Salt Lake City Here We Come
Salt Lake Plaza Hotel at Temple Square
(801) 521-0130 or (800) 366-3684
Save the dates September 30 – October 5, 2018 to join other members of the Sheldon Family Association for our “research oriented” reunion at the Plaza Hotel and the Family History
Library in Salt Lake City. A block of 20 rooms has been reserved for our attendees. The cut- offdate for reservations will be August 3. As usual, you will be responsible for calling the hotel to make your own room reservation. Room Rates are: $91 + 12.60% tax for single or double occupancy in a standard room $101 + 12.60%tax for a deluxe room
Additional occupants in rooms increases cost .
Room prices for extending your stay into Friday and Saturday nights increases considerably.
Here some ideas to use in preparing for your research visit. Provided by Wayne Nelson
I have found that I need to make a detailed list of what I want to accomplish before I step foot on the airplane. Otherwise, I am all over the place. A good place to start is with the Family Search online catalog. There is a good introduction at:
Most of the old microfilm rolls have been converted to digital files. And the library has extensive subscriptions to many/most Internet sources. A list of the available subscription websites is here:
Guest resources can be found here:
The library Wiki site has a ton of information:
The building has 5 floors:
B2 – British floor;
B1 – International floor;
Main floor – Computer lab, classrooms, snack room and 8 different experiences that a person can use to learn more about their family;
2nd floor – U.S./Canada;
3rd floor – U.S./Canada Books.
One of my goals (to the extent possible) is to find birth, marriage and death records on all my ancestors.
Suggestions from Jeanne Jeffries
- Identify family lines you want to research
- Identify questions
- Take info from your files relating to the questions
- Have a summary of your pedigree
Remember there a 4 floors of resource to tempt you. Stay focused.