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“Five Lesser Used Features of FamilySearch”

Robert Givens

Categories: LDS, s

Talk Abstract:
This presentation covers the following features:

  • Start Discovering Your Family Story
  • About page
  • Time Line and Map page
  • Chats, Notes, Discussions and Brief Life Story (Collaboration Tools)
  • The Following feature
  • Speaker Bio:
    Robert Givens has received advanced degrees from Fresno State College and California State University, Fresno. His career in education spanned 39 years in that area. He started researching in family history during his high school years and has been even more actively involved since his retirement in 2008. This included 8 years directing the Fresno North Stake Family History Center and currently with his wife is an Area Temple and Family History Adviser for 11 stakes in the Fresno region.
    For 15 years as a FamilySearch volunteer he was actively involved supporting various features of FamilySearch, including helping patrons with their problem records, launching and supporting social communities and administering research groups sponsored by FamilySearch in Facebook, and working on its Research Wiki. He is an experienced researcher in New England, Midwest and southern state records, has published 4 genealogy books, and presented on genealogical topics in multiple states. When he is not researching, he loves to garden, read, and watch sports on TV.

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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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