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Education[edit | edit source]

  • MA Brigham Young University: American History
  • BA Brigham Young University: Family History/Genealogy

Cara’s research specialties include the Mid-Atlantic region and military records.  She has vast experience as a genealogical researcher, working with guests at the Family History Library, teaching genealogy research classes, writing training curriculum and lecturing at conferences.  She has traveled extensively for research, including the Library of Congress, Library of the Daughters of the American Revolution and National Archives in Washington, D.C., University of California-Berkeley, National Archives in San Francisco and numerous libraries throughout the Intermountain West.

Employment and Service[edit | edit source]

  • VIP Research Specialist at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah

Credentials[edit | edit source]

  • Certified Online Instructor for Brigham Young University-Idaho
  • National Genealogical Society classes completed – Revolutionary War records

Memberships[edit | edit source]

  • National Genealogical Society (NGS)
  • Association of Professional Genealogists (APG)
  • Utah Genealogical Association (UGA)
  • Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS)
  • South Central Pennsylvania Genealogical Society
  • York County History Center

Presenter at the following Conferences and Seminars[edit | edit source]

Upcoming Presentations:[edit | edit source]

  • Utah Genealogical Association, Virtual Chapter: 21 November 2019
  • Utah Genealogical Association, South Davis Chapter: Centerville, Utah, 22 January 2020
  • Utah Genealogical Association, Salt Lake Chapter: Salt Lake City, Utah, 5 March 2020

Past Presentations:[edit | edit source]

  • Utah Genealogical Association, South Davis Chapter: Centerville, Utah, 18 September 2019
  • United States Research Seminar: Family History Library: Salt Lake City, Utah 10-13 September 2019
  • Family History Multi-Stake Fair: West Joran, Utah, 7 September 2019
  • BYU Family History and Genealogy Conference: Provo, Utah, 30 July 2019
  • FamilySearch Family History Library Guest Class: Salt Lake City, Utah, 18 July 2019

Classes and Lectures[edit | edit source]

  • Introduction to United States Protestant Church Records
  • Introduction to United States Military Records
  • Obituaries: A Family History Goldmine

*updated as of November 2019