Nathan W. Murphy, MA, AG is a United States and Canada Research Consultant at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. He is accredited in English, Mid-South and Gulf-South United States research.
He enjoys studying Colonial American immigrant origins and solving client cases using Y-DNA analysis. Publication credits include The American Genealogist, Genealogist’s Magazine, and the National Genealogical Society Quarterly.
- Y-DNA Testing – Will It Help My Client? Who, what, where, why, and how of ordering ordering Y-DNA testing kits for clients.
- Tracing Colonial Immigrant Origins: Strategies that Work: Peer-reviewed case studies illustrate strategies that successfully pinpointed Colonial American immigrant origins.
Named after her two grandfathers, RayDean Hill has enjoyed seventeen years of family history experience, including researching, Indexing, writing, and lecturing. A graduate of Brigham Young University, she earned her BGS degree with an emphasis in Family History.
She served as an Assistant Director and Director of a four-stake Family History Center. RayDean is the Recording Secretary for the International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists,SM and is an Accredited Genealogist® professional, specializing in English research.
RayDean and her husband, Jon, have six children. Those children decided their Mom’s epitaph should read, “Mom loved dead people. Now she is one.”
Presentation: Preparing for English Accreditation
- This class helps those who are considering taking and/or preparing for the England Accreditation Exam. Key topics include record types to know, research methodologies and strategies, helpful reference materials and tips for test day.