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Massachusetts Society of Genealogists – Bristol County Chapter

By Carol Murchie on Saturday, May 20th, 2017 in . No Comments

Maureen Taylor will be the speaker at the May 2017 meeting of the MASOG-Bristol Chapter in Somerset.  The date is Saturday, May 20th and the time is 12 pm (noon); the talk, Identifying and Dating Family Photographs, will be held at the Somerset Public Library.


Learn, Save & Write Family Food History | Providence Public Library

By Carol Murchie on Monday, May 8th, 2017 in . No Comments

In this two-part workshop we’ll explore ‘foodways’ through the historical, cultural and traditions of your family. We’ll discuss ways to discover that food history by interviewing relatives, and studying artifacts. Learn how to save those memories by surveying a variety of writing solutions. This will be at the Providence Public Library on two evenings in May: […]


Charlotte County Genealogical Society – Port Charlotte, Florida

By Carol Murchie on Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 in . No Comments

Using Family Photos in Genealogy Research presented by by Maureen Taylor, Specialist in Identification, Preservation, and Analysis of Historical Photos Maureen Taylor is a frequent speaker at historical and genealogical societies, museums, conferences, libraries, and other organizations across the U.S., London and Canada.  She’s the author of several books and hundreds of articles. Her television […]


Rootstech 2017

By Carol Murchie on Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 in . No Comments

Maureen will be once again giving talks at one of the premier events in the genealogy world, Rootstech 2017.  More details are to follow as we get closer to the date but at this time, Maureen is planning two talks: 7 Tips for Making Sense of a Box of Snapshots Instagram: 5 Reasons Genealogists Should […]


Newport Public Library Events

By Carol Murchie on Saturday, January 28th, 2017 in . No Comments

Maureen will be providing all-day expertise in two sessions.  The morning session at 11am will be a talk on “Eight Steps to Preserving Your Family Photographs”.  Check out the Library’s post on their website here. After lunch, she will be conducting a session on “Writing Your Family History Memoir” from 2 – 4pm.  For more details […]


Lyme Public Hall Association and Historical Archives (Lyme, CT)

By on Sunday, October 16th, 2016 in . No Comments

Maureen will be appearing at the Lyme Public Hall Association and Historical Archives for a one hour talk on Identifying Family Photos, followed by a limited opportunity to do one-on-one photo consults for another hour afterward.  To make an appointment for one of these personal consults, please click on the link, Lyme Public Hall Association […]


Portsmouth Public Library & Portsmouth Historical Society (RI)

By Carol Murchie on Tuesday, October 4th, 2016 in . No Comments

The Portsmouth Public Library and the Portsmouth Historical Society in Rhode Island are pleased to jointly sponsor a talk on Identifying and Dating Family Photographs with Maureen Taylor on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 6:30pm.  If you’re in the neighborhood, come join us!


National Genealogical Society Family History Conference, 2016

By on Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 in . No Comments

Maureen will be, once again, appearing at the Family History Conference held by the National Genealogical Society.  This year the site will be Fort Lauderdale in mid-spring.  Maureen’s planned topics to present are: W127 – “Buns, Beards, Bodices, and Bustles: Clues to Understanding Who Your Ancestors Really Were”, Wednesday, 04 May 2016, at 11:00 a.m. […]


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