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Strategies for using indexes in your genealogical research

Let’s talk about strategies for using indexes in your genealogical research. First, you must understand how indexes are created. The record is created by someone...
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Entire community invited to Payson’s Family Discovery Day

By Miriam Hawkes Boatright People of all faiths and all ages are invited to this year’s Family Discovery Day, sponsored by the Payson Family History...

Ginny APProved genealogy apps

I have recently been introduced to four new apps which have made family history easier, fun and much more personally meaningful. These apps can...

Tantalizing Tombstone Tidbits Two

Now that we know how valuable cemetery records are, how do we find them? Graveyard locations are mentioned on death records, in obituaries, in...

Tantalizing tombstone tidbits offer intriguing clues

We all visit cemeteries during our lifetime, whether it be for funerals, Memorial Day, Pioneer Day or for a peaceful, contemplative walk — but...

Family History for summer fun

The Springville Family History Center wants to thank everyone who attended the open house in June. You all helped to make it a great...

Resources available for beginning family historians

Are you thinking of exploring your family history but don’t know where to start? No worries. There are many resources available to you. There are...
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Learn about ancestors at family history center

By Carol Hurst As we find out more information about our ancestors and their lives, their joys and their struggles, we can understand our own...
David Taylor demonstrates how the new Family Nexus app works on an iPhone to Michele Child in Springville. The free app helps users visualize the places where ancestors were from and brings new discoveries about family right to the phone.

Springville company offers free iPhone app for family history fans

Connecting with ancestors has become a popular hobby for family history enthusiasts. However, many people don’t have the time to spend long hours researching...

Critical thinking is necessary in genealogical research

The use of critical thinking and analysis when doing family history is absolutely necessary. Not using these skills may result in an inaccurate family...