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2 FIND A GRAVE THE MESA AZ FAMILYSEARCH LIBRARY PRESENTS IN THIS LESSON, WE’LL PUMP SOME MORE IRON AND LEARN HOW TO USE A, DYNAMIC DATABASE CALLED FIND A GRAVE LAP FIND A GRAVE WILL OFTEN HAVE FAMILY STORIES AND THE TRIALS YOUR ANCESTORS MAY HAVE GONE THROUGH 14 - YEAR OLD POLLY SHARES HER STORY IN LESSON 1 YOU WERE INTRODUCED TO FAMILYSEARCH AND TAUGHT 4 BASIC RESEARCH SKILLS

3 I WAS 14 YEARS OLD THEN....

4 My Family Was Converted In Brighton, England, In 1856. We sold our possessions and sailed from Liverpool with 900 others on the vessel Horizon. My name is Polly and this is my story. As you watch, please feel no pity for my hardships. But solace that God watched over me in my trials of life.

5 After six weeks at sea we landed at Boston and then traveled by steam train to Iowa City to get ready for our journey west. 1

6 There we purchased two yokes of oxen, one yoke of cows, a wagon and a tent. We were assigned to travel with and assist one of the handcart companies. o

7 At Iowa City our first tragedy occurred... My youngest sister, less than two years of age, suffering from exposure, died, and was buried in a grave never again to be visited. I can remember my father looking back as we pulled away from the shallow grave. 1

8 We traveled from fifteen to twenty miles a day... and finally caught up with the handcart companies that day at the Platte River. As I was watching them cross the river there were great lumps of ice floating downstream. It was bitter cold. 1

9 One evening as I was looking across the snowy boulders my father waved me back to camp. It was time to go bury the 14 souls who passed in the night... 1

10 We traveled on arriving at Devil’s Canyon. It was bitter cold. My brother James... Was as well as he ever was when he went to bed that night. In the morning he was dead...

11 After burying James we went back to camp and said prayers. My baby sister Edith was born the next morning on September 23 rd. She lived six weeks and died... 1

12 As we camped that evening I realized my feet were frozen, also my brother’s and my sister’s. It was nothing but snow. We did not know what would become of us. Mother was gravely ill. Several nights later a man came to our camp and told us Brigham Young had sent men and teams to help us... Help was on the way! 1

13 . My mother never got well. She died between the Little and Big Mountains. She was forty- three years of age.

14 We arrived at our final destination and were later met by a party sent by Brigham Young... When they saw our condition, frozen, our mother dead, tears rolled down their cheeks... The doctor amputated my toes... while the sisters were dressing mother for her grave... As I watched mother being buried, even though she was not with us, I knew her wishes had been fulfilled. We would be raised around those who believed as we did. It was a great sacrifice for her..

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16 1.FIND A GRAVE.COM is like a for the dead. 2.Founded less than 20 years ago, as a hobby looking for graves of famous people, it has evolved into a top genealogical resource. 3.Thousands of people go out and research grave sites, take pictures, gather information and download the information to Find A Grave. 4. Side bars suggest other ways to search as well as the “Help” link.. INTERESTING FACTS THE SPIRIT OF ELIJAH HAS BEEN SENT FORTH IN THE LATTER DAYS TO BRING FORTH THE ORDINANCE OF BAPTISM TO OUR DEAD.. FIND A GRAVE

17 WE WILL DEMONSTRATE TREE CONNECT, AND ADDING PHOTOS FROM FIND A GRAVE TO YOUR TREE

18 ATTACH YOUR RECORD TO FAMILYSEARCH USING DRAG IT TO YOUR BOOKMARK BAR AND THAT’S IT! IT’S EASY TO DOWNLOAD AND EASY TO USE. DRAG IT TO YOUR BOOKMARK BAR AND THAT’S IT! IT’S EASY TO DOWNLOAD AND EASY TO USE.

19 1.COPY ID NUMBER FROM TREE 2. GO TO DOCUMENT YOU WANT SOURCED 3. CLICK ON TREE CONNECT TREE CONNECT STEPS

20 ONCE IN “TREE CONNECT” IT TAKES YOU THROUGH THESE 5 EASY STEPS – STEP 1 ONCE IN “TREE CONNECT” IT TAKES YOU THROUGH THESE 5 EASY STEPS – STEP 1

21 ONCE IN “TREE CONNECT” IT TAKES YOU THROUGH THESE 5 EASY STEPS - STEP 2 ONCE IN “TREE CONNECT” IT TAKES YOU THROUGH THESE 5 EASY STEPS - STEP 2

22 ONCE IN “TREE CONNECT” IT TAKES YOU THROUGH THESE 5 EASY STEPS – STEP 3 ONCE IN “TREE CONNECT” IT TAKES YOU THROUGH THESE 5 EASY STEPS – STEP 3

23 ONCE IN “TREE CONNECT” IT TAKES YOU THROUGH THESE 5 EASY STEPS – STEP 4 ONCE IN “TREE CONNECT” IT TAKES YOU THROUGH THESE 5 EASY STEPS – STEP 4

24 ONCE IN “TREE CONNECT” IT TAKES YOU THROUGH THESE 5 EASY STEPS – STEP 5 ONCE IN “TREE CONNECT” IT TAKES YOU THROUGH THESE 5 EASY STEPS – STEP 5 Validating record

25 Photos and Stories can be added in the “Memories” Section in FamilySearch. It is as simple as copying a photo/story from your source and pasting. Learning Center, Most Popular Courses by Leland Moon entitled Family Tree Training Lessons and Videos Click on View and go to Level 2. Here you will find detailed instructions and tips in adding photos/stories to your family tree. Be aware of copyright rules. It is best to ask permission to use a photo from a Find A Grave memorial. ADDING PHOTOS AND STORIES

26 FOLLOW YOUR SKILL REVIEW CAREFULLY FILL OUT YOUR RESEARCH LOG AS YOU GO (EVEN IF YOU DO NOT FIND A RECORD, DESCRIBE YOUR OUTCOME OF SEARCH) POLLIE ANN SHERER KZBD-1LX 1920 CENSUS JACOB PETER ROTH 98RQ-BDG ZERO – WILL CK LATER POLLY MUNDEN X X DEVELOP GOOD RESEARCH HABITS JOHN HENRY KKZCG-2LG FIND OUT DEATH DATE 4/20/14 3/24/14 3/29/14 KEEP TRACK OF WHAT YOU’RE DOING!

27 FAMILIESFAMILIES WERE OFTEN BURIED IN SAME CEMETERY OR NEARBY FAMILIESFAMILIES WERE OFTEN BURIED IN SAME CEMETERY OR NEARBY

28 TIME TO DO YOUR OWN RESEARCH IF YOU FOUND A NEW ANCESTOR(S) PREVIOUSLY OR IN THIS CLASS, USE HER (HIM) IN THE REMAINING CLASSES FOR RESEARCH. WE WANT TO VALIDATE AS MANY SOURCES TO YOUR ANCESTOR AS POSSIBLE WHEN RESEARCHING BEFORE ADDING TO YOUR TEMPLE ORDINANCE LIST.


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