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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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Education
  • 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 and Lecturer
Introduction

Claire V. Brisson-Banks, BS, MLIS AG®. A Rhode Island native, 2010 graduate of San Jose State University, Accredited in English Research and Mountain States, lecturer 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 for 17 years and has researched and lectured onsite in the US and UK. A former British Research Consultant and Technology Specialist at the Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah and maintained their Facebook presence.

Currently an Online Family History Instructor for BYU-Idaho. She has her own business Timeless Genealogies, does private research and sells personal history books and CD's. 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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Occupation
Educator, Leader, Genealogist, Family Historian, Writer, Technology Expert, Marketing and Lecturer
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Administrator, Author, Published, Lecturer, Professor, Detailed, Wife, Mother and Grandmother
Employment
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho
    Family History Instructor, 2015 - present
    (Part time)
  • Timeless Genealogies
    CEO/Owner, 2005 - present
  • Incline Software
    Technology Consultant, 2013
    (Part time)
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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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Is there a Chrome OS version ? I am running AQ on a windows xp machine, soon to be retired and i will be using a chrome box. 
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Beginning Research To Extend Family Lines
Starting with the above chart we first turn to the Scotland Census records as often parents are living with their children as a family. As stated in the previous blog, we are only working with transcriptions provided through Ancestry.com and FindMyPast.com ...
Starting with the above chart we first turn to the Scotland Census records as often parents are living with their children as a family. As stated in the previous blog, we are only working with transcriptions provided through ...
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FS PID Numbers
FamilySearch PID numbers (FSPID) are FamilySearch's way to indentify the individuals you add to FamilySearch FamilyTree.  When you link and sync your individuals to the FamilySearch FamilyTree, that number is transferred into your own family file so that th...
FamilySearch PID numbers (FSPID) are FamilySearch's way to indentify the individuals you add to FamilySearch FamilyTree.  When you link and sync your individuals to the FamilySearch FamilyTree, that number is transferred ...
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Common Options
Ever wonder how to Suppress RINs and MRINs in reports? There are other things that sometimes come into play when working on reports that may help you do a better report. On nearly every report there is a button that says "Common Options". Often as we work o...
Ever wonder how to Suppress RINs and MRINs in reports? There are other things that sometimes come into play when working on reports that may help you do a better report. On nearly every report there is a button that says "C...
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Setting those Relationships..
Do you struggle trying to figure out how person no. 452 is related to you? Often it happens that you discover a new individual and are curious as to their exact relationship or one is just curious. Ancestral Quest allows you to set your relationship to whom...
Do you struggle trying to figure out how person no. 452 is related to you? Often it happens that you discover a new individual and are curious as to their exact relationship or one is just curious. Ancestral Quest allows yo...
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Caution: Relying On "1" Family Database File
As more and more enthusiasm for Family History/Genealogy develops, more and more individuals are taking advantage of all the wonderful tools, online databases and records to learn about their own family history. This is indeed a great and wonderful thing! W...
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New Computer? How to Re-Download Ancestral Quest
Computers often need replacing when we least expect it and then it can be a panic to get everything off the one that is going or gone and transferring everything to the new computer. All this can be difficult and unsettling for many, especially when they fi...
Computers often need replacing when we least expect it and then it can be a panic to get everything off the one that is going or gone and transferring everything to the new computer. All this can be difficult and unsettling...
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While Ancestral Quest is a place to enter your ancestral information, it also has tools to help you research those ancestors in order to add new generations and fill in family information. Looking in my files I'd like to ...
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