Our Next Meeting:
Nov 14, 2020
|Presentation: Stephen Kent Ehat
Yes! Your Ancestors Were in the Newspapers!
The regular monthly meetings of the Utah Valley Technology and Genealogy Group are held on the second Saturday of each month, except December, from 10 AM to noon. The meetings are free and open to the public. They are held at the Red Brick LDS Chapel, 4050 North 650 East (Timpview Drive), Provo, Utah, usually in the Cultural Hall. If you would like to receive email notification of classes planned for the next meeting, go to our blog page for instructions on how to subscribe. The Group is experimenting with live streaming of the main presentations through Facebook. To watch it online live click on UVTAGG Facebook website link in the box above and view the meeting remotely.
Stephen Kent Ehat
Research in digitized newspapers can revolutionize your access to valuable, even crucial, information. You will be shocked! Did you know that thousands of newspapers, urban and rural, foreign and domestic, from the late 1700s to the present day, are available—a great many of them digitized, searchable, and online? Learns secrets to research success in newspapers.
Stephen Kent Ehat, age 68, has performed family history research since 1967 and has extensive experience in American, German, Italian, Irish, South American and Eastern European genealogical research. He and his wife, Jeanine, live in Lindon, Utah. He has served as director of the Lindon Shared-Stakes Family History Center. They have five sons and 21 grandchildren.
The following class is scheduled after the main presentation this month (Start Time 11:10).
Title: What You May Not Have Noticed About U.S. Federal and State Census Records: Look Again!
Get Ready for the Release of the 1950 U.S. Federal Census 17 Months from Now in April 2022! A census return is a goldmine of information. It can be used in ways you sometimes cannot now imagine. To use the census productively and to not make mistakes in interpretation, learn some of the hidden clues and historical facts about census taking. You’ll be a better researcher for it and learn more about your family than you saw previously.