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Not Your Grandma's Genealogy -- Learn the Tech to Trace Your Roots at Salt Lake Family History Expo

This is not your grandma’s genealogy. Family History Founder and President Holly T. Hansen says new techniques and technology have turned family history research into a happening industry that attracts fans from nearly every walk of life.

“You just can’t believe what’s happening out there,” Hansen said. “New developments, especially those associated with the Internet, are connecting people all over the world and bringing families together faster than we would have ever imagined.”

Family historians (and those even mildly interested in researching their roots) can learn all about the latest techniques and technology at the Salt Lake City, Utah Family History Expo, Aug. 28 and 29.The Salt Lake City, Utah Family History Expo will be held at the South Towne Expo Center, 9575 South State Street, Sandy, Utah 84070. Free parking is available at the event venue. The expo will take place Aug. 28 and 29, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. At the door registration begins at 7 a.m. on Friday and 7:30 a.m. on Saturday.

The exhibit hall is open to the public, as is the event’s keynote address. Don R. Anderson, senior vice president of services for FamilySearch will speak.

Paid registrants can sign up for two days chalk-full of classes on research techniques and new technology. FamilySearch is in the process of releasing an updated version. Classes offered will include instruction on using the newest version. Register for classes online at

Other classes offered will include (but are not limited to) “Facebook for Family History,” “Google, a Gold Mine of Genealogy Gems,” “The Chicken Walked Here: Principles & Procedures for Learning to Read Germanic & Scandinavian Gothic Script,” and more.

The expo will also feature Family History’s newest addition to the events it holds throughout the Western United States called the Twitter Café and Blogger Bistro. Here participants can learn fun and exciting ways to get connected and stay connected with family members and friends. Hansen said social Internet networking is becoming more and more popular among researchers.

Register online today at

Family History is a Utah-based company headquartered in Croydon, Utah. FHE has been holding successful expos throughout the Western United States, teaching thousands to learn the art of and experience the spirit of family history research.

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June Expos 2011 We have 4 Events this month!

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Comment by Becky Jamison on May 11, 2010 at 7:15pm
A wonderful class lineup for the Loveland, CO Expo June 25-26 is posted here: You won't have trouble finding an interesting class to attend. You'll have trouble deciding how to go to several at the same time!
Comment by Holly T. Hansen on May 5, 2010 at 11:54am
Wow! June is just around the corner. We are really planning a great time for our Colorado Expo. Thanks Michael! We are excited to see you too!
Comment by Michael John Neill on May 1, 2010 at 2:15pm
I am looking forward to being in Colorado for the Family History Expo in June!
Comment by Holly T. Hansen on April 2, 2010 at 8:35am
Gena, we are really looking forward to seeing you in Colorado! I know that Thomas MacEntee, Ruby Coleman, Cheri Hopkins, and Becky Jamison are coming for sure too! You are all previous Bloggers of Honor and I'm so excited to see everyone there.

Who else is coming?

Talk to you soon!
Comment by Gena Philibert Ortega on April 1, 2010 at 10:06pm
Who's planning on attending the Colorado Family History Expo in June? I will be giving 3 presentations and look forward to seeing everyone there!
Comment by Holly T. Hansen on March 11, 2010 at 10:04pm
The Immigration Family History Expo is just one week away! I happen to be giving one of the presentations on an immigrant ancestor. He is an infamous character and spent some time at Leavenworth. Come find out why!
Comment by Gena Philibert Ortega on March 7, 2010 at 12:11am
This offer has just come from Holly Hansen of Family History Expos: I'm very excited to say that our new website is growing in leaps and bounds! To share our joy we are offering a free digital copy of our 'Life in Your Town' interview book. Just go to and register for a free e-news and tips and we will email you a digital copy with in 5 days. You can pass this offer on to your friends.
Comment by Gena Philibert Ortega on March 5, 2010 at 10:21am
Information, including the agenda for the Immigration Expo has been added to GenealogyWise at
Comment by Gena Philibert Ortega on February 22, 2010 at 2:59pm
Only 4 more days til the St. George Family History Expo! The Expos website is down right now so keep checking back at
Comment by Daniel Horowitz on August 21, 2009 at 5:34pm
If you are you going to the FHE SLC you will get the latest Family Tree Builder (FREE Genealogy Software from on the syllabus CD. ENJOY IT !!!

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