- Special Interest Group meetings: 9:30 - 10:25 a.m.
- Short business meeting: 10:30 - 11:00 a.m.
- Speaker Judy Nimer Muhn will present: French-Canadian and Acadian Genealogy
French-Canadian and Acadian Genealogy
From extensive experience in researching the founding families of Canada, this session includes information about online research resources, key social media help areas, and the fundamental tools of this elaborate and well-documented group of people.
Judy has been researching her family tree from the age of 12, specializing in French-Canadian, Acadian, Native American, and Michigan research. Beginning as a professional genealogist in Europe in 1993, she has lectured at National Genealogical Society conferences, RootsTech, Federation of Genealogical Societies as well as conferences in Europe and around the United States. Traveling extensively around the world, Judy has visited and researched in the villages and archives of Germany, Scotland, France, Quebec, and Ontario where her or her husband’s family lived. Owner of Lineage Journeys, she conducts research for clients and offers presentations in churches, libraries, and organizations.
Judy is the President of the Oakland County Genealogical Society, Vice-President and Social Media committee member and blogger for the Michigan Genealogical Council, and Awards Chair of the National Genealogical Society, Ontario and Quebec Genealogical Societies, Detroit Society for Genealogical Research, French Canadian Heritage Society of Michigan and many more.