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Gender Male
Occupation Health Services Manager
Location near Denver, Colorado
Introduction * Resides Denver, CO, formerly of metro L.A. * Retired mgr health services. Consulting business for information acquisition & analysis. * Practicing genealogist since 1995, specializes in families in Westward Movement 18th to 20th centuries and finds these present unique & difficult problems for family history. Believes historical context is a valuable and under-utilized tool in genealogy. * Genetic genealogy since 2003, attributes major breakthrough to Y-DNA. However, not a substitute for traditional genealogy. * Contributes to several genealogical mailing lists and is co-moderator of one. * Descends from Taylor line whose original immigrant ancestor (OIA) arrived Virginia in 1654 and whose descendants spread out through many states. He's developed a website for the Taylors of Craven and surrounding NC counties at http://tinyurl.com/55b4zs. * His two major genealogical goals currently are to (1) identify the parents of his 3GGF Michael Taylor (1789-1838) & (2) identify origin for the OIA of his GM's line.
Interests Genealogy, sailing, skiing, hiking
Favorite Music Doc Watson, late Beatles, Dave Brubeck, Brahms
Favorite Books Currently, Daniel J. Boorstin, "The Americans: The Colonial Experience"