GRIP instructor D. Joshua Taylor named President of NY G&B Society

D. Joshua Taylor, the popular GRIP instructor and television personality on Who Do You Think You Are? and Genealogy Roadshow, is the new president of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society as of February 1, 2016.

Josh has taught at GRIP all four years and will be coordinating an Advanced New England course this July in Pittsburgh with registration opening Wednesday, March 2. Details of the eighteen course sessions can be found on the GRIP website. The session titles which are being presented in Diving Deeper into New England: Advanced Strategies for Success are:

New England: Is it All Done? (Joshua Taylor)
New England Catch-up Part I: History (Joshua Taylor)
New England Catch-up Part II: Sources and Publications (Joshua Taylor)
A New England Genealogist’s Dream: Resources at NEHGS (Joshua Taylor)
New England Town Records (Diane Gravel)
New England’s Courts: 1600s – 1800s (Cathi Desmarais)
Massachusetts: From Colony to Commonwealth (Joshua Taylor)
New Hampshire Research: When the Trail Turns Cold (Diane Gravel)
Migration within New England (Diane Gravel)
Pathways Out of New England: New York and Beyond (Joshua Taylor)
The Ins and Outs of Connecticut Research (Joshua Taylor)
Vermont: New England’s Last Frontier (Cathi Desmarais)
Collections at New England’s Colleges and Universities (Joshua Taylor)
Collections at New England’s Private Libraries and Societies (Joshua Taylor)
Case Study: Hazen P. Day’s Neighbors Bring Him Home (Cathi Desmarais)
Rhode Island: From Plantation to State (Joshua Taylor)
Connecting the Oceans: Origins of New England’s Colonists (Joshua Taylor)
Neither Online Nor on Film: New England Sources You Are Missing (Joshua Taylor)

For more information from NYG&B about Josh’s new position, see their announcement.

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