Florida State Genealogical Society
Florida State Genealogical Society

FSGS Speakers Bureau: Donna Moughty

14909 Secret Harbor Place
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202
203 247-0878

Lecture Topics

  • Family History: From a Pile of Pieces to a Puzzle Picture
  • Who is Head of this Household? (Census)
  • Applying for your Irish Passport: An Introduction to Irish Research
  • From Rubble to Ruin: Locating Famine Emigrants using Griffith's Valuation
  • Unpuzzling Irish Church Records
  • Your Guided Tour of Ireland
  • Sources for Irish Research
  • Come Out, Come Out, Wherever You Are! Hide & Seek on the Internet
  • Putting Your Family Tree Online
  • Getting the Most Out of FamilySearch.org
  • Getting the Most Out of Ancestry.com
  • Saving a Life: Your Family's Health History
  • Jumping the Pond: Finding the Origins of Your Immigrant Ancestor
  • iPad for Genealogists
  • Willing to travel 150 miles plus
  • Meals and travel expenses must be compensated

Previous Speaking Engagements

  • National Genealogical Society National Conference (2007, 2012)
  • Federation of Genealogical Societies National Conference (2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011)
  • New England Regional Genealogical Conference (2004, 2005, 2007, 2011)
  • Institute for Genealogy & Historical Research (Samford University) Instructor: Irish Course (2011)
  • Florida State Genealogical Society Conference (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011)
  • National Institute for Genealogical Research, Washington, DC (2004)
  • APG Professional Management Conference (2005, 2011)
  • I have also conducted all day seminars for a number of Genealogical Societies and library consortiums including NEFLIN (2009)
Donna Moughty, a Professional Genealogist and former Regional Manager for Apple Computer, has been conducting family research for over 20 years.  She teaches and lectures on a variety of subjects including Internet, Irish research and computer topics locally and at national conferences and institutes.  In addition, she provides consultations, research assistance and training.  Donna attended the National Institute for Genealogical Research at the National Archives, and the Third and Fourth Irish Genealogical Congress in Ireland, the Salt Lake Institute – Irish Research and the Institute for Genealogical and Historical Research at Samford University where she was an instructor for the Irish course in 2011.  She is a member of Association of Professional Genealogists and served as chair of the Professional Management Conference from 2005 - 2008, and the Genealogical Speakers Guild.  Donna researches in Ireland each summer and will be taking a group to Ireland in October of 2012 to research.  Information on the trip, and her weekly genealogy blog can be found at www.moughty.com.