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“Technology for Locating Missing or Destroyed Records”

Karen Clifford

Categories: RT, RR

Talk Abstract:
Were you told that all the records in the courthouse were burned so you cannot go any further on your ancestor’s line? Or have you searched many times at the local repositories only to discover that the records are missing for the years you need? This presentation will cover a handful of proven research techniques that may help you to overcome your destroyed or missing records.

Speaker Bio:
Karen Clifford is an Accredited Genealogist Professional (AG), and a Fellow of the Utah Genealogical Association (FUGA). She is President/CEO of Genealogy Research Associates, Inc. — http://www.graonline.com . She teaches family history classes at BYU, the Salt Lake Community College, and Monterey Peninsula College, as well as developing and teaching multiple online genealogy courses at colleges. She has authored several college textbooks on genealogy and credentialing in genealogy and numerous family histories. She serves as Co-Chair of the Testing Committee of the International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists (one of the two major credentialing bodies for genealogists in the United States see http://www.ICAPGen.org . She served 10 years on the board and as a Vice President of the Federation of Genealogical Societies, was the founding President of the Monterey County (CA) Genealogy Society, and President of the Utah Genealogical Association. Karen was the Director of the Monterey California Family History Center for ten years and now lives in Provo where her husband, Ray Clifford, is an Associate Dean of the BYU College of Humanities. She is currently the Director of a 3-Stake FHC in Provo, Utah besides teaching Family History at BYU.

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