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Brandon Baird, BA, AG I was born and raised in Northeastern Arizona. My love for genealogy as a young child. It has been able to grow and flourish throughout the years. I learned to speak Spanish during my LDS Mission to Spain Barcelona.


  • Brigham Young University, B.A. Family History-Genealogy (2013)
  • Accredited genealogist for the Spain region (2014)


  • Two Family History Field Studies in the Archives of Spain, France, and Italy (2011 & 2013)
  • Family History Consultant and Stake Family History Leader

Classes Taught

  • "An Undergraduate Researches in the Unique Archives of Barcelona, Spain" at the Southwestern Social Sciences Association in San Diego, 2012
  • "Notaries, the Notarial System, and Notarial Record Formats" at the Conferencia Iberoamericana de Genealogía in 2013, ICAPGEN Conference in 2013 and UGA South Davis Family History Fair in 2014.
  • "Helping people start Hispanic Family History Research" at the UGA South Davis Family History Fair, 2014
  • "Introduction to Hispanic Family History Research" at the UGA South Davis Family History Fair, 2014
  • Various beginner and intermediate Hispanic family history and methodology classes taught at the Family History Library

Research Interests

  • Hispanic Genealogy
  • Basque Genealogy
  • French, Italian, and Portuguese Research
  • Notarial Records


  • Spanish - I can speak, read, and write
  • Italian, French, Portuguese, and Catalan - I can read and speak some each
  • Latin - I can read

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