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“Solving Difficult Family History Problems”

David Ouimette
3/9/13

Categories: RT , RR

Talk Abstract:
Proving family relationships, the essence of genealogical research, may seem daunting when the evidence is sparse. This presentation will show how to solve difficult family history problems by applying sound research principles and practices.

Speaker Bio:
David Ouimette, CG, is Manager of Content Strategy at FamilySearch. His responsibilities include identifying the most valuable records for genealogical research worldwide and prioritizing records to preserve digitally and make available online. He has conducted onsite family history research and participated in record negotiations in Belgium, Canada, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, and much of the United States. He previously worked in software development and product management at Ancestry.com and has lectured at many national and local gernealogy conferences. His research specialties include Ireland, Quebec, and New England. He has contributed articles to Ancestry Magazine, APG Quarterly, Crossroads, The Septs, and BYU Family Historian and is the author of Finding Your Irish Ancestors: A Beginner’s Guide (Provo: Ancestry, 2005). He currently serves as Vice President of the Utah Genealogical Association and is responsible for publishing Crossroads magazine.

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NOTICE:
This presentation is part of a set of over 400 presentations on genealogy and family history produced by “UVTAGG: The Utah Valley Technology and Genealogy Group”.
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