming Dates Class Dates/Times/Registration Links

  • None scheduled at this time


Find Your Family Through Census Records - TBD

Country, State, and local census records track the location, family members, and many other bits of information that can often lead to profound discoveries. Learning how to find your family in them can often be a tricky task. We will talk about some of the ways to get the most out of those valuable records.

Class Handouts
Census Analysis - Part 1
Census Analysis - Part 2
US Census Headings 1790-1860
US Census Headings 1870-1930
Using the Census to Find Other Records
US-UK-Canadian Cenus Forms

Upcoming Dates

  • None scheduled at this time


Discover Family History Through Military Records - TBD

Military records can provide a wealth of information that can help you get to know your ancestors better and may even provide data found nowhere else. This class will discuss a variety of military records and how to find them.

Class Handouts
Finding Family History Through Military Records

Upcoming Dates

  • None scheduled at this time


Finding Death, Burial and Cemetery Records - TBD

Can't find a death certificate? This class will help you learn about death certificates and a variety of alternate sources for death and burial records. Each death record tells a story and may provide important clues to help you find and learn about your ancestors.

Class Handouts
Finding Death, Burial and Cemetery Records

Upcoming Dates

  • None scheduled at this time


Five Minute Family History Success - TBD

President Nelson has invited us to sacrifice a little of our time doing family history work. Even if you only have a few minutes of time, there are many family history activities you can do. This lesson will show you over twenty ways you can do a little family history every day.

Class Handouts
Five Minute Family History Successes

Upcoming Dates

  • None scheduled at this time


Crossing the Pond – Finding Emigration and Immigration Records - TBD

All of us have ancestors who arrived in the United States from another country. This class will offer help in finding your ancestors emigration, immigration, and naturalization records from early colonial times to more recent records.

Class Handouts
Crossing the Pond

Upcoming Dates

  • None scheduled at this time


Newspapers Are a Genealogical Treasure - TBD

Everyone knows obituaries are a family history treasure. This class will help you understand that newspapers can help you learn so much more about an ancestor. We will show examples of news you can find and explain how to find the right newspapers and information about newspaper websites.

Class Handouts
Newspapers are a Genealogical Treasure

Upcoming Dates

  • None scheduled at this time


Tips and Tricks for Improving Your Search Results - TBD

We can all use a little help sometimes! We will demonstrate some of my tips and tricks for improving your family history search for information about your ancestors.

Class Handouts
Tips and Tricks for Improving Your Search

Upcoming Dates

  • None scheduled at this time


Finding Your Cousins Through Descendancy Research and Puzzilla - TBD

Learn how to use Descendancy Research through Puzzilla.org and FamilySearch to expand your family tree

Class Handouts
Descendancy Research - Expand Your Family Tree

Upcoming Dates

  • None scheduled at this time


Finding Your Danish Ancestors - TBD

You don't have to speak the language to do Danish Research! In this class you will learn about how to begin searching for your Danish ancestors using key web sites to aid in Danish research. You can do it!

Class Handouts
Finding Your Danish Ancestors

Upcoming Dates

  • None scheduled at this time



Ancestry Classes

Class 1 - Getting Started using Ancestry to support FamilySearch – TBD

This class will show you how to create an Ancestry account - Transfer your FamilySearch tree into your own private or public Ancestry Tree – and then a quick overview of the Ancestry website. The overview is a quick summary of the website and not a detail of any feature within the website.

Class Handouts
Getting Started with Ancestry
Upcoming Dates

  • None scheduled at this time


Class 2 - Using Ancestry to research your family – Search Tips – TBD

This class will start with an imported tree from FamilySearch and identify all the different methods of researching individuals using Ancestry: Hints – the 1 to 50 hints that show up with a tiny leaf. Search – the Ancestry search engine which might show 100,000 potential records for your person. How to validate the record, Which records are most valid, How to narrow the search, How to search specific record types, How to research using other person’s public and private trees, and How to attach all those records to your individual.
Class Handouts
Using Ancestry to research your family
Upcoming Dates

  • None scheduled at this time


Class 3 - Transferring Ancestry data to FamilySearch database – TBD

This class will demonstrate the link between Ancestry and FamilySearch and how to use this link to import data, records, and information between the two databases. This link will also demonstrate how to add more individuals to your Ancestry tree, How to generate temple cards, and to modify and change links between individuals in your tree. The class will also demonstrate how to transfer media files (pictures, and stories) between the two websites.
Class Handouts
Using Transferring Ancestry data to FamilySearch database
Upcoming Dates

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Class 4 - Using DNA to support Ancestry and FamilySearch – TBD

This class will start with purchasing an Ancestry DNA kit, Activation of that kit, and then connecting the DNA data to your Ancestry tree. Once you have a DNA-Ancestry tree – Details on how to use DNA to validate your tree, locate new family members, and use all the DNA features in Ancestry to support your Family Tree.
Class Handouts
Using DNA to support Ancestry and FamilySearch
Upcoming Dates

  • None scheduled at this time




Links to Online Classes at Other Centers
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Family History Library Webinars
Archived Classes in the Learning Center (FHL)
BYU Webinars
Los Angeles FamilySearch Library
St. George FamilySearch Center
Ogden FamilySearch Center
Layton FamilySearch Center
Riverton FamilySearch Library
Lehi FamilySearch Center