Florida State Genealogical Society
Florida State Genealogical Society

FSGS Speakers Bureau: Denise Barrett Olson

3412 Putnam Road
St. Augustine, FL 32806
Phone: 904-347-1154
Lecture Topics
  • The Researcher's Digital Toolbox
  • What's Your Digital Disaster Plan
  • Evernote: A Revolution in Research
  • Metadata is Your Friend
  • Research Delivered:  An Introduction to Newsreaders
  • Digital Storytelling: The Living Book of the Dead
  • Digital Storytelling: An Introduction to Blogging
  • Archival Quality Writing: An Introduction to Markdown
  • An Introduction to Writing Platforms for Family History
  • Willing to travel when expenses are compensated.
Previous Speaking Engagements
  • Treasure Coast Genealogy Society (April 2015)
  • Southeastern Genealogist's Exchange Society (April 2015)
  • North Florida Genealogical Conference (March 2015)
  • Jacksonville Genealogical Society (July 2014)
  • Florida State Genealogy Conference (March 2014)
  • RootsTech (March 2013)
  • Webinar: with Pat Richley-Erickson and Thomas Macentee (February 2013)


  • 101 Best Family History Web Sites - Family Tree Magazine - September 2006
  • Family Tree Magazine’s Top 40 Blogs - 2010, 2011, 2013
Biographical Sketch:
Denise, a St. Augustine native, inherited her fascination for family history from her maternal grandmother. She is an Air Force veteran, an Army wife and writer/publisher at Moultrie Creek Gazette, a blog focused on research tech and digital storytelling.