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The Annual New England Family History Conference

  • New England Family History Center Franklin, MA USA (map)

The Annual New England Family History Conference is scheduled for Sat, April 30th.

The conference is free. It is a great conference for beginners and experienced genealogists alike. Here is the link. You need to register for conference.

More information from their website.

The 2016 New England Family History Conference will be held Saturday, April 30, 2016 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 91 Jordan Road, Franklin, MA.

Keynote Speaker
Meg L. Wilson, Curator of Historical Collections at Mount Auburn Cemetery
Family History is so much more than just birth and death dates; and Mount Auburn Cemetery is so much more than a just cemetery.  Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and designated as a National Historic Landmark, Mount Auburn Cemetery has a Historical Collections Department which is home to a comprehensive Archives, Library, Photographs and Fine & Decorative Arts, the only known collection of its kind in the nation. 

Ms. Winslow will discuss what can be found in cemetery records, researching at Mount Auburn as well as other rural cemeteries, and the growing interest in genealogical research in cemetery repositories.

The Family History Help Center
Computer stations with internet access and Family History Consultants are available to all coference attendees throughout the day.  Stop in for help with a specific research challenge or to get assistance with Family Search, Indexing or other online tools.

Educational Sessions will once again feature numerous genealogy experts sharing their broad expertise in a variety of sessions.  In addition to live speakers, the conference agenda again includes several pre-recorded sessions from Roots Tech 2016 which will include a session moderator sessions, hosted by a Family History Consultant with experience in the topic presented.  The session hosts will be on hand to answer questions and provide additional information.

The New England Family History Conference is sponsored by the Hingham Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.