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Laura Bush and Daughter Jenna to Keynote RootsTech 2015

Former First Lady Laura Bush and Daughter Jenna Bush Hager to headline RootsTech, see the details in this press release:   Laura Bush and Daughter Jenna to Keynote RootsTech 2015 RootsTech 2015 attendees will get to hear firsthand how one of the nation’s most famous families celebrates their family across generations. RootsTech, the largest family […]

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Nathan Furr, Ph.D., Author of The Innovator’s Method, to Headline RootsTech Innovator Summit

The following press release was sent out by FamilySearch:   RootsTech – February 12-14, 2015 Nathan Furr, Ph.D., Author of The Innovator’s Method, to Headline RootsTech Innovator Summit Nathan Furr at Innovator Summit One of the world’s leading authors and recognized experts in innovation and entrepreneurship will be part of the largest family history conference […]

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American Idol Finalist David Archuleta & Studio C to Perform at RootsTech 2015

The following press release is from FamilySearch: SALT LAKE CITY, 19 November 2014 — American Idol finalist David Archuleta is teaming up with the popular comedy sketch group Studio C from BYUtv to perform at RootsTech, the largest family history conference in the world happening February 12–14, 2015. The two talents will be performing at […]

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Alex Boye & Quarter-Finalists from NBC’s America’s Got Talent Joining RootsTech 2015

The following news release is from FamilySearch and RootsTech 2015. This may not have a lot to do with genealogy, but the music is fantastic! Click on the illustration to check it out. Popular musician and YouTube sensation Alex Boye is teaming up with the stars of his popular “Let It Go” YouTube cover, the […]

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A. J. Jacobs to be a Keynote Speaker at RootsTech 2015

The following is from FamilySearch & RootsTech 2014: What do George and Barbara Bush, Daniel Radcliffe, Abraham Lincoln, and Gwyneth Paltrow have in common? They’re all cousins of RootsTech 2015 keynote speaker A.J. Jacobs! We are excited to announce that best-selling author, Esquire magazine editor, and founder of the Global Family Reunion, A.J. Jacobs will […]

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Donny Osmond Joins RootsTech 2015 As A Keynote Speaker

The following news release is from FamilySearch: Iconic Entertainer to Speak at Largest Family History Event in the World SALT LAKE CITY, 22 October 2014 — One of the biggest names in entertainment from one of the most well-known families in the world will be part of the largest family history conference in the world. […]

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Hotel Reservations Open for the 2015 FGS and RootsTech Conferences

The following is the the Federation of Genealogical Societies: Book Your Room Today June 6, 2014 – Austin, TX. Four Salt Lake City hotels are now taking reservations for the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) and RootsTech conferences, which will be held February 11–14, 2015 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City. […]

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RootsTech 2015 Content Committee Issues a Call for Presentations

The following is from rootstech.org: The RootsTech Content Committee is calling for dynamic presentations for RootsTech 2015 that inform and educate both those seeking to begin and those continuing to discover their family story through technology. Presentation submissions will be accepted June 2 to June 27, 2014, through the Call for Presentations portal on RootsTech.org. […]

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FREE Passes to RootsTech 2015!

The following is from FamilySearch: Now that RootsTech is over, we know you have more than a few to-do items on your list of better ways to accomplish your family history work. We’re giving away five all-access passes to RootsTech 2015. To be entered in the contest, go to Familystorytelling.com and find an article you […]

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RootsPoint – A Facebook for the Dead?

RootsPoint is a global community centered around the 1940 US census. It aims to make genealogy accessible to enthusiasts of all ages. Data spans the 110 years before the census (1830-1940) and includes social sharing tools. RootsPoint is for living people to interact with each others via dead people — essentially a Facebook for the […]

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Stories To Tell

The folks at Stories to Tell are very good friends of mine that I have spent many hours talking with at conferences. When the brain & battery on my van quit at the Family Tree Expo Conference in Sacramento California, my wife Tara and I spent a week with them while our van was being […]

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Your search results may not be what they seem.

A while back I got an invitation to a VIP breakfast to be held during RootsTech 2014. The breakfast was to be Friday morning. When I got the invite, I printed it out and put it in a notebook with my other RootsTech paperwork. That was my first mistake. I should have added it to […]

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Historical Family Connections

While each family is unique and wonderfully individual, all our stories are connected to specific events in history. Historical Family Connections’ goal is to link individual families to historical events in which their ancestors have participated. Hundreds, even thousands of our families shared the same experiences, and now their stories can be linked to history […]

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Check Out the Crowley Company Scanning Equipment

The Crowley Company specializes in high-performance scanning, duplicating and processing equipment & software to suit most preservation and records management needs. One of the first firms in the capture industry, The Crowley Company (dba Crowley Micrographics) has embraced – and often shaped – changes in scanning and digitizing technology. Complemented by a full array of […]

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Butterfly Kisses

The Butterfly Kisses booth is to our left at RootsTech. Their company provides services in the field of digital photo retouching and restoration. Family Photos Engagement Photos Resume Photos Face Book Photos Canvas Signs On line Dating Profiles Passports Baby Announcements Obituaries Heirloom Restorations Your Photos… Only Better Your Photographs mean a lot to you. […]

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