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March Monthly Program

  • 12 Mar 2022
  • 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Virtual Webinar on Zoom

Monthly Program


Come and learn about what's new at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and FamilySearch with David Rencher AG®, CG®, FUGA, FIGRS.

Then learn about Irish Collections.


Session 1:  Come see what’s new at the Family History Library and FamilySearch

Learn about the Family History Library’s new web pages and see the makeover of the library during the closure during the pandemic. The library has new services if you are unable to attend in person to better serve distant researchers. Learn too, the new features of the FamilySearch websites.

Session 2:  Out of the Ashes - Irish Genealogical Collections

This session focuses on describing the material in various Irish genealogical "collections" which have been digitized by the Genealogical Society of Utah. These collections represent a wealth of genealogical material, much of which was gathered prior to the destruction of the Public Record Office in 1922.

Presenter bio:

David E. Rencher, AG®, CG®, FUGA, FIGRS, is employed as the Director, Family History Library and Chief Genealogical Officer for FamilySearch. He graduated from Brigham Young University in 1980 with a B.A. in Family and Local History. A professional genealogist since 1977, he is one of the rare few who have earned both credentials: Accredited Genealogist® with ICAPGen in Ireland research (1981) and Certified Genealogist® with the Board for Certification of Genealogists (2006). He serves as the Irish course coordinator and instructor for the Institute of Genealogical and Historical Research, the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh, and the British Institute. He is a past president of the Federation of Genealogical Societies and the Utah Genealogical Association. David is a Fellow of the Utah Genealogical Association and the Irish Genealogical Research Society, London. He serves as a director on the board of the National Genealogical Society.

Registration information to be announced at a later time.

The public is always welcome! 

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