Mags is a Professional Genealogist specializing in Genetic Genealogy as a founder of
Grandma s Genes in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Growing up in a family full of family historians, Mags was primed to become a
Genealogist. After earning her Bachelor s Degree from Columbia College, she began
to work her own Genealogy and Genetic Genealogy as a hobby.
This hobby eventually led her to a Leader role with WikiTree where she currently leads The DNA Innovators Project, The United Empire Loyalist Project, and the Montebeliard
Emmigrants to Nova Scotia Project. She also leads the Golden/Gaulden, Templeton
and McElmoyle One Name Studies and The Golden/Gaulden,
Templeton, McElmoyle and WikiTree and McElmoyle DNA Projects.
She is founder of mitoYDNA.org, a free and accessible YDNA and mtDNA
database. She is a member in good standing of the Association of Professional
Genealogists, The International Society of Genetic Genealogy, The Ontario Chapter
of the Association of Professional Genealogists, The Ontario Genealogical
Association, The Ottawa Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Association and
BIFHSGO, The British Isles Family history Society of Greater Ottawa.
She is a Genetic Genealogy Lecturer, Blogger and a Social Media Maven serving as an admin for the several Face book groups including the International Society of Genetic
Genealogy Facebook Group.
Genetic Genealogy Mentoring
YDNA and mtDNA Database
GA, MD, NC, SC, TN, VA, New England, Mid-Atlantic, South, England, Ireland,