Twin Falls Idaho Family History Center

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Classes for Spring 2012 at the Twin Falls Family History Center

Date               Time          Class                                                           Instructor


Tue Jan 22     7:00 PM      Staff Meeting                                                John Cox
Sat Feb 16    10:30 AM     Photos and How to Identify Them                   Mary Edgar
Sat Feb 16    11:30 AM     Research from Newspapers                           John Cox
Sat Feb 16    12:30 PM     Family Tree - FamilySearch Adding Sources   Marti Pike
Sat Feb 16     1:30 PM     Step by Step Family History                           Carl Edgar
Tue Feb 19     4:00 PM     Roots Magic – How to get Started                   Karen Prestwich
Thu Feb 21     9:30 AM     Family Tree - Editing & Correcting Information  Mary Edgar
Tue Feb 26     4:00 PM     Family Tree – Training                                   Karen Prestwich
Tue Feb 26     7:00 PM     Staff Meeting                                                John Cox
Thu Feb 28     9:30 AM     Roots Web - Researching the records             Carl Edgar

Tue Mar 5      4:00 PM      Roots Magic – What is New                           Karen Prestwich
Thu Mar 7      9:30 AM      Research Logs – What do you want them to do? Carl Edgar
Tue Mar 12     4:00 PM      Ancestry.com                                               Karen Prestwich
Thu Mar 14     9:30 AM      Family Tree - Making Family Ordinance Requests Carl Edgar
Sat Mar 16     10:30 AM     Time Lines and Maps                                    Mary Edgar
Sat Mar 16     11:30 AM     Research in New Hampshire                         David Putnam
Sat Mar 16     12:30 PM     Family Tree - FamilySearch                           Marti Pike
Sat Mar 16     1:30 PM      How to Organize records on one Family Line   David Putnam
Tue Mar 19     4:00 PM      Family Tree – Training                                   Karen Prestwich
Thur Mar 21     9:30 AM     Ancestry.com – How I use it.                         John Cox
Tue Mar 26     4:00 PM      Descendancy Research                                Karen Prestwich
Tue Mar 26     7:00 PM      Staff Meeting                                               John Cox
Thur Mar 28     9:30 AM     On line Cemetery Records – Billion Graves & Findagrave Carl Edgar

Tue Apr 2      4:00 PM      Roots Magic – Sourcing                                  Karen Prestwich
Thu Apr 4      9:30 AM      Digitalizing Records – Why and How to do it?   Carl Edgar
Tue Apr 9      4:00 PM      Finding Maiden Names                                   Karen Prestwich
Thu Apr 11     9:30 AM      Documentation - Importance and Quality         Mary Edgar
Tue Apr 16     4:00 PM      Family Tree Training                                      Karen Prestwich
Thu Apr 18     9:30 AM      Google Searches and other Web sites             Carl Edgar
Sat Apr 20     10:30 AM     Family History Center – Premium Sites           Mary Edgar
Sat Apr 20     11:30 AM     Family Tree from FamilySearch                      Marti Pike
Sat Apr 20     12:30 PM     Pennsylvania Records - How to search them   David Putnam
Sat Apr 20     1:30 PM      Organization and Research Logs                     Carl Edgar
Tue Apr 23     4:00 PM      Cemetery Research                                       Karen Prestwich
Tue Apr 23     7:00 PM      Staff Meeting                                                John Cox
Thu Apr 25     9:30 AM      FamilySearch How to Search effectively         Carl Edgar
Tue Apr 30     4:00 PM      Storing Files Online                                      Kelli Watts


Thu May 2      9:30 AM      Family Tree - FamilySearch Correcting          Carl Edgar
Tue May 7      4:00 PM      Roots Magic – Create a Website                   Karen Prestwich
Thu May 9      9:30 AM      Using Roots Magic                                      Carl Edgar
Tue May 14    4:00 PM      Writing your own Personal History                Karen Prestwich
Thu May 16     9:30 AM     Quick Start to Family History                        Carl Edgar
Sat May 18     10:30 AM    Research - Looking at old data in a new way  Mary Edgar
Sat May 18     11:30 AM    Records for Veterans from the Colonial Wars  David Putnam
Sat May 18     12:30 PM    Searching Ancestry.com                              Carl Edgar
Sat May 18     1:30 PM     Family Tree from FamilySearch                     Marti Pike
Tue May 21     4:00 PM     Family Tree – Training                                  Karen Prestwich
Thu May 23     9:30 AM     Descendancy Research                               Mary Edgar
Tue May 28     4:00 PM     Organizing your Files – Digital and Paper       Karen Prestwich

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Collections

  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  • The Twin Falls Family History Center has a book collection of over 3,000 books. They have a computer printout, by book title, of books in their collection.
  • The center also has a collection of about 3,600 microfilms on indefinite loan, and have a country, and, a state-by-state listing of them. They also have a large microfiche collection.
  • Local residents have some family history books that are not available at the Family History Center. For example, one volunteer has a copy of The Genealogy of the Page Family of Virginia
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