05 May 2015

Jamboree 2015 - Meet the Speaker: Kathy Warburton

Kathy Warburton has worked as a British Reference assistant at the Family History Library for 16 years and has been employed by FamilySearch for 26. Kathy grew up in a home where history and family history were emphasized. Ancestral stories were frequently shared at bedtime and at family gatherings, leading to a life-long love of family history. She studied family history and geography at Brigham Young University and has been doing family history research for nearly 30 years.

FR015 Friday June 5, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Dearly Beloved: Marriage Records and Non-Traditional Sources of Marriage Information in the US
This class will provide an overview of marriage laws and customs in the UK that may affect your ability to find marriage information for your ancestors. This session includes a look at standard marriage records (pre- and post-1837) and what information they contain, and an overview of various non-standard sources to find marriage information for your ancestors when you can't find it in standard sources.

SA001 Saturday June 6, 7:00 - 8:30 a.m.  FamilySearch Sponsored Breakfast
Using Family Search to Connect with Your Friends, Associates, and Neighbors
By using the collaborative and social media tools build into FamilySearch, you can make contact with relatives and others who are searching for the same ancestors you are. Engage your friends, associates, and neighbors to use FamilySearch to help them find their ancestors and discover photos and stories about those ancestors.

SA038 Saturday June 6, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
But Wait...There's More: New and Lesser-Known Features and Tools on FamilySearch.org
Think you know what is available on FamilySearch.org? You may be surprised. Learn about new and lesser-known features on FamilySearch.org that will help you be more successful in finding your ancestors and building your tree.

SU033 Sunday June 7, 2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
How to Speak Geek
Being a genealogist requires learning a new vocabulary. Being a genealogist in 2015 requires learning a tech-vocabulary, as well as a genealogy vocabulary. This class is for those who have less experience with technology and will introduce key terms and concepts that they will need to know to navigate the technology needed to be a successful genealogist.

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