Mary Tedesco from “Genealogy Roadshow”

April 3rd, 2017 by National Genealogical Society Blog Editor

Mary M. Tedesco will be giving four presentations at this year’s NGS Conference in Raleigh, NC. Mary is professional genealogist, speaker, and author. She is best known as a Co-Host on the PBS television series “Genealogy Roadshow.”

W129, Underused Resources & Record Types for Genealogists, 11 am, Wednesday, 10 May 2017.

Take your genealogical research beyond the “usual” records. This presentation presents ideas for diversifying the records and resources searched.

T257, Social Media for Genealogists, 4 pm, Thursday, 11 May 2017.

Effective tips for Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and other social networks to foster connections with fellow genealogists; boost blog readership; generate business leads; and more.

S447, Finding Immigrant Origins in U.S. Records, 2:30 pm, Saturday, 13 May 2017.

Tips and Strategies for identifying your ancestral towns using records located in the United States and online.

S457, Why They Left the Old Country, 4 pm, Saturday, 13 May 2017.

Understanding why folks left the “old country” will help you understand where they moved and why they made the tough choices.

Mary looks forward to meeting each of you at NGS. She can also be contacted at