Maureen A. Taylor

Expert Author

Maureen A. Taylor is an internationally recognized expert on the intersection of history, genealogy, and photography. She has been featured in top media outlets, including The View, Martha Stewart Living, and The Today Show. Maureen is the author of a number of books and magazine articles, as well as a contributing editor at Family Tree Magazine Her latest project is The Last Muster: Images of the Revolutionary War Generation (Kent State University Press, June 2010). In 2007, The Wall Street Journal called her "the nation's foremost historical photo detective."

Favorite Genealogy Quote

Susan Sarandon in Who Do You Think You Are? - "Do you have pictures?"

What are your specific genealogical interests?

Family photographs. Never met a photo I didn't like.

What got you into genealogy?

On long winter days, my mother used to entertain us with family photos.

Most surprising genealogical find.

That thousands of Revolutionary War veterans lived into the age of photography!

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