Mary E. Vassel Hill was born in Norwalk, Connecticut. She obtained a BA in Family and Community History and an MLS from Brigham Young University. Mary taught at BYU as an instructor in family history and genealogical research starting in 1992. In 1995 she joined the staff of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City as a cataloger in Spanish and Portuguese. In 1998 Mary joined the US/Canada reference staff, and is an instructor in various aspects of genealogical research. She is an accredited genealogist in the Mid-Atlantic states. The workshop she developed on setting up a paper filing system in this day of the computer has been particularly popular.

See also:


https://familytreewebinars.com/download.php?webinar_id=192 - the how-to video

https://familysearch.org  Log in and see your fan chart


http://www.nordicnames.de/wiki/Surnames understand nordic names