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“Ancestry.com: Ready, Set, Go! Here’s What You Need to Know”

Sue Maxwell

Categories: IR, LDS

Talk Abstract:
Whether you have a personal subscription to Ancestry.com, use the Library Edition at a local library or Family History Center it is important to understand how Ancestry.com functions and what it can do to enhance your family history experience and make the most of this incredible opportunity to do research at home. All members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will soon have access to Ancestry.com at home through their login to FamilySearch. Learn about all that Ancestry has to offer so you will be prepared to utilize its varied tools and features. Come see how the interface will work when the new features are released to all members.

Speaker Bio:
Sue Maxwell is a genealogist and blogger specializing in teaching, training and mentoring others to help their computer skills, software, family history, and genealogical research. Her focus is on helping others find the joy in identifying and learning about their ancestors. Sue is actively involved in the genealogy community, former Vice President of Utah Genealogical Association (UGA), a member of NGS and UVTAGG (formerly UVPAFUG) where she is a speaker and trainer. She and her husband are serving as Area Family History Advisors for the Church and serve 17 stakes in Sandy, Utah. She teaches at Family History Centers and at the FamilySearch Library in Riverton. She recently presented at the Regional Family History Conference in Rexburg Idaho to about 1000 attendees. She has served as a Director, Trainer and Tech Support for a local Family History Center and maintains her blog, Granite Genealogy, on http://granitegenealogy.blogspot.com . This blog focuses on training, information, and materials and helps people keep up to date on what’s going on in Family History. She retired after a 27-year career in management in the utility industry.

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