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DespainMA.JPG  Marci A. Despain,  B.A.®, CGSM

Marci has been involved in family history since 1999.  She has always loved reading about history and while attending Brigham Young University, decided to major in Family History with an emphasis in the British Isles. She conducted an internship for her Purnell ancestors in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England in 2003 and then in 2004 started working at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City where she is currently a British Research Consultant.

Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Family History (British Isles), Brigham Young University, 2005
  • Minor in Marriage, Family, and Human Development, Brigham Young University, 2005

Credentials:

  • Certified Genealogist, CGSM

Experience:

Brigham Young University

  • Family History Teacher's Assistant
  • Family History Research Assistant
  • Family History Internship in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England

Family History Library

  • Library Attendant
  • Information Commons Reference Consultant
  • British Research Consultant

Professional Genealogy Research

  • Conducting private client research since 2000

Research Trips

  • England & Scotland, 2003
  • Idaho, 2005
  • Canada, 2006
  • England, 2009

Lectures:

  • BYU Computerized Family History and Genealogy Conference, 2009
  • BYU Conference on Family History and Genealogy, 2008
  • Monthly patron classes at the Family History Library, 2004-present

Genealogical Organizations

Current Projects

  • Pursuing Accreditation with ICAPGen® in England Research
  • Writing family histories for Purnell ancestors