Amber Oldenburg is a researcher, lecturer, and a family history instructor at BYU-Idaho She specializes in Midwest and Great Lakes states research
T22- Land for the Landless: Researching with Homestead Records
This session will help you understand homestead records the wealth of knowledge that can be found in these valuable and underutilized records.
F17-Fantastic and Fun Filled World of the FamilySearch Wiki and Catalog
This session will help you navigate both the FamilySearch Wiki and Catalog and how they can help you be a better family history researcher.
F31-Midwest Archives: Worthy of More Than Just a Flyover
This session will explore the vast number of archives found within the Midwest while highlighting select records with these archives.
S01-Land Records: A Family Historian’s “Bread & Butter”
This session will provide a basic understanding of land records and why they are important to family history research.
S27-The Overland Trails: Westward Migration in the 19th Century
This session will help you understand what your ancestors experienced along the way and how you can discover them in the records they left behind, what they experienced along the way and how you can discover your pioneer ancestors in the records they left behind.