About the Author
Sandra MacLean Clunies
, a certified genealogist, has years of experience as an educator and speaks frequently on genealogical topics. She has won the National Genealogical Society Family History Writing Contest and is a regular speaker at NGS conferences. She lives in Derwood, Maryland.
Founded in 1903, the National Genealogical Society
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