Angela Packer McGhie
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- Business Name
- McGhie Family History
- Non-Research Specialties
- Lecturer/Presenter - On-site
- Lecturer/Presenter - Virtual
- Research Specialties
- Federal Records
- Land Records
- Latter-day Saints (Mormon)
- Library of Congress
- Research Countries
- United States
- Research Time Periods
- 19th Century
- 20th Century
Angela Packer McGhie, CG is a professional researcher, lecturer, and instructor. She is the Education Director for the National Genealogical Society and the Vice President for the Board for Certification of Genealogists. She enjoys coordinating and teaching courses at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, the Genealogical Institute on Federal Records, and the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh. Angela served as the administrator of the ProGen Study Program from 2008-2014 and is now on the board of directors. She has published in the APG Quarterly and the NGS Magazine, and was honored with a formal certificate of appreciation from the Association of Professional Genealogists for her leadership and service.
MD, NY, UT, VA, Mid-Atlantic, Rocky Mountains, Washington, DC, Channel Islands, England
- National Archives, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Library. Library of Congress
- Using Identity Characteristics to Locate Your Ancestors
Federal Land Entry Papers
Documenting Your Family History
Creating an Effective Research Plan
Strategies for Using Pre-1850 Census Schedules
Beyond Population: Researching in the Special Census Schedules
Reward for Service: Bounty Land Records
Locating Historic Newspapers
Mining Land Entry Records for Family History
Researching in Federal Land Records
Writing a Genealogy Business Plan
Exploring the FamilySearch Research Wiki
Essential Skills for Genealogists
Advanced Census Research
Locating Historic Newspapers
Beyond Certificates: Alternative Sources for
Documenting Birth, Marriage and Death
Genealogy Techniques Toolbox
Using the Genealogical Proof Standard
Time Management: Balancing the Demands of Our Many Clients
Studying Genealogy: A Personalized Approach
Becoming a Census Detective
Federal Land Records: History, Surveys and Laws
Tract Books: Master Index to Federal Land Records
Networking for Genealogists
Read All About Your Ancestors by Locating
Virtual Genealogy Education
Accessing Records of the National Archives
A Genealogical Treasure Hunt in Federal Records
- Review of Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less. Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly, vol. 30, number 3 (September 2015), 122.
Review of Genealogy Standards. The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Vol. 145, Issue 3 (July 2014), 237-239.
What Happens When We Do NOT Follow Standards. Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly, Vol. 28, No. 4, (December 2013), 176-179.
"Researching in Washington, D.C." Virginia Tidewater Genealogy Quarterly, Vol. 44, No. 3 (September 2013).
Archivist Ferriero Hears From Researchers. Fairfax Genealogical Society Newsletter, Vol. 25, No. 2 (January 2010). Co-authored with Marie V. Melchiori.
Virtual Study Groups: An Opportunity for Continuous Education. Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly, Vol. 24, No. 2 (June 2009), 93-96.
Finding Original Records on the Internet. The Family Tree, Newsletter of the Howard County Genealogical Society (April 2009).
- Past president of the National Capital Area Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG)
President of the ProGen Study Group
Member of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG), APG Writer's SIG, National Genealogical Society, Daughters of the American Revolution, New England Historic Genealogical Society, New York Genealogy and Biographical Society, and other local genealogical and historical societies.
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