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What Amazing Experience You Can Have by Finding Your Family History

1/4/2018
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This year the RootsTech conference will be Feb 28th through March 3rd at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City. The KSL's Family Gathering Show's Host Grant Nielsen is joined by Tara Bergeson Director of Content at RootsTech and Tyler Stahle Marketing Manager of RootsTech who talk about some of their experiences getting into family histories and how it's helped and enriched their lives. This year's RootsTech conference will be a great opportunity for you to find the same amazing...

Duration:00:06:26

Why You Should Register for the RootsTech Conference

1/3/2018
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This year the RootsTech Conference will be featuring keynote speakers such as Scott Hamilton, Brandon Stanton, and Henry Lewis Gates Jr. The KSL's Family Gathering Show's Host Grant Nielsen is joined by Tara Bergeson Director of Content at RootsTech and Tyler Stahle Marketing Manager of RootsTech who talk about some of the great keynote speakers that will be speaking at the RootsTech conference and they also walk you through how you can sign up with a special promo code to receive a huge...

Duration:00:11:14

How You Can Get Your DNA Analyzed

1/2/2018
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DNA is an incredibly important source of information in helping to determine your family history. . There are so many different sources of DNA analysis that can tell you more about yourself, but once you get it what do you do with it? The KSL's Family Gathering Show's Host Grant Nielsen is joined by Tara Bergeson Director of Content at RootsTech and Tyler Stahle Marketing Manager of RootsTech talk about the DNA testing companies that will be at the RootsTech conference and what to do with...

Duration:00:06:54

How You Can Sign Up for the 2018 RootsTech Conference

1/1/2018
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RootsTech is the worlds largest family history and technology conference and trade show which is held annually at the Salt Palace Convention Center. The KSL's Family Gathering Show's Host Grant Nielsen is joined by Tara Bergeson Director of Content at RootsTech and Tyler Stahle Marketing Manager of RootsTech to discuss some of the keynote speakers that will be presenting, and what you can look forward to seeing at this year's RootsTech conference. They also walk you through how you can...

Duration:00:11:07

How You Can Find a Long Lost Relative

12/28/2017
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Finding a relative who's information seems lost can actually be more reachable than you might think. KSL's Family Gathering Host Grant Nielsen is joined by Chris Whitehead Vice President of Record Operations and Star Hall Vice President of Records and Partners Growth at Family Search who discuss the ability to find long-lost relatives through the indexing of records on the Family Search Website. It's incredibly easy to get started. KSL NewsRadio's Family Gathering connects people and...

Duration:00:06:39

How Your Family History Records Are Accurately Collected

12/27/2017
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There is a huge need for trying to get records from volunteers all over the world, but making sure that these records are accurate is a different story altogether. KSL's Family Gathering Host Grant Nielsen is joined by Chris Whitehead Vice President of Record Operations and Star Hall Vice President of Records and Partners Growth at Family Search who h talk about how they determine how accurate a source is by comparing sources of the same record. Family Search makes collecting accurate...

Duration:00:11:22

How You Can Start Indexing Your Family History

12/26/2017
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The process of indexing is incredibly easy with the help of Family Search's online resources. KSL's Family Gathering Host Grant Nielsen is joined by Chris Whitehead Vice President of Record Operations and Star Hall Vice President of Records and Partners Growth at Family Search who describe the process of finding the indexed records right on their sites. Plus, you can even base the searches on how experienced you are with family history gathering. KSL NewsRadio's Family Gathering connects...

Duration:00:07:50

How Indexing Family History Records Can Help You Find Your Distant Relatives

12/25/2017
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Living memories can only last a lifetime, so when they run out that's where indexed searchable records come into play. KSL's Family Gathering Host Grant Nielsen is joined by Chris Whitehead Vice President of Record Operations and Star Hall Vice President of Records and Partners Growth at Family Search who talk about how historical documents are taken, digitized, and indexed making them available to the families who want to find them. It's a complex process and many volunteers around the...

Duration:00:10:00

How You Can Capture Your Own Oral History this Holiday Season

12/21/2017
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While oral histories are being used to define the histories of villages in Africa, you can use an app to do the same thing with your family at home this holiday season. Family Gathering's Grant Nielsen talks with Family Search's Oral History Program Manager Brent Hansen and Oral History Project Coordinator Pamela Hirwa about how Family Search's Memories app can help you record these family histories when one of your family members just starts telling a story. Because everyone these days...

Duration:00:07:25

How African Family Histories are Being Collected

12/20/2017
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There are over 1050 people involved in the collection of family history information in villages in Africa where family history has previously only been handed down orally. Family Gathering's Grant Nielsen talks with Family Search's Oral History Program Manager Brent Hansen and Oral History Project Coordinator Pamela Hirwa talks about the process of collecting these family histories from African villages, and what is done with the information that has been collected from such a massive...

