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“A Genealogically Correct Family Search Family Tree”

Robert Raymond

Categories: LDS, IR

Talk Abstract:
Learn how you can use and help Family Tree increase its genealogical correctness and adherence with industry standards by using genealogical proof, sources, documents, citations, stories, photos, and collaboration. With your help, Family Tree is becoming a genealogically sound reflection of our shared family tree.

Speaker Bio:
Robert Raymond is a Deputy to FamilySearch Chief Genealogical Officer, David Rencher. He is well-known and works to increase genealogical soundness of FamilySearch products and helps set record acquisition and publication strategy. Robert writes a top ranked genealogy blog (pseudonymically) about Ancestry.com, FamilySearch.org, records, and methodology. He is a genealogical technologist with more than 30 years’ experience in technology and genealogy. He holds over a dozen technology patents and earned a Masters Degree in Electrical (Computer) Engineering from Brigham Young University where he was honored as a Kimball Scholar. Robert has served as a Director of the National Genealogical Society since 2012 and is currently working towards certification from the Board for Certification of Genealogists. He is a volunteer at a FamilySearch Family History Center where he can be found in the trenches every Wednesday night. More information about him is on the website https://www.apgen.org/directory/search_detail.html?mbr_id=4060 .

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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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