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Using social media for family history research

July 14, 2011
source: Deseret News

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"I'm just kind of flabbergasted that you found me," said Margaret Cason, a genealogy blogger from Bountiful, when called for an interview. "I'm not accustomed to having anything I do found by anybody else."

A number of people have found Cason's blog, "Their Hearts Shall Turn," since she started it in March. It's likely that even more people will connect with her and follow her entries now.

Cason first started her genealogy research after a Sunday School lesson in her LDS ward particularly struck her with the importance of finding her ancestors. When she attended a RootsTech conference in February and learned about technologies to advance her research, she made the transition to the blogosphere.

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