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D. Joshua Taylor

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D. Joshua Taylor, MA, MLS is the President of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, the nation's second oldest genealogical organization. A nationally known and recognized genealogist, Joshua is a frequent speaker at family history events across the globe. Active in the genealogical community, he is the past President of the Federation of Genealogical Societies (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. The former Director of Education and Programs at the New England Historic Genealogical Society, Joshua is the author of numerous articles in American Ancestors, UGA Crossroads, FGS Forum, Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly, New England Ancestors, and other publications. In 2013 he authored The Keane and Sheahan Families of Bridgeport, Connecticut, a study of a family s immigration and life in New England after the Irish famine. He is also the coordinator for courses at the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy and the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh. He holds an MLS (Archival Management) and an MA (History) from Simmons College and has been a featured genealogist on Who Do You Think You Are? with Sarah Jessica Parker, Kelly Clarkson, Ashley Judd, Reba McEntire, and Rob Lowe. At the present time, Joshua can be seen taking America through their past as a host on the popular PBS series Genealogy Roadshow.

Academic Degrees:
MLS (Archival Studies) ; MA (History)

Research Specialty:
Baptist ; Civil War ; Colonial ; Emigration & Immigration ; Historical Sites ; Lineage Societies ; Mayflower ; Migration ; Heir Searcher ; Neighborhood Reconstruction ; Quaker

Time Period Specialty:
18th Century ; 19th Century ; 20th Century

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

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

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