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Searching For Esther Knowles

By Maureen Taylor on Wednesday, June 29th, 2016 in Genealogy. No Comments

I don’t have a picture of my great grandmother but I’m hoping to find enough records to piece together details of her story. She’s my sole nineteenth century transatlantic ancestor. As a genealogist I know that the best chances of discovering more about this woman rest with working from known facts backwards.  The facts of […]


Looking for Pictures: Check Out Historical Society Publications

By Maureen Taylor on Monday, August 24th, 2009 in Genealogy. No Comments

A couple of months ago I visited the Indiana Historical Society and created a short video of their Destination Indiana project. You can view it on my YouTube Channel. As I was leaving members of the staff handed me a small packet of their publications. On the cover of Connections, The Hoosier Genealogist (Fall/Winter 2008)was […]


Today Show News

By Maureen Taylor on Monday, August 25th, 2008 in Genealogy. 3 Comments

This morning my phone rang and a friend said, “Are you the Maureen Taylor just mentioned on the Today Show?” Uh, yes I replied. I’d missed it! Earlier this year a producer from the Today Show contacted me to ask if I was the genealogist that researched Meredith Vieira’s family tree for a segment on […]


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