FSGS Speakers Bureau

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FSGS Speakers Bureau

George G. Morgan

15611 Jericho Drive
Odessa, Florida 33556
(813) 205-3032

Lecture Topics

  • Introduction to Genealogy

  • All about the U.S. Federal Censuses: Becoming an Expert

  • Genealogy Orienteering: Using Maps to Find the Right Place

  • Bits About Obits: Reading Between the Lines

  • Bring 'Em Back to Life: Developing an Ancestor Profile

  • "Tell Me About When You Were a Little Girl": How to Conduct a Family History Interview

  • “Push” and “Pull”: Reasons for Migration

  • Immigration & Naturalization Research

  • The U.S. Naturalization Process and Documents: 1790 to 1954

  • The Genealogist as CSI

  • Researching the Miltons: A Case Study

  • Planning A Very Successful Genealogical Research Trip

  • Planning a Successful Cemetery Research Trip

  • Pursuing Your Genealogical Research on the Internet

  • Advanced Research on the Internet

  • Using Genealogical Mailing Lists on the Internet

  • Donating Genealogical Materials to Libraries and Archives

  • Genealogy for Librarians: How to Best Serve Your Patrons

  • Helping Your Genealogy Patrons with Research on the Internet

  • Climbing Your Family Tree: Effective Genealogical Research

  • Use the HeritageQuest® Databases Effectively

  • Has Your British Ancestor’s Ship Come In?

  • Introduction to U.S. Land Research

  • What’s the Difference between State-Land States and Federal Land States?

  • Stereographs and Postcards: Another View of Our Ancestors’ Lives

  •  Preserving Your Family Treasures

  • An Introduction to the Great Genealogy Research Repositories in London

  • Locating Anglican Parish Records in England

  • Locating and Using English BMDs

  • Before and After 1858: English and Welsh Wills and Death Records


Please refer to Mr. Morgan's Web site for a complete current list of topics and abstracts.

Previous Speaking Engagements

Please refer to Mr. Morgan's Web site for a complete current list of topics and abstracts. Willing to travel 250 miles or more.


Author of Online Genealogy Columns:

  • Has been regularly published online at Ancestry.com, Digital Genealogist, Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter, ChineseRoots.com, Emazing.com, and scores of other venues.


  • How to Do Everything: Genealogy (2nd edition)
  • The Official Guide to Ancestry.com (1st and 2nd editions)
  • How to Do Everything with Your Genealogy (1st edition)
  • Planning a Successful Genealogy Research Trip to London  
  • How to Do Everything with Your Genealogy
  • Your Family Reunion: How to Plan It, Organize It, and Enjoy It
  • The Genealogy Forum on America Online: The Official User's Guide

Contributor to Published Compilations

  • Coming in 2010: Professional Genealogy (2nd edition)
  • Celebrating the Family
  • Ancestry Daily News Compilation Books, Volumes 1-12


Ancestry Magazine, Genealogical Computing, Family Tree, Heritage Quest, Family Chronicle, Internet Genealogy, Southern Queries, and in numerous other newsletters, journals, magazines, and quarterlies across the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. (Please refer to Mr. Morgan's online bibliography)


The “Genealogy GuysSM Podcast” is a weekly online genealogy program on the Internet at http://genealogyguys.com in which George G. Morgan and Drew Smith present news in the genealogy community, book reviews, interviews, informative mini-lectures, tips, and more. “The Genealogy GuysSM Videocast” is published at http://genealogyguys.blip.tv and includes interviews with the greatest genealogical speakers and personalities in the world.