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Using FamilySearch.org for Jewish Research
Sunday, April 28, 2019, 02:00pm - 04:00pm
Speaker: Todd Knowles
Co-sponsored by Ackman & Ziff Family Genealogy Institute
We live in a time when the availability of genealogical records appears to be almost endless. Every day, a new database becomes available or new records are added to an existing database. This growth has enabled people worldwide to make large strides in searching for their ancestors from the comfort of their own homes.
is one of the leading online providers of free international genealogical records, but its vast website can be difficult to navigate. In this presentation, Todd Knowles, FamilySearch's Deputy Chief Genealogical Officer, will provide an overview of the most effective methods for using
to locate records of Jewish ancestors.
W. Todd Knowles is a professional genealogist on the staff of the
Family History Library
in Salt Lake City, Utah. After being introduced to family history at the age of twelve, Todd soon discovered his Jewish roots. His journey to learn more about his Polish-Jewish great-great-grandfather led to the creation of the
Knowles Collection (knowlescollection.blogspot.com)
. Knowles has spoken throughout the world, and his articles have been widely published. Todd currently serves as president of the
Jewish Genealogical Society of Utah
Center for Jewish History
15 W. 16th St.
Tours of the Ackman & Ziff Family Genealogy Institute, a FamilySearch affiliate library, will begin at 12:30 PM.
: Free; no reservations required
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