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My name is Elizabeth Snow or Liz for short. I have always loved Family History. I grew up in Ohio with wonderful parents and 7 brothers and sisters. I have 6 children, 13 grandchildren and a great husband who supports all my family history endeavors. My husband and I now live in Utah. We have spent several of our anniversaries and birthdays at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. I have traveled to England and Spain in search of ancestors. I thoroughly love archival research where you get to see the original documents.


  •  BA in Family History from Brigham Young University, 2011.  

Ancestral Origins

  • England
  • Spain

Research Expertise

  • England
  • Spain
  • Hispanic Countries
  • Tracing LDS families

Contact Info

Classes I Have Taught

I love teaching about family history and helping others to find the connection that will spur them on to learning about and loving their own ancestors.

  • Church & Vital Records
  • How to do LDS Research
  • Searching LDS Membership Records Worldwide
  • Researching Ancestors in Scotland
  • Researching Ancestors in England
  • Researching Hispanic Ancestors
  • Searching the Census on the Internet
  • Spanish Parish Records
  • Using the FamilySearch Mobile Apps- Family Tree & Memories
  • How & Why to Use the FamilySearch - Free Partner Access
  • Descendancy Research on FamilySearch
  • How to use the Browse Records Feature on FamilySearch
  • Family History Activities for Youth
  • Creating a Summer Bingo Program
  • Genealogy Merit Badge
  • Family History Consultant- Magnifying Your Calling
  • How to: Sign on to FamilySearch
  • Making a Sacred Book of Remembrance
  • How to: Teach a Family History Sunday School Class
  • Compiling and Sharing Family Histories
  • Building Your 4- generation Pedigree Chart
  • Beginning Family History - Gathering What's Already Been Done
  • Preparing Family Names to Take to the Temple
  • Beyond PAF: Comparing Rootsmagic, Legacy and Ancestral Quest
  • Computerized Reconstruction of a Spanish Village
  • US State Censuses
  • How to: Use the FamilySearch Research Wii
  • Using Rootsmagic


  • 2004- Research at National Archives in England
  • 2007- BYU Field Study - Spain
  • 2009- BYU Field Study - England and Spain
  • Currently working as a Genealogist 

Current & Past Projects

  • Utah Wiki Project- enhancing the Utah county pages.
  • Village Reconstruction Project- I am  working on a Village Reconstruction project in Spain, in the small town of Garganta la Olla, the birth place of my great-grandfather Meliton Gonzalez Trejo. You can read about that project on my website The goal of this project is to reconstruct the 500+ families that lived there prior to the Parish records before 1600. 

Organizations and Associations

  • DUP- Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Camp Historian
  • Mormon History Association
  • Utah Genealogical Association
  • Meliton Gonzalez Trejo Family Organization, President & Genealogist
  • Emuel and Rozella Hancock Trejo Family Organization, Genealogist
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