RootsTech 2014 Wrap-Up

The 2014 RootsTech Conference is over but you can still see some of the sessions online. Right now there are only 3 sessions online at the RootsTech Video page but more should be added over the next few days. I missed a couple of sessions from Saturday that I want to see plus I want …

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RootsTech 2014; Online Sessions Saturday

Two days are not enough! We have another day of RootsTech. Again all of these online sessions are completely free. This is the schedule for Saturday (all times Eastern): 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., General Session (Keynote) by Stephanie Nielson and Todd Hansen 12:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Become an iPad Power User by Lisa …

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RootsTech 2014; Online Sessions Friday

These are the free online sessions of the RootsTech conference on Friday (all times Eastern): 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., General Session (Keynote) by Dr. Spencer Wells and Judy Russell 12:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Storytelling Super Powers: How to Come Off as Your Family’s Genealogy Hero by David Adelman 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., …

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RootsTech 2014; Online Sessions Thursday

I wanted to post this yesterday but I had an internet outage that only got fix this morning. The RootsTech website says that online sessions start tomorrow morning at 8:30 (Mountain Time (MT). This disagrees with a published schedule but it makes sense as that is when the keynote session starts. 8:30 MT translates as …

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RootsTech 2014

RootsTech 2014 is only a week away. I went last year and I really enjoyed the experience of so many great genealogy sessions. I’m nor going this year because of the travel costs. RootsTech is already claiming that they will be the largest conference in the US. This year they expect to have around 10,000 …

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Tombstone Tuesday: A Tombstone for Grandma

Back in the first week of September I went to Dunkirk, NY to take a photo of the tombstone of my grandmother, Jocelia (Buell) Halsey. She was buried in the Wollowbrook Park Cemetery and as I remember it, she was buried near her sister, Grace, who had died before her. It took a while but …

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NY State Genealogy Conference in September

The Central New York Genealogical Society and the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society announce their First New York State Family History Conference on September 20 and 21st. The information below is from the press release: The Central New York Genealogical Society and the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society are cosponsoring the first-ever statewide …

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RootsTech – Opening Keynote

The keynote speaker for the opening session of the Rootstech conference was Jay L. Verkler who was the former director of FamilySearch.org. His talk centered on the possibilities of the future of genealogy. He showed a girl in 2060 asking her phone to find her ancestors which it did in just minutes. He also showed …

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RootsTech Conference

A new major genealogy conference will showcase both genealogy and technology. RootsTech will be held 10 – 12 Feb. 2001 in Salt Lake City at the Salt Palace Convention Center. This conference is sponsored by FamilySearch, Brigham Young University, the New England Historic Genealogical Society, Ancestry.com, the Federation of Genealogical Societies, and the National Genealogical …

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