HOLLY T. HANSEN
A Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine family history and genealogy expert, Holly T. Hansen aka “Miss Holly GenTeacher,” is the President and Founder of Family History Expos, Inc. Holly has been instrumental in helping thousands understand the principles, strategies, and sources they can use to trace their roots in today’s ever-changing technological environment. Hear our Big Blend Radio discussion with Holly T. Hansen about Genealogy.
She is the mastermind behind more than 50 Family History Expos held across the United States, and numerous Retreats at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, and other repositories in diverse cities. She is dedicated to helping individuals and families, one-on-one, with their personal research needs. Currently, she is involved creating podcasts, webinars, and video presentations to help people move forward in their family history endeavors with the comforts of home.
Holly’s titles include author, lecturer, editor, and publisher. She has produced more than 100 unique syllabus and class handout books for Family History Expos attendees. She is a former editor of Everton’s Genealogical Helper magazine, and editor of the 10th and 11th editions of The Handybook for Genealogists, with more than one million copies sold. She has also authored The Directory of North American Railroads, Trekking for Ancestors, and co-authored a series of 16 family history interview books entitled Celebrating and Capturing the Memories, and 26 in-depth Research Guides for many aspects of family history research.
Holly and her husband, Chris P. Hansen, have been married for 40 years and are the parents of five remarkable children. Holly received an Honors BA in History from Weber State University and continues to dedicate time to education on a daily basis.
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