Researching for over 30 years, Cindy has a great love for family history. She has lectured on research strategies throughout Oregon and at the BYU Family History and Genealogy Conference in Provo, Utah. She has served in various genealogical societies as a board member, officer, newsletter editor and as a family history center director. Cindy now participates in the FamilySearch Indexing program and she works at the Portland Oregon Temple helping patrons on a daily basis.
2013 Genealogy Fair
Using Collateral Lines for Family History Research
A collateral line is a sibling, aunt, uncle or cousin of your direct ancestor. By following collateral lines, we are often given a new picture of our family. Learn why and how to follow other family members lines. Examples will show successful research practices.
2011 Genealogy Fair
Digging Into The Archives
Focus will be on the valuable resources of State and National Archives and what they can
do for the genealogist. Best of the best web sites will also be shown.
Learn how and where to find original documents and how to prepare for
an on-site visit.
Clues for Finding Females
Finding females can be the most challenging task in tracing our family history. We will explore different avenues to put you on the road of piecing your family together. Examples will show successful findings of my female ancestors.