FamilySearch Family History and Genealogy Expo

Saturday, 23 July 2022

Details for the FREE FamilySearch Family History and Genealogy Expo for 2022 are not yet available. Meanwhile you may wish to review information for the 2021 event below.

We hope you will join us for an informative and fun-filled day viewing presentations, asking questions, and visiting vendor and society booths!

FamilySearch personnel will present sessions about the extensive, free resources available online at FamilySearch.org and answer your questions!

In addition, a variety of genealogy and history related organizations and vendors will have booths to help attendees explore genealogy tools, resources, organizations, and educational opportunities.

The Expo is open to the public and free for attendees!

2021 Schedule of FamilySearch Presentations

10:30 – 11:00 a.m. ET | FamilySearch Overview, David E. Rencher, AG, CG

11:15 – 11:45 a.m. ET | The Family History Library and Family History Centers, Lynn Turner, AG

12:00 – 12:30 p.m. ET | FamilySearch Historical Records, Dean J. Hunter

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. ET | LUNCH BREAK

1:30 – 2:00 p.m. ET | FamilySearch Family Tree, J. LaMont Smith

2:15 – 2:45 p.m. ET | FamilySearch Catalog, Debbie Gurtler, AG

3:00 – 3:30 p.m. ET | FamilySearch Wiki, Danielle Batson, AG

3:45 – 4:15 p.m. ET | FamilySearch Digital Library, Dan Poffenberger, AG

4:30 – 5:00 p.m. ET | FamilySearch Online Help, Charlotte Champenios

2021 Exhibitor Schedule

10:30 – 11:00 a.m. ET | Cobb County Genealogical Society // Family ChartMasters

11:15 – 11:45 a.m. ET | North Carolina Genealogical Society // Watershed DNA

12:00 – 12:30 p.m. ET | Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) // Central Georgia Genealogical Society

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. ET | LUNCH

1:30 – 2:00 p.m. ET | Cobb County Genealogical Society // Georgia Genealogical Society

2:15 – 2:45 p.m. ET | Georgia Archives // Family ChartMasters

3:00 – 3:30 p.m. ET | Switzer Library Georgia Room // Watershed DNA

Books & Things Schedule

10:00 – 11:30 a.m. ET | 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. ET | 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. ET

2021 Exhibitor Links

Thank you, FamilySearch, for generously sponsoring the Family History and Genealogy Expo at IGHR!

About Our Sponsor

FamilySearch Logo

FamilySearch International is the largest genealogical organization in the world. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the primary benefactor for FamilySearch services. The commitment of FamilySearch to help people connect with their ancestors is rooted in their beliefs—that families are meant to be central to our lives and that family relationships are intended to continue beyond this life.


IGHR 2022 Courses

Registration for IGHR 2022 opens Saturday, 19 March 2022. Follow the link to view IGHR 2022 courses.

Registration Questions

Send your questions about registration to ighrregister@gagensociety.org or call (470) 466-2716.

IGHR Store

Check out the IGHR Online Store! Follow the link to purchase a shirt, jacket, portfolio, book bag, computer bag, Sherpa blanket, and more.