Family History & Genealogy Research

"Sound Strategies for New England Genealogy Research"

May 3, 2008

Sponsor:Greater Portland Chapter, Maine Genealogical Society (
Date:May 3, 2008 following the GPC Meeting at 1 p.m.
Location:Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Cape Elizabeth ME

Learn tips and tactics for locating your ancestors with New England Roots. Find ways to maximize traditional resources, historical societies, family mementos, and the Internet to learn about your family heritage. Create a solid research plan and avoid common pitfalls in genealogical research. This fun and informative talk hopes to help you make progress in seeking your own New England ancestors, especially those with Maine and Massachusetts roots.

Thank you for doing your talk on Sound Strategies for New England Genealogy Research for our historical society. It was a lot of fun and very informative. Your enthusiasm is contagious! You can really tell you thoroughly enjoy what you do. The response from the group after the meeting was very positive. Thanks again for a wonderful afternoon! Mary Anderson, Program Committee Member, Limerick (Maine) Historical Society

Contact Us

Carol P. McCoy, Ph.D
71 Willow Grove Road
Brunswick, Maine 04011


Our Mission

Every family is unique.
Dr. McCoy's mission is to help people discover:

  • Where did I come from?
  • Who are my kin?
  • What makes my family special?

In so doing they will gain a deeper understanding of their family stories, connect with kin, and create a family treasure to share.