Memorial Hall Library

Next Generation Irish Genealogy Research

Melanie McComb The Shamrock Genealogist

Learn how to use new technologies and online communities to break through Irish brick walls. Melanie McComb will share how to use DNA tests, social media and deep knowledge of Irish genealogy sources to identify ancestors.  Learn tips for thinking outside the box when you can't find your Irish relatives in FamilySearch, Ancestry or other major databases. An international speaker and blogger, known as "The Shamrock Genealogist," she is the social media coordinator for the NextGen Genealogy Network, a non-profit that helps create a community for young genealogists. 

Sponsored by the Friends of MHL.