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Claire V Brisson-Banks
Works at Brigham Young University-Idaho
Attended San José State University
Lives in Independence, Missouri
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  • San José State University
    MLIS, 2008 - 2010
  • Roger Williams University
    BS, 1999 - 2003
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Educator, Leader, Genealogist, Family Historian, Writer, Technology Expert, Marketing, Mentor and Lecturer
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Claire V. Brisson-Banks, BS, MLIS AG®. A Rhode Island native, 2010 MLIS graduate of San Jose State University, Accredited in English Research and Mountain States, lecturer, Professor, Mentor and writer. Author of "The Social Media Guide for Ancestral Research: Using Web 2.0 Strategies".

Areas of expertise are Technological Advances in Family History and Genealogy, US, UK, Canada, Brick Wall Solutions and Involving "Youth" in Family History and Genealogy. Past RI Family History Director and has researched and lectured onsite in the US and the UK. 

A former British Research Consultant and Technology Specialist at the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah who created and maintained their Social Media presence.

Currently an Online Family History Instructor for BYU-Idaho. She has her own business Timeless Genealogies, does private research, sells personal history books and CD's and does FamilyHistory/Genealogy tutoring and mentoring. To see her complete bio go to her own site

Bragging rights
Wrote a book: "The Guide to Ancestral Research Using Web 2.0 Strategies"
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Educator, Leader, Genealogist, Family Historian, Writer, Technology Expert, Marketing, Mentor and Lecturer
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Administrator, Author, Published, Lecturer, Professor, CEO, Mentor and Tutoring
Employment
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho
    Family History Instructor, 2015 - present
    (Part time): Adjunct Professor, teach multiple Family History Courses Online as needed with up to 60 + students in any one semester.
  • Timeless Genealogies
    CEO/Owner, 2005 - present
    1) Provide family history and genealogical research services 2) Lecture at various Family History and Genealogical Conferences 3) Provide Mentoring for aspiraling genealogists 4) Sell out of print and out of circulation various family historys and biographies
  • Incline Software
    Technology Consultant, 2004
    (Full time): Handle all technical and customer service calls, write weekly blog, test software and provide general support for Ancestral Quest in its online presence.
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Independence, Missouri
Previously
Providence, Rhode Island - Pawtucket, Rhode Island - Connecticut - Albuquerque, New Mexico - Wichita Falls, Texas - Edwards AFB, California - Guildford, NSW, Australia - Blacktown, NSW, Australia - Tregear, NSW, Australia - South Jordan, Utah

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Website: Archive.org
The Internet Archive was founded in 1996 to build an Internet library with the purpose of offering permanent access for researchers, historians, and scholars to to historical collections that exist in digital format. Today there are over 150 billion web pag...
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Website: Stephen Morse One-Stop Webpages
When doing research you often come to a point where you have an immigrant who came to the United States. Stephen P. Morse's website is one of the best sites to use to locate your immigrant ancestor. He has multiple "One-Step" pages set up for each of the in...
When doing research you often come to a point where you have an immigrant who came to the United States. Stephen P. Morse's website is one of the best sites to use to locate your immigrant ancestor. He has multiple "One-Step"...
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Website: Cyndi's List
This week's website is " Cyndi's List ", a place where one can locate links that take you to other online genealogical research websites. It could be called the encylopedia of genealogical and family history websites, it is that good. Cyndi started this web...
This week's website is "Cyndi's List", a place where one can locate links that take you to other online genealogical research websites. It could be called the encylopedia of genealogical and family history websites, it is tha...
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Where is my Family File?
Your old computer needed replacing, either it was so slow you decided to replace it or it may have started crashing on you, either way it was replaced and now you are trying to set up all your favorite programs on this new computer with a new operating syst...
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Marie Beatrice Brisson Crisostomi
Marie Beatrice Brisson was born on 10 January 1920, she was the 9th of 16 children born to Omer Joseph Brisson, Sr. and Julia Anne Plante. Two of their children died the same day as their birth so she was the 7th living child. With so many children in the f...
Marie Beatrice Brisson was born on 10 January 1920, she was the 9th of 16 children born to Omer Joseph Brisson, Sr. and Julia Anne Plante. Two of their children died the same day as their birth so she was the 7th living child...
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Software Programs & Family/Data Files
Understanding how computers and software works can be a challenge for many people today. There are so many different kinds of computer terms that it gets confusing. Sometimes individuals "avoid software updates" because they think it will affect their data,...
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Website: Linkpendium
Since 2002, Linkpendium has been helping individuals with their immense collection of links and helps to all those who are conducting Family History/Genealogical research. The owners', Karen Isaacson and Brian (Wolf) Leverich were the founders of the RootsW...
Since 2002, Linkpendium has been helping individuals with their immense collection of links and helps to all those who are conducting Family History/Genealogical research. The owners', Karen Isaacson and Brian (Wolf) Leveri...
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Missed the Newsletter?
If you have missed one of the issues of the Ancestral Quest Monthly Newsletter you can find them on our website for easy access! To locate those Newsletters go to our website, Ancquest.com , click on Community: This will bring to where you are able to choos...
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FamilySearch Research Wiki
This is one of Family Search's hidden gems. The Family History Research Wiki is wonderful tool for everyone who is doing Family History or Genealogical Research. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, there is something here for  all to learn concerning r...
This is one of Family Search's hidden gems. The Family History Research Wiki is wonderful tool for everyone who is doing Family History or Genealogical Research. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, there is something her...
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2016: Genealogical Websites
2016 will soon be here, after a lot of thought we've decided here at Budding Genealogists to review one to two websites each week to help with your genealogical and/or family history research. There are thousands of websites out there to help one with resea...
2016 will soon be here, after a lot of thought we've decided here at Budding Genealogists to review one to two websites each week to help with your genealogical and/or family history research. There are thousands of websites ...
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