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“Preserving Your Family History: You Can’t Take It With You, So How Do You Leave It? – Family History Update Webinar”

Donald R. Snow

Categories: O, RR

Talk Abstract:
Presenting, as well as preserving, your family history are closely related and doing one helps with the other. This class will discuss ideas and freeware programs to help with both of these including scanning and file naming, finding it on your computer, storing and showing the data, backing it up, collaborating with others, and having your data so you and others can see later what you have done. The goal is to have your family history organized, presentable, and in a format that will last longer than you do. The notes with active links and related articles are on https://uvtagg.org/classes/dons/donsclasses.html .

Speaker Bio:
Don is a Californian by birth, with Snow ancestors from Southern Utah. He is a retired Professor of Mathematics from Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, and has lived in several foreign countries, both for mathematics and church assignments. After retiring from the BYU Math Faculty, he and his now deceased wife Diane Snow who taught Humanities at BYU, served four Family History missions for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. These included being Directors of the New York Family History Center in Manhattan, in the Illinois Nauvoo Mission on a FH project ( http://earlylds.com ), and in the London England Family History Centre in the Hyde Park Chapel. Don served two terms on the Board of Directors of the Utah Genealogical Association, where he was the Host of the online UGA Virtual Chapter Meetings, and has been a VP of the Utah Valley Technology and Genealogy Group since the early 1990’s. He is a frequent speaker at FH venues and loves teaching and playing his accordion. He has 6 children and 30 grandchildren. His FH class schedule and notes are posted on his webpage.

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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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