Sunday, January 25, 2015

And the Winner of the Annual Silver Tray Award is...

Judy Russell!

"The Silver Tray Award is given for scholarly contributions to the field of genealogy and family history. Since 1988, it has traditionally been given for publication efforts."

Thanks, Judy for your contributions to the field of genealogy!

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Two More Fellows of the Utah Genealogical Association

Congratulations to Rick and Pam Sayre!

At the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy's banquet on January 16th, Rick and Pam were named the latest Utah Genealogical Association (UGA) Fellow Award winners.

"The UGA Fellow Award is given in recognition of those living individuals whose distinguished contributions and on-going commitment to the field of genealogy are of national or international scope. This may be evidenced by any combination of publications, teaching and speaking, or leadership of major genealogical organizations over a significant period of time."

Rick and Pam have been leaders in the genealogical field for many years and are well-deserving of the award! Congratulations!

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Meet one of the winners of the "Last Genealogist Standing"

The Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG) held the "Last Genealogist Standing" event again moderated by Craig Scott, CG, FUGA. As questions are asked, those that get the right answer continue to stand until only one knowledgeable genealogist remains standing.

This year, one of those winners was Eric  Stroschein

Eric won tuition to the 2016 Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy. Next year's institute includes a stellar line-up of thirteen courses.

  1. Corpus Juris: Advanced Legal Concepts for Genealogy
  2. Resources and Strategies for U.S. Research Part 2
  3. Research in the South 
  4. Advanced Research Tools: Land Records
  5. Early U.S. Church Records
  6. Writing a Quality Family Narrative
  7. Advanced Genealogical Methods
  8. Advanced Evidence Analysis Practicum
  9. Getting More Out of Genealogy Genealogy Research: Intermediate to Advanced DNA Analysis Techniques
  10. Solving Problems Like a Professional
  11. Beginning Genetic Genealogy
  12. Research in new York
  13. Problem Solving
Make your plans now to attend. Increasing your genealogical knowledge will make you a winner too!
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