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=== Community Involvement  ===
=== Community Involvement  ===
*FamilySearch Wiki mentor and State Project page coordinator, US and Canada
*UGA Conference Committee: 2007-2009  
*UGA Conference Committee: 2007-2009  
*ICAPGen Correspondence Secretary 2012-  
*ICAPGen Correspondence Secretary 2012-  

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Lisa ( Mary Elizabeth) McBride, BS, AG

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Lisa is a research consultant for the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. She is a native of Colorado, but spent most of her youth in the Chicago-land area.  After five years in Mesa, Arizona, she moved to Utah in 1981. Her specialties are Southern States and Canadian research. She especially enjoys learning and researching about military history in Tennessee and Virginia. Most of her own ancestors came directly from England to the Midwest United States. In addition she has a New England Mayflower line, a Pennsylvania Dutch line, and a line of English South Africans. She is actively involved as a FamilySearch Family Tree Power User, a FamilySearch indexer, and as a contributor the the FamilySearch Wiki. She and her husband have a large family with 8 children, their spouses, and 14 grandchildren. She teaches piano, and enjoys travel, gardening, and healthy cooking. 



Accredited as a professional genealogist in Mid-South States. 

        ICAPGEN, Salt Lake City, UT


  • US/Canada Research Consultant, Family History Library: November 2010-present
  • US/Canada Temporary Research Consultant, Family History Library: April 2007-October 2010
  • Family History Instructor, Layton, Utah, Kayscreek Family History Center: 2006-present
  • Private Client Research: 2006-present

Community Involvement

  • FamilySearch Wiki mentor and State Project page coordinator, US and Canada
  • UGA Conference Committee: 2007-2009
  • ICAPGen Correspondence Secretary 2012-
  • Admin for the Facebook West Virginia and Canada Genealogy Research Communities

Lecturer and Presenter at the following locations:

  • National Genealogical Society Family History Conference: 2013, Las Vegas
  • Family History Library, Salt Lake City 2011–present
  • Ogden Regional Family History Conference: 2009
  • Layton Kayscreek Stake: 2006-present

Classes Taught

  • Mexican Border Crossings
  • U.S. Immigration 1820-1950
  • Canadian Immigration Records
  • Organizing Your Files
  • Using Online Resources
  • Basic U.S. Research
  • Introduction to FamilySearch Indexing
  • Introduction to U.S. Census Records
  • Lucinda Elam: a Mid-Tennessee Case Study 1836–1903
  • Deep in the Heart of Texas: Molly Gibson Case Study 1841–1910
  • Family History Library Favorites
  • Basic Canadian Research
  • Border Crossings: Canada and Mexico
  • Finding Your Ancestors in the South when Vital Records are Missing


Cheatham County Tennessee Historical and Genealogical Association Ashland City, TN
Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society Nashville, TN
National Genealogical Society Arlington, VA
Northern Gila County Genealogical Society Payson, AZ
Robertson County Tennessee Historical Society Springfield, TN
Utah Genealogical Association, Salt Lake City, UT

Online Activity


Facebook Canada Genealogy Research Community

Facebook West Virginia Genealogy Research Community

McBride GenTrek
Binkleys in America Online User Group
Legacy Testing Online User Group

Wiki Project Pages

WikiProject Ohio Team lead