Friday, August 18, 2023

Lianne Kruger - Durham's Sept. 5th Meeting - Telling Family Stories in 15 Minutes a Day

Telling Family Stories in 15 Minutes a Day – Lianne Kruger of “iFamily History”

Are you really going to write that 600-page family history? Stop kidding yourself! Join Durham Branch in September as Lianne Kruger shares how to record your family history as stories in only 15 minutes a day.

Trying to record your family stories can feel overwhelming. You might not be sure where to start, or what to record, how to record the history so that family and future generations will be interested in the stories. This session shares a variety of ways to record the history of family heirlooms as well as stories with items and short videos. 

Lianne Kruger is a professional genealogist and speaker specializing in Canadian records, U.S. and Canadian homesteading, video recording family history, and using technology such as Google Maps and Drive and Evernote. She has spoken for Ontario Ancestors, RootsTech, National Genealogical Society, Legacy FamilyTree Webinars and Ancestry and has published articles in many key journals.  

Lianne teaches computer software courses. She also has a Bachelor degree from Brigham Young University-Idaho, which includea a Certificate & Associate Degree in Family History Research. Lianne is also a member of the Board for, is on the advisory board and is heavily involved in many roles with the Alberta Genealogical Society. 

She has a genealogy/technology related blog at iFamily History ( ) where she shares the methodologies & technologies that she uses.

The meeting will be held at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, September 5th via Zoom & In-Person.

Kindly register for the Zoom programme via the following link: 

In-person will be in our library on the 3rd floor at Northminster United Church, 676 Simcoe St. N., Oshawa, ON (NW corner of Simcoe Street North and Rossland Road West). Parking can be limited.