Michele is part of the technical support team at Millennia, the owners of the Legacy Family Tree software program and Legacy Family Tree Webinars. With over 25 years of research experience, Michele’s passion is helping new genealogists get started on the right foot through her writings, classes and lectures. She is the former staff genealogist and weekly columnist for the McDuffie Mirror and now authors two blogs, Ancestoring which is geared toward the beginner/intermediate researcher, and The Ethical Genealogist which focuses on current events in genealogy and ethical considerations. Michele is also an official blogger for Legacy News and the National Institute for Genealogical Studies (NIGS).
Ongoing genealogical continuing education 1991-2016
SLIG Virtual Advanced Evidence Practicum, 2016
NIGS Basic and Intermediate German Courses, 2014-2015
ProGen 18, 2014
GenProof Mentors 2, 2013
GenProof 2, 2013
The Columbia County Genealogical Society (founding member)
The Association of Professional Genealogists – Writer’s Special Interest Group (charter member)
Guild of One-Name Studies (Glaentzer and variations)
FamilySearch indexer and arbitrator
GenProof Study Group mentor
Rootsweb’s “Books We Own” look-up volunteer (M15)
¹Michael Agnes, editor, Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th ed. (Cleveland: IDG Books Worldwide, Inc., 2001), 4.
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