Bill Dollarhide, Salt Lake City, Utah


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William W. Dollarhide
Salt Lake City, Utah

This Dollarhide is a leading genealogist and
author of the Dollarhide History on this web site.

Bill Dollarhide
William W. Dollarhide

Visit to see Bill's book,
"Getting Started in Genealogy Online."

William W. Dollarhide was born in 1942 and raised in Seattle. He was educated at West Seattle High School, Edison Technical School, Seattle Community College, the University of Washington, and Western Washington University. For eight years, he was employed as an Associate Architect at Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington. He has been in pursuit of his family origins since 1971. 

Bill currently resides in Salt Lake City, Utah, and is employed with Heritage Quest of Bountiful, Utah. He writes feature articles and edits the Genealogy Bulletin, a bi-monthly magazine he founded in 1984, now published by Heritage Quest. In addition, he is engaged to write new publications for Heritage Quest, and writes occasional feature articles for Heritage Quest magazine. He has written over 60 magazine articles relating to genealogical research.

He is the author of eight books, three of which were published by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. of Baltimore, Maryland since 1987: Managing a Genealogical Project; the Genealogy Starter Kit; and with William Thorndale, Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920. He has authored five books published by Heritage Quest since 1994: Seven Steps to a Family Tree; Map Guide to American Migration Routes, 1735-1815; British Origins of American Colonists, 1629-1775; and with Ronald Bremer, America’s Best Genealogy Resource Centers. His latest book is U.S. and Canadian Census Records: A Genealogist’s Guide to Census Facts, Schedules, and Indexes, with a publication date during the summer of 1998.

As a genealogical lecturer since 1985, he has conducted seminar programs for over 600 genealogical societies. He has been a speaker for several years at the annual Family History Fair in San Francisco; the Genealogical Jamboree held in Pasadena each year; and San Diego’s Family History & Genealogy Fair— the three largest genealogy exhibitions in America. In addition, he has been the featured speaker at state-wide genealogy conferences held in California, Washington, Oregon, Florida, Iowa, Missouri, and Ohio. He has also been a speaker at national conferences sponsored by the National Genealogical Society and the Federation of Genealogical Societies, and is an instructor at the annual Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy.

His honors include an Award of Merit from the American Society of Genealogists for the Map Guide book; an Award of Appreciation from the National Genealogical Society for services to the genealogical community; and Awards of Appreciation from the California, Missouri, Ohio, Oregon, and Washington state-wide genealogical societies/associations.


Note:  This Bill Dollarhide and Bill Dollarhide, the
author of this site, are two different William Dollarhides.

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