Have you ever wondered what is at your state archives? Tucked away in a corner, could you find a clue to your ancestor's life? Every state has a physical location that hosts a treasure trove of artifacts, documents, books, and more. The National Archives provides a list of state archives and don't despair if you don't live near the one where you need to research. Many of them are digitizing their collections and making them available on their websites. Some of the state archives will respond to research questions and for others you might have to hire an onsite researcher. I needed experience...
Are you planning an epic family reunion this summer? Do you have photos in boxes or on your phone from a past reunion? In just a few hours, you can create a beautiful book worthy of any coffee table. Two years ago, my mother broached the subject of a family reunion being planned at Martin's Cove in Wyoming. The reunion would be for the descendants of Charles Cannon Creer, her grandfather. His mother, Sarah Jane and grandmother, Ann, had been in the first Mormon handcart company to come through Martin's Cove in 1856. My mother really wanted to go, but...
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We are thrilled to have Robin Wirthlin as our genetic genealogist. Robin has a B.S. in Molecular Biology from BYU and a Certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University.
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