Family Discovery Day 2015

October 17, 2015 — 9:00am to 1:40pm

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
590 Bryan Drive, Apex, NC 27502 (beside the post office)

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    Class Descriptions

    Family History Short Films A selection of inspiring and informative films on family history work. Can be viewed at any time during the Conference. Family Search: What's New Discover the latest apps, icons, tools, research partners, and family history improvements on Family Search and Family Tree. Family Search Indexing How YOU can help make the world's records readily available to everyone. Temple Descendancy Searches Find your cousins! Descendancy research is a different approach to doing family history work, is perfect for beginners, and those finding it difficult to extend their direct lines back in time. A Billion Graves Learn how to search for your ancestor's graves and help make family history available to everyone. Grow Your Family Tree This class focuses on adding family members to your Tree, attaching records, and using the record hints and research suggestion icons. Apps and Tech Tricks Learn how to use the latest phone and tablet apps and other tech tricks to hasten your family history work. African American Roots How to conduct African American genealogy research. Freedmen's Bureau Project What this indexing project is and how you can help restore records of millions of freed slaves. Family History Center 101 An introduction to the Family History Center and its resources and operations. EZ Photo Scan Get up to 25 photos scanned and learn how to place them on Family Tree. Please bring your own flash drive. Find a Name This class will provide one-on-one assistance in finding a name to take the temple. Consider attending Temple Descendancy Research before attending this class. Ideal for individuals who have never submitted a family file request or who have experienced limited success. Research Wiki How to advance your family history work by using Research Wiki. Resolving Duplicates Learn how to merge records and resolve duplicate names in Family Tree in order to reserve temple ordinances. Your Mamma's Mamma How to research and discoverer the maiden names of your female ancestors. Family Stories Using Technology Telling your family stories involves more than "just the facts" or a few photos. Learn how to plan your message and use available technology to tell your stories more effectively and share them with family and friends. Oral History Learn how to conduct oral interviews, record, and preserve personal life histories.

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