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From: "Holly at My Ancestors Found" <>
Subject: Re: [APG] Everton's Family History Magazine
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2004 18:33:58 -0600
In-Reply-To: <200407120516.i6C5GIWK001684@mail.rootsweb.com>

Dear Listers,

There is false information circulating through the genealogical community
and being forwarded to this list as well as the subscription list of
Everton's Family History Magazine (formerly the Genealogical Helper) that
the company has closed. The truth is, the company is going through
reorganization, with new ownership and management who are dedicated to
returning the Genealogical Helper and company to its rightful place as an
icon within the genealogical community.

The city of Logan, Utah, has secured the donation of the Everton
Genealogical Library, and will soon be making the contents of the 60,000 +
volume collection available to the public in a variety of formats. This is
very exciting news, as the Library is one of the largest private
genealogical collections in the US and contains invaluable resources for all
those interested in family history research. As the former Editor of
Everton's Genealogical Helper, I have been involved in discussions with a
group of individuals who have worked tirelessly to save the Everton Library
and bring this collection to the city of Logan, including Bobbie Coray,
Verne Bray, Walter Fuller, and Scott Jackson.

There are plans to immediately bring back the design, format, and content of
the Genealogical Helper, which for decades provided the most effective
educational information, tools and research material of any industry
magazine. Cutting edge technology in online research will become a
prominent feature of the magazine. All current subscriptions will be

This is a very positive development for the genealogical community. Stay
tuned for announcements from the City of Logan within the next couple of

Holly T. Hansen

My Ancestors
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November 15 - 20, 2004

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