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D. Joshua Taylor
D. Joshua Taylor, MA, MLS is the Director of Family History at A nationally known and recognized professional genealogist, lecturer, genealogical author, and researcher, Taylor is the current president of the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) and holds an MLS (Archival Management) and an MA (History) from Simmons College. He is a host on the popular new PBS series Genealogy Roadshow.

Entries by D. Joshua Taylor

The Fast-Paced World of the Past

(2) Comments | Posted June 24, 2014 | 4:19 PM

As a kid, I was always considered a bit of an oddball. A genealogist from the age of 10, there were times when I felt a bit "stuck in the past," enveloped in a world where ancient handwriting, dusty documents, and historical events were paramount. While my friends were becoming...

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Gen Y: The Top Lessons Learned From Genealogy

(2) Comments | Posted May 20, 2013 | 2:41 PM

Gen Y-savvy companies across the globe are looking for the secrets to reach this influential, connected and often elusive generation. Some of these secrets can be found by examining how Millennials are discovering their roots with family history. Gen Y has gravitated toward family history through expanding access to online...

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