Have you visited a Family History Center near you lately? You might be surprised at what you find. I just returned from a trip to my hometown Burley, Idaho. While there I was treated to a tour of the newly updated Burley Idaho Family History Center by one of the consultants, Tamara. My parents started their genealogy research in the 1960's and spent many hours at this center viewing microfilm. I was curious to learn about the history. Dave Badger, one of the center's directors gave this information: The center originated in 1961 when a number of local genealogy enthusiasts...
by Nancy Kirkpatrick I've been thinking about a few things that I believe have helped people get started in family history. I have done these things at different times through the many years I have served as a consultant (or friend) to try and help people feel inspired to do family history work. First is bearing testimony. When I last served as a consultant a couple of years ago for our ward family history class, the member of the bishopric who was over our Sunday School family history class, advised that we should spend time in the first lesson...
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