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MoSGA Announces Amy Johnson Crow as Keynote Speaker for the 2018 MoSGA Conference August 3-4, 2018
Amy Johnson Crow is a Certified Genealogist and an active lecturer and author. Her roots run deep in the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic states.
Amy has been involved with several genealogy organizations including serving on the boards of the Ohio Genealogical Society and the National Genealogical Society. She has also served as the series editor of the NGS Research Guides and has been recognized with an Award of Merit from the Federation of Genealogical Societies for her work on the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors program.
She earned her Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science at Kent State University. Amy loves to help people discover the joys of learning about their ancestors and she thinks that there are few things better than a day in a cemetery.
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Mission Statement: Dedicated to enhancing the knowledge of its members and the public in the study of family history, genealogical records and the principles of sound genealogical research.
MoSGA has 4 surname databases. This includes over 26,600 names appearing in "Four Generation charts" submitted by past and current members; 800 surnames entered by current members in our new Surname database; 87,000 Surnames appearing in our Journals that have been published since 1981; and the surnames appearing in the Missouri First Families Program..
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We have over 45 publications that can be purchased online. These cover several Missouri counties. You can also print our order list and mail in with a check. These counties include those highlighted in yellow, at left.
The Missouri State Genealogical Association takes pride in offering the Missouri First Families program to honor early Missouri families. Categories include: Territorial, Pioneer, and Civil War.
While MoSGA is providing these lists of members who wish to do research or conduct workshops, MoSGA does not endorse these researchers/speakers and assumes no responsibility for their work.
Anyone hiring a researcher or speaker should check their qualifications and references and should have a clear idea of fees charged before any work begins. A list of possible questions and things you should consider is available by clicking here.
Credits: Thanks to the following Leadership members who helped create content for links at left: Evie Bresette, for the continually expanding list of Research Links;
Sharlene Miller, for First Families and Membership; all other pages by Nancy Waller Thomas. Photos contributed by John Abney, Susan Burns, Sharlene Miller, Martha Henderson, Nancy Waller Thomas, Evie Bresette. Special thanks to John Abney for creating the Video on our Home Page.
Webmanager, Nancy Waller Thomas.