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Nancy A. Peters, CG®, CGL℠

Nancy A. Peters

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Nancy A. Peters, CG, CGL, is coeditor of the National Genealogical Society Quarterly. A full-time professional genealogist, Nancy serves on the executive committee and as a trustee of the Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG) and is the former editor of its newsletter, OnBoard.

She has conducted in-depth genealogical research to solve complex brick wall problems of identity and kinship for clients. Her personal and client research focuses primarily in England, Germany, New York, and southeastern United States.

She lectures at the NGS Family History Conference and is an instructor for the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh, and the BCG Education Fund on skill-building topics and genealogy standards. Her articles have appeared in NGSQ and other genealogical journals. She is the chapter author of Research Reports in the Writing, Editing & Publishing section of Professional Genealogy: Preparation, Practice, & Standards (2018).

Ms. Peters holds post-graduate degrees from the University of Arizona and the London School of Economics in London, England.

Service Description:
Research projects; brickwall problems; migration.

Professional Credentials:
CG® ; CGL℠

Academic Degrees:
BS (Mathematics) ; MS (Computer Science) ; Diploma (International Business Studies)

Research Specialty:
African American ; Catholic ; Land Records ; Migration ; Paleography (ancient/historical handwriting) ; German American ; Court Records

Time Period Specialty:
17th Century ; 18th Century ; 19th Century

Geographic Specialty:
AL ; FL ; GA ; NY ; NC ; SC ; South ; England ; Germany

Research Counties:
Abbeville County, SC ; Aiken Co., SC ; Barnwell County, SC ; Edgefield Co., SC ; Greenwood County, SC ; Laurens County, SC ; Lexington County, SC ; Newberry County, SC ; Richland County, SC ; Saluda County, SC

Service Categories:
Editor ; Instructor ; Lecturer/Seminars ; Project Management ; Author/Writer ; Transcription

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