Florida State Genealogical Society
Florida State Genealogical Society

FSGS Speakers Bureau: Donna Moughty

14909 Secret Harbor Place
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202
203 247-0878

Lecture Topics

  • Family History: From a Pile of Pieces to a Puzzle Picture
  • Who is Head of this Household? (Census)
  • Applying for your Irish Passport: An Introduction to Irish Research
  • From Rubble to Ruin: Locating Famine Emigrants using Griffith's Valuation
  • Unpuzzling Irish Church Records
  • Your Guided Tour of Ireland
  • Sources for Irish Research
  • Getting the Most Out of FamilySearch.org
  • Getting the Most Out of Ancestry.com
  • Saving a Life: Your Family's Health History
  • Jumping the Pond: Finding the Origins of Your Immigrant Ancestor
  • For a complete list of Lecture/Webinar Topics please visit https://www.irishfamilyroots.com/lectures.
  • Willing to travel 150 miles plus
  • Meals and travel expenses must be compensated

Previous Speaking Engagements

  • Rootstech
  • Celtic Connections Conference
  • North of Ireland Family History Society (Belfast)
  • Back to Our Past (Dublin)
  • National Genealogical Society National Conference 
  • Federation of Genealogical Societies National Conference 
  • New England Regional Genealogical Conference 
  • Institute for Genealogy & Historical Research (Samford University) Instructor: Irish Course 
  • Florida State Genealogical Society Conference
  • National Institute for Genealogical Research, Washington, DC
  • APG Professional Management Conference 
  • I have also conducted all-day seminars for a number of Genealogical Societies and library consortiums including NEFLIN 
Donna Moughty, a Professional Genealogist and former Regional Manager for Apple Computer, has been conducting family research for over 25 years. She teaches and lectures on a variety of subjects including the Internet, Irish research, methodology, and computer topics locally and at national and regional conferences and Institutes. In addition, she provides consultations, research assistance, and training. Donna attended the National Institute for Genealogical Research at the National Archives, and the Third and Fourth Irish Genealogical Congress in Ireland, the Salt Lake Institute – Irish Research and the Institute for Genealogical and Historical Research at Samford University where she was an instructor for the Irish course in 2011. She is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and served as chair of the Professional Management Conference from 2005-2008, and the Genealogical Speakers Guild. Donna is also affiliated with Genealogy. Coach specializing in Irish research. She takes groups to Ireland each October to research in either Dublin or Belfast (or both). She is the author of the Quick Reference Guides for Irish Research. Her genealogy blog can be found at www.irishfamilyroots.com .