01 May 2014

Jamboree - Meet the Speakers: Leland Meitzler

Leland K. Meitzler founded Heritage Quest in 1985, and has worked as Managing Editor of both Heritage Quest Magazine and The Genealogical Helper. He currently operates Family Roots Publishing Company, edits the twice-weekly Genealogy Newsline, writes daily at GenealogyBlog.com, conducts the annual Salt Lake Christmas Tour (now in its 30th year), and speaks nationally, having given over 2000 lectures since 1983.

FR017 Friday June 6, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Organizing & Sharing Your Digital Genealogy Documents & Pictures in 2014

Digitize – then organize your genealogy! Reduce your paperwork, and fully document your genealogy, by saving every document electronically. Electronic filing of your documents and pictures allows instant access and easy sharing of any document or photograph in your collection. The lecture also covers using Dead Fred, Photo Bucket, Picasa, Shutterfly, Flickr, Google Plus & Facebook for FREE sharing of your pictures and documents.

FR033 Friday June 6, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Westward Migration Routes of Northeastern Colonial America

This lecture deals specifically with westward colonial migration routes starting in the New England and Middle-Atlantic states. Emphasis is placed on the genealogical aspects, including ethnic groups, their place of origin, and eventual destination, using early roads and trails. The vast majority of this lecture deals with the colonial period in American History.

SU025 Sunday June 8, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Low-Bridge, Everybody Down – Your Ancestor’s Migration Through Canals, Rivers and Waterways

This lecture covers a time period of roughly 1790 through 1860, and will cover the canals and waterways that our ancestors used to migrate westward. Migration by canals, rivers, and lakes will all be discussed. Online sources, museums, archive collections, and important publications are detailed.

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