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Genealogical Preparedness - Part 4 - The Research Trip

I mentioned previously that I had the opportunity to attend the British Institute in Salt Lake City. Following that week, I stayed another week to spend coveted research time at the library. 587 more words


Ghosts of West Temple

On the spot where thousands of people explore their family history, another story waits to be told….

West Temple street now contains the Family History Library, the LDS Church History Museum, and several parking lots, but it was once home to some of the most prominent families of Utah.  73 more words

Salt Lake History

I Just Qualified for the Boston Marathon and I'd Like to Thank my Great-Great-Grandfather

This past weekend was a pretty eventful one for our family. On Saturday, I ran the St. George Marathon in Southern Utah and qualified for the 2017 Boston Marathon. 1,193 more words

Chicago Genealogy

Finding Out More about Probate Records Part II

A few weeks ago, I admitted to some considerable knowledge gaps when it comes to probate records. Ancestry’s recent mass digitization of probate records left me with a lot of questions. 1,641 more words

Chicago Genealogy

A Fated Trip to the Family History Library

When my husband and I were planning our summer vacation trip, I hinted that since we were going to be in Utah for a few days, I’d like to visit the Family History Library.  621 more words


What is this Family History Library?

Unless you are new to genealogy, chances are you have looked for your ancestors on FamilySearch.org. The website has thousands (if not millions) of digital images of records from around the world. 741 more words

Family History Library