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BYU will host 37th annual Genealogy and Family History Conference July 26-29

Elder Ronald T. Halverson, a member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will be a keynote speaker during the 37th annual Genealogy and Family History Conference at Brigham Young University Tuesday through Friday, July 26-29, in the BYU Conference Center.

Sessions will begin at 8:30 a.m. each day in the Conference Center, located at 770 East University Parkway in Provo.

Registration will be $322 for BYU credit and $175 for non-credit. Attendees can register at or by calling (801) 422-8925.

The theme of the conference is "Building a Lasting Legacy."

Lloyd DeWitt Bockstruck, genealogical columnist and genealogy section supervisor of the Dallas Public Library, will also be a featured speaker.

Attendees will be instructed in eight information tracks: beginning family history, family history center support, computers, Europe/Nordic research, British research, U.S. research, methodology and publishing family histories.

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Writer: James McCoy

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