Patsy Hendrickson, AG, Board Member
Biography: Patsy spent her early years in Payson, Utah where she graduated from Payson high School. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish with a minor in English from Brigham Young University, after which she began working for the Family History Department in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1975. There, she worked four years as a Spanish language microfilm evaluator, thirteen years as a Spanish cataloger for Spain and all Latin American countries except Mexico, three years in a Correspondence Unit, and the rest of the time in the United States and Canada Reference Unit.
Patsy has been credentialed with ICAPGen in LDS research since 2001 and has in-depth knowledge of LDS sources at the Family History Library, the Church History Library, and on the internet. She has a certificate in Advanced Methodology from IGHR at Samford, University in Birmingham, Alabama, and a certificate from NIGR (National Institute of Genealogical Research) at the National Archives in Washington, DC.
She has spent many years researching her ancestral families in the United States: primarily in the West, the South, the Mid-Atlantic States, and New England. She also enjoys researching her Swedish-Finn ancestors from Vasa, Finland. Another love is writing family narratives.
She has taught on various topics at conferences, expos and family history fairs. Topics include LDS subjects, various United States research topics, and writing personal and family narratives.
She began her service as a board member for the Utah Genealogical Association in 2010.