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“What New Technologies Will Aid You in Finding Your Ancestors?”

James Tanner

Categories: IR, S

Talk Abstract:
One of the greatest challenges to accurate genealogical research is the proliferation of copies of online family trees. James Tanner goes through the major considerations about why and how to decide what information online is historically accurate and what we need to do to insure better accuracy by being essentially consistent with the available contemporary historical source documents. Come and learn more about this essential topic.

Speaker Bio:
James has over 40 years of experience in genealogical research and is an avid blogger of the Genealogy’s Star Blog. He has served as a family history volunteer for over 18 years and has presented at expos and conferences around the US, Canada, and Europe. He is a member of the board of directors of the Family History Guide Association and is currently serving at the BYU Family History Library. James is an attorney, a professional photographer, and has 7 children, 34 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.

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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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