Riverton FamilySearch Library/Handouts and Guides

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FamilySearch Library

3740 West Market Center Drive
(13175 South)

Riverton, Utah 84065-8026

Monday and Friday
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Closed on Sunday

Location and Directions
Contact Information
Hours and Holiday Schedule
Classes and Class Schedules
Quick Start Guides and Class Handouts
Group Visits
Saturday Seminar
Family Discovery Day
Family Reunions * NEW *
Youth Conference
Family Story Room
Boy Scout Workshop
Outreach Class Schedule
Research Specialists
Missionary Opportunities

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Handouts and Guides

Library Resource Materials for Staff and Patrons

Library Quick Start Guides

Family Tree

Adding Photos to Family Tree
Adding Stories to Family Tree
Adding and Attaching Sources to Family Tree
Family Tree  (revised 10/10/17)
Fixing a Looping Pedigree in Family Tree
Merging Duplicate Records in Family Tree
RecordSeek for Recording Sources in Family Tree
Reserving Temple Ordinances  
Search Tools in Family Tree
Searching with FamilySearch 
Submitting Names for Temple Ordinances 

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Descendancy Research 
British Research Using the GRO Indexes  (new 12/15/17)
Finding Ancestors Using the FamilySearch Research Wiki 
FamilySearch Catalog 
FamilySearch Genealogies and Books 
Great Research Sites  (revised 10/04/17)
Preparation for Trek 
Research Log - Internet Searches
Search Tools in Family Tree 
Searching with FamilySearch 
U.S. Census Headings, 1790-1930
U.S. Census Records 
U.S. Record Selection Table
Websites for England Ancestry 

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Creating Fan or Other Charts with TreeSeek.com (revised 09/23/17)
Creating a GEDCOM File
Register for or Recover an LDS Account 
(previously Username and Password)
Using Dropbox

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Ancestry.com Overview 
FindMyPast.com Overview  
MyHeritage.com Overview 


Maintained by: Elder Tom Stubben

Last modified: 12/26/17

Class Handouts

Genealogy Database Programs

Ancestral Quest  Bud Wood
Class Syllabus
MAC Installation Guide
Win Installation Guide
Data Loss Prevention
RootsMagic  Ron Ray
It's Here... RootsMagic sharing with Ancestry.com! click here
Week 1 - Basic Keys and FamilySearch Central
Week 2 - Pictures, Videos, and PDFs
Week 3 - Sources
Week 4 - Reports
Week 5 - More Cool Features

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Family Search

FamilySearch Family Tree -
Wiki   Linda Baker
Family Tree Sourcing Week 1   Dean Gearig
Family Tree Sourcing Week 2   Dean Gearig

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Boy Scout Genealogy Merit Badge Workshop   Martha Landrey
Ancestry.com helps by Tom and Betsy Neil -
Trading sources between Ancestry and FamilySearch  Tom and Betsy Neil
Ancestry.com helps by Ron Ray -
Ancestry Trees - Creating, using them and sharing with FamilySearch  Ron Ray
Ancestry Research Tips  Ron Ray
Ancestry.com by Ron Reagan -
Class Guide - Research and Tree Helps  Ron Reagen

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Beginning Genealogy Research  Larry Whittaker
Week 1-Introduction to Genealogy
Week 2- People, Records & Tips
Week 3- Effective Search Strategies
Week 4- Internet Genealogy

Best Research Website  Ron Ray
Best Websites #1
Best Websites #2
Best Websites #3

Church Records   Jill Shoemaker
LDS Church Records
US Church Records

Finding Your Cousin Workshop   Ron Ray
Finding Cousins Workshop Syllabus
Week 1: Main Handout showing Virtual Pedigree, FamilySearch, FindaRecord
Week 2: Find patron cousins Plus Ancestry.com tips
Week 3: Find patron cousins Plus Google search tools
Week 4: Find patron cousins Plus Best Websites

Genealogy Search helps   Glen Sisam
Genealogy Tool Box

Immigration and Naturalization   Ron Ray
Land Records   Ron Ray
New England Research   Linda Baker
Newspapers   Ron Ray
Paleography   Jill Shoemaker
US Beginning Research   Jill Shoemaker
US Census Records   Jill Shoemaker
US Immigration and Emigration  Jill Shoemaker
US Land Records   Jill Shoemaker
US Military Records   Jill Shoemaker
US Naturalization Records   Jill Shoemaker
US Probate Records   Jill Shoemaker
US Vital Records   Jill Shoemaker

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Basic Computer Skills    Peter Bateman
Basic IrfanView and Snipping Tool    Peter Bateman
Google Drive    Ron Ray
Graphics Programs   Ron Ray
Snipping Tool and IrfanView   Tom Stubben
Microsoft Word   Ron Ray

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Maintained by: Elder Ron Ray

Last modified: 12/28/17