The 2016 BYU Genealogy Conference—Archives

October 22, 2016  - by 

In case you missed the 48th annual BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy, we recorded some of it for you. Read below to see a summary of the conference, and find insightful summaries of keynote speakers, classes, and more.

Keynote speakers included:

  • Paul Cardall (composer and pianist)
  • Ann Madsen (BYU professor and author of Making Their Own Peace)
  • Paul Milner (professional genealogist and international lecturer)
  • Stephen Rockwood (president and CEO of FamilySearch International)

Class topics included the following:

  • FamilySearch.org
  • English Parish Records
  • Quaker Records
  • Ancestry Searches
  • Pioneer Ancestors
  • Youth and Genealogy
  • DNA Research
  • Google Genealogy
  • Methodology
  • Scandinavian Research

Learn from the 2016 BYU Genealogy Conference Online

FamilySearch blog writers attended the 2016 BYU genealogy conference and wrote summaries of their favorite classes. Learn about record searching, and find inspiring family history stories by clicking the links below.


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  1. Although she was scheduled to speak, Ann Madsen, BYU professor and author of Making
    Their Own Peace, cancelled and did not present at this conference.