Grand Traverse Genealogical Society

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Programs focused on Genealogical issues. This month they will talk about: 

You CAN Take It With You Mobile Technology for Genealogy with Judy Nimer Muhn

Utilizing the mobile tools of, RootsMagic, Legacy, Evernote and more, you don’t have to take your huge notebooks of family genealogy with you to the library when doing research.  There are many tools that you can take on your computer, tablet or Smartphone!

Join us in person in the McGuire Community Room or from home via Zoom by registering HERE.


Presenter Biography:

Judy has been researching her family tree from the age of 12, specializing in French-Canadian, Acadian, Native American and Michigan research.  Beginning as a professional genealogist in Europe in 1993, she has lectured at National Genealogical Society conferences, RootsTech, Federation of Genealogical Societies as well as conferences in Europe and around the United States.  Traveling extensively around the world, Judy has visited and researched in the villages and archives of Germany, Scotland, France, Quebec, and Ontario where her or her husband’s family lived.  Owner of Lineage Journeys, she conducts research for clients and offers presentations in churches, libraries and organizations. 

Judy is the President of the Oakland County Genealogical Society, President for the Michigan Genealogical Council, board member & Awards Chair of the National Genealogical Society, Secretary of the GeneaBloggers, and a member of many societies – among them:  Ontario and Quebec Genealogical Societies, Detroit Society for Genealogical Research, French Canadian Heritage Society of Michigan, a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland and many more.  Judy has published articles for NGS Magazine, Family Tree Magazine and a host of genealogical societies.  Additionally she is the recipient of the Federation of Genealogical Society’s Award of Merit and awards for her humanitarian service through Rotary International and a number of nonprofit organizations.

And, a professional in the nonprofit management sector, Judy has worked as a nonprofit staff member, Executive Director, board chair and fundraising chair in Girl Scouts of the USA (and its local organizations), the American Red Cross, and United Way.  She currently serves on a number of nonprofit human service agency boards, most recently also working as an Organizational Development Consultant in Ann Arbor, Michigan.