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RPL-GSBC 2020 Lock-In 

Beyond the Basics

Presented by Lauren Maehrlein, MA

Resources: 2020-RPL-GSBC Lock-In | Beyond the Basics | ©2020 Lauren Maehrlein, MA [PDF]

Lauren Maehrlein, MA, has been tracing her roots for over forty years. She currently is the Vice President and Director of Programming for the Genealogical Society of Bergen County. She was the long-time Director of Education at the New York Genealogical & Biographical Society; has edited several publications including the NYG&B’s “Researcher,” the Genealogical Speakers Guild’s “Speak!,” and the International Society of Family History Writers and Editor’s “Columns.” Lauren has lectured on a variety of genealogical subjects regionally and locally; conducted a multi-week “Beginning Genealogy” program at the Midland Park Adult School; worked as a research volunteer at the Emerson Family History Library; and, as Maehrlein’s Heirlines, has done client work since 1990. Lauren earned a master’s degree in Early English Literature, and a bachelor’s degree in Education. She holds a Certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University and a certificate in Practical Genetic Genealogy from the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh.

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