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Lauren Wake[edit | edit source]

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Lauren is an Accredited Genealogist for Spain and holds a BA in Family History and Genealogy from Brigham Young University, with a focus on Portuguese and Spanish-language research. She has conducted on-site research across Spain, interned with FamilySearch Wiki, and has lectured at local and regional conferences in Utah and Massachusetts. She currently works as a research specialist on the international floor of the Family History Library.

Education[edit | edit source]

  • BA, Family History & Genealogy, Brigham Young University (2017)

Experience[edit | edit source]

  • Research Specialist at the Family History Library (2018-present)
  • Internship at FamilySearch Wiki (2017)
  • Internship at Family History Library (2016)
  • Internship with Hispanic Family History Research (2016)
  • Research Assistant, BYU Center for Family History and Genealogy (2015)
  • Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Family History and Genealogy (2015)

Classes Taught[edit | edit source]

  • Unlocking Portuguese Records of Brazil and Portugal, BYU Family History Conference (2017)
  • Portuguese Handwriting Workshop, New England Regional Genealogical Consortium (2017)
  • Portuguese Research, Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (2018)
  • Building Biographies: How to Write Family Histories from your Genealogical Research, BYU Family History Conference (2018)
  • Unlocking Your Hispanic Heritage: How to Find and Read Spanish Records, BYU Family History Conference (2018)
  • Conectando los arboles de Ancestry y FamilySearch, Family History Library Webinar (2018)
  • Busquedas eficaces, Family History Library Webinar (2018)
  • Paleogra-what?! Deciphering Spanish Handwriting, Family History Library Hispanic Research Seminar (2018)
  • Online Resources for Northern New Spain, Family History Library Hispanic Research Seminar (2018)