Family Discovery Day
October 17, 2015 — 9:00am to 1:30pm
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
590 Bryan Drive, Apex, NC 27502 (beside the post office)
19 genealogy classes
Beginner to advanced
One-on-one sessions with family history experts
Free to the public ages 12+
Class schedule & descriptions
Family History Short Films
A selection of inspiring and informative films on family history work. Can be viewed at any time during the Conference.
Family Search: What's New
Discover the latest apps, icons, tools, research partners, and family history improvements on Family Search and Family Tree.
Family Search Indexing
How YOU can help make the world's records readily available to everyone.
Temple Descendancy Searches
Find your cousins! Descendancy research is a different approach to doing family history work, is perfect for beginners, and those finding it difficult to extend their direct lines back in time.
A Billion Graves
Learn how to search for your ancestor's graves and help make family history available to everyone.
Grow Your Family Tree
This class focuses on adding family members to your Tree, attaching records, and using the record hints and research suggestion icons.
Apps and Tech Tricks
Learn how to use the latest phone and tablet apps and other tech tricks to hasten your family history work.
African American Roots
How to conduct African American genealogy research.
Freedmen's Bureau Project
What this indexing project is and how you can help restore records of millions of freed slaves.
Family History Center 101
An introduction to the Family History Center and its resources and operations.
EZ Photo Scan
Get up to 25 photos scanned and learn how to place them on Family Tree. Please bring your own flash drive.
Find a Name
This class will provide one-on-one assistance in finding a name to take the temple. Consider attending Temple Descendancy Research before attending this class. Ideal for individuals who have never submitted a family file request or who have experienced limited success.
How to advance your family history work by using Research Wiki.
Learn how to merge records and resolve duplicate names in Family Tree in order to reserve temple ordinances.
Your Mamma's Mamma
How to research and discoverer the maiden names of your female ancestors.
Family Stories Using Technology
Telling your family stories involves more than "just the facts" or a few photos. Learn how to plan your message and use available technology to tell your stories more effectively and share them with family and friends.
Learn how to conduct oral interviews, record, and preserve personal life histories.