2011 Family History & Genealogy Fair

Do You Know Who You Really Are?

Saturday August 06, 2011

 You are invited to attend a free genealogy family history fair with local and nationally-recognized speakers. This is a great opportunity to increase your genealogy knowledge & skills.

No Charge  - All are invited

  Featured Keynote Address

The Real Story of You

Anastasia Sutherland Harman 

Ancestry.com Lead Family Historian

Anastasia Harman directs Ancestry.com’s largest research initiatives, including the family history research for NBC’s “Who Do You Think You Are?” She has made several broadcast appearances, including Good Morning America, CNN, Reuters TV and Martha Stewart. A popular Ancestry.com speaker, Harman has spoken to large audiences at family history events across the United States. Prior to her current position Harman was an editor for Ancestry Publishing.       See Full Bio

For your convenience the family history center will be open during the lunch hour.  

To help us save our valuable resources and keep the event free, please print the syllabus for each class you are interested in and bring to the fair. Handouts will not be available at the event.

You can help us to plan for the fair by pre-registering, but if you don’t have the time to register please stop by anyway as walk-ins are always welcome.
Do You Know Who You Really Are?
Doors Open
7:30 AM
Opening Session

9:00 AM ~ 10:30 AM
Kenneth Stevens
Director, Tualatin Family History Center
"The Real Story Of You"
Anastasia Sutherland Harman
Ancestry.com Lead Researcher
Classes A B C D
Class Session 1

10:40 AM ~ 12:00 PM
Getting Started with
New Family Search

Wood Shipp
Digitizing Home

Tyler Harman
Strategies Tracking
Your Families

Susan LeBlanc
Getting Started,
Clues Through
Personal Inventory

Barbara Hovorka

12:00 PM ~ 1:00 PM
You may take a break in the Cultural Hall immediately behind the Chapel. Lunch tables are setup, but no refreshments will be served – please bring your own food. Fast-Food restaurants are located 1-1/2 miles away.

Available Resources:
Research help available in the Cultural Hall throughout the whole fair.
The Family History Center is open during the lunch hour only.
Class Session 2

1:00 PM ~ 2:20 PM
Getting Started On

Anastasia Harman
Digging Into
The Archives

Cindy Webb
Ten Steps to

Susan LeBlanc
A History Lesson -
What is the
motivation for the

Barbara Hovorka
Class Session 3

2:30 PM ~ 3:40 PM
Family History
& DNA 101

Anastasia Harman
Clues for Finding

Cindy Webb
Census Records
as a Research

Keith Pyeatt
Finding the
Immigrant - Where
are those Elusive

Barbara Hovorka
Closing Session

3:50 PM ~ 4:00 PM
Wrapup and door prize drawings

For your convenience the family history center will be open during the lunch hour.    

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