Tag Archives: British

RayDean Hill

  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.

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Boyd Nielsen

    A. Boyd Nielsen resides in Brigham City, Utah with his wife Sheila. He is the father of two children and grandfather of five. He is the founder of Nielsen Genealogical Services and has been involved in genealogical research for 48 years. He began practicing as a professional genealogist on a part-time basis in 1966. He has been performing professional genealogical research on a full-time basis since 1995.

He specializes in Scandinavian, Germanic, British, and North American research. He holds a bachelor’s degree in English and German from Utah State University. He is a member of the Utah Genealogical Association and Association of Professional Genealogists and is an
accredited genealogist through ICAPGen®. He currently serves on the Grading Committee
for ICAPGen®.