Duration:00:10:56

How Using Oral Histories is Giving Meaning to African Villages

12/19/2017
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Using oral histories to help African villages recognize who they are and where they've come from through family histories and oral histories. Family Gathering's Grant Nielsen talks with Family Search's Oral History Program Manager Brent Hansen and Oral History Project Coordinator Pamela Hirwa about how Familysearch.org has been helping to make these villages better preserve their heritage, and lifestyle in a village where much of the history has only been passed down through oral stories...

Duration:00:06:51

Why Oral Histories Can Help Define Your Identity

12/18/2017
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Oral history is more than a history, it really is an identity. Family Gathering's Grant Nielsen talks with Family Search's Oral History Program Manager Brent Hansen and Oral History Project Coordinator Pamela Hirwa about how important family histories in determining their lineage. Oral histories are so important because they describe the people and their way of life. It's how people would identify where they came from and would earn them respect as members of the community. KSL...

Duration:00:10:17

How Learning Your Family History Will Change Your Life

12/14/2017
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Mike Sandberg and Gregg Richardson of Family Search join Family Gathering host Grant Nielsen to talk about family history for beginners. Gregg's uncle gave up family history when he lost his eyesight. After that, everything was turned over to Gregg, who was surprised to find included in the research was his grandfather's resume. It turns out his grandfather, whom he had never met, lived in Europe for several years and spoke multiple languages. Mike had a good experience with family...

Duration:00:06:59

Why Governments Are Starting To Help With Family History Across the World

12/13/2017
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Grant Nielsen, host of Family Gathering interviews Mike Sandberg and Gregg Richardson of Family Search who have done genealogy work in West Africa. Villages in Africa don't have many paper records, and much of the family history is oral. Since many families have to travel great distances to get whatever paper records there may be, making sure oral histories are available is a goal Mike and Gregg think they can accomplish. The concept of family is universal, and governments are coming to...

Duration:00:12:28

How You Can Do Family Histories if You Aren't Super Tech Savvy

12/12/2017
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Lots of people feel like they're not good enough at computers to do meaningful family history. That's especially true with older generations. The trick is to take smaller steps.. Family Gathering's Grant Nielsen is joined by Mike Sandberg and Gregg Richardson of Family Search who say to try family history on a tablet like an iPad because they tend to be pretty easy to understand. Still not sure? Mike and Gregg help people who are just starting their genealogy and family history journey....

Duration:00:08:16

New To Family History? Here's How You Can Get Rolling

12/11/2017
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If you haven't done any genealogy or family history research it can seem like a daunting task. Family Gathering host Grant Nielsen is joined by Mike Sandberg and Gregg Richardson of Family Search to talk about family history for beginners. Gregg and Mike say the best place to start is at home. Record your stories, your parent's stories, and your grandparent's stories. Also, if you have family members who do family history, don't assume that they're catching everything or that there is no...

Duration:00:11:14

Why Great Food & Great People Are Born In The Hard Times

12/7/2017
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It's important to share family histories, and one way to do that is over a delicious plate of homemade food. Food is the basis for so many gatherings, and often includes recipes that have been handed down from generation to generation. Grant Nielsen, the host of Family Gathering, is joined by Paul Matta and Wendy Smedley swap stories about their family food traditions and why they are so important to who they are. Paul remembers visiting Italy, where his grandparents were born. That gave...

Duration:00:06:52

How You Can Write a Write A Family Cookbook

12/6/2017
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Family Gathering host Grant Nielsen talks food with Paul Matta and Wendy Smedley with Family Search. Paul has a family recipe featuring a special pepper that doesn't grow locally. To get the recipe right, he had to procure and keep a special plant. That shows dedication to family tradition! Family dinner is a chance to set aside electronic devices and talk about your day. That's an opportunity to create a family identity. When you feature traditional family recipes, that's another...

Duration:00:11:52

Start A Family Food Tradition Will Give Extra Meaning To Family Events

12/5/2017
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It's all about food on this episode of Family Gathering. Host Grant Nielsen has learned that food is a huge part of our family history. Wendy Smedley and Paul Matta of Family Search has some info on collecting your culinary traditions. Ask your family members about the food they prepare for family events. Why do they make certain things from scratch that easily come in a can? Where did recipes come from? How long have they been making the recipe. Try to find the story behind the recipe by...

Duration:00:07:50

Eat Your Way Through Your Family History!

12/4/2017
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Family Gathering host Grant Nielsen is joined by Wendy Smedley and Paul Matta of Family Search. They talk about an incredibly important part of family history- the dinner table. Lots of our great family moments involve food and families often have culinary traditions passed down through generations. If you want to get your hands on your grandma's secret recipe, send in the children to help her out. Use those things to strengthen your family. Holidays are predominantly about food. Holiday...

Duration:00:10:21