Need something new and fresh to invigorate your youth family history program? Check out "Project My Story: Past and Present." This certification program gives young people the chance to learn and check off family history skills as they go. They start with themselves, recording information about their lives, then discover and preserve memories of their ancestors, finding names for the temple as they go. Why certify youth? In our LDS ward, we've held many classes and activities introducing family history to our youth and teaching them skills. This year, we wanted a way for them to see just how much...
According to D. Joshua Taylor at the Green Valley (AZ) Genealogical Society seminar yesterday, the stereotypical genealogist is a 65 year old white female. He learned this when he dedicated a separate web browser for his genealogy google searches only. Google built a profile based on these searches to target him for advertisements. He found out from friends at google that google thought he was a 65 year old white female. We got a good laugh out of this story - especially since 95% of the seminar attendees matched this profile. Family History is for Everyone I think google...
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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.