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D. Joshua Taylor

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Biography:
D. Joshua Taylor, MA, MLS is a nationally known and recognized genealogical author, lecturer, and researcher. A frequent speaker at genealogical societies, libraries, and other organizations, his previous speaking engagements include GENTECH, the Federation of Genealogical Societies Annual Conferences, the National Genealogical Society Annual Conference, the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, and RootsTech. He has authored articles in American Ancestors, UGA Crossroads, FGS Forum, Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly, and New England Ancestors, and was a columnist for Digital Genealogist.

Active in the genealogical community, Joshua is the current Vice President of Administration for the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS), where he also serves as chairman of the Conference Planning Committee and co-chair of the FGS/ISGS 2011 National Conference. He previously served as chairman of the Bylaws and Outreach committees as well as Parliamentarian for FGS.

Joshua is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including RootsTech's Distinguished Presenter Award, the Federation of Genealogical Societies Award of Merit, and the Rubincam Youth Award from the National Genealogical Society. He holds an MLS (Archival Management) and an MA (History) from Simmons College and was a featured genealogist on the series premiere of NBC's Who Do You Think You Are? with Sarah Jessica Parker and the second season's finale with Ashley Judd.

Academic Degrees:
MLS (Archival Studies)

Research Specialty:
Civil War ; Colonial ; Historical Sites ; Land Records ; Library of Congress ; Heir Searcher ; Quakers

Time Period Specialty:
18th Century ; 19th Century

Geographic Specialty:
CT ; IL ; MA ; MO ; NH ; NY ; OH ; PA ; VT ; New England ; Mid-Atlantic ; Philadelphia

Service Categories:
Archivist ; Technology ; Conference Planner ; Historian ; Lecturer/Seminars ; Librarian

Accepts Clients:
Yes

City:
Jamaica Plain
State:
MA
Postal Code:
02130-1858
Email:
Web Site:
www.DJoshuaTaylor.com

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