Recent Articles by Russell Bangerter
Published: Monday, November 18, 2013 5:10 pm MST
What the Lord did to save me from being hit by a train at a very young age. My mother's history says I was 2 years old when I came up missing from the house while she and Dad were in the genealogy library tryin...
Published: Tuesday, October 22, 2013 9:22 am MDT
It's not too late to observe Genealogy Month this October. There are lots of ways to get up and running with genealogy, or pick up where you left off.
Published: Monday, September 16, 2013 3:43 pm MDT
A journal can give us a glimpse of what happened to our ancestors. It can fill in the "gaps" we may have between documents. It can provide more details about the people in a family or household that can't be fo...
Published: Wednesday, August 21, 2013 10:06 am MDT
Like the rudder on the Bismarck, which was damaged, have we halted the research on our lines?The "rudder" in our research handles the steering and guidance of searching for our ancestors and relatives, as rud...
Published: Monday, July 22, 2013 4:11 pm MDT
The story of our summer genealogy/temple trip to Nauvoo, Ill. It was our daughter's choice for our family to go there to see the pageant, plays and skits and perform temple work for our ancestors in the Nauvoo ...
Published: Tuesday, June 18, 2013 4:31 pm MDT
My Grandpa Blair was the epitome of a railroad engineer, complete with coveralls, hat and scarf. But his descendants also remember him for his kindness, gentleness and love.
Published: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 10:05 am MDT
Finding ancestors names and processing them for temple ordinance work brings lots of joy. Here are some of my family's experiences of doing research and family temple ordinance work through the years.
Published: Monday, March 18, 2013 3:43 pm MDT
Come to the RootsTech conference at Salt Palace March 21-23 and learn about updates from FamilySearch to the new Family Tree. Also, Family History Expo retreat at Plaza Hotel April 8-12. Get help with your bric...
Published: Monday, February 18, 2013 12:14 pm MST
Should you ever find family history documents or photos in a garbage dumpster, retrieve them as soon as possible, even if they're not for your own family. Get them to a safe place until you can find the person ...
Published: Tuesday, January 22, 2013 4:57 pm MST
My service in the Granite Mountain Records Vault as a microfilm evaluator about 41 years ago. How it has enhanced my training as a professional researcher.