Speaking & Writing

Lectures & Workshops

A variety of lectures and workshops can be adapted to any size or level of group.


  • “Starting Your Family Research”
  • “What did your Ancestors Leave YOU in their Probate Records?”
  • “Finding Your Ancestors’ Addresses in Original Records”
  • “Vacationing with Your Ancestors”

Franklin County:

  • “Researching Franklin County House Histories”
  • “Finding Family in Franklin County”
  • “Using Franklin County Courthouse & Archival Records”
  • “Recognizing the First Families of Franklin County, Pennsylvania”
  • “The Impact of the 1918 Influenza Epidemic on One Franklin County Family”
  • “The Two Emilie Lawrence Reeds of Blue Ridge Summit, Franklin County, Pennsylvania”
  • “49 Postal Workers Who Signed a 1938 Document Found in the Library Renovation”


  • “Hugh Dugan of Ireland, Pennsylvania, and New York and His Family”
  • “History of the Dugan House, Owego, Tioga County, New York”
  • “Finding Family in Slovakia”


Pam’s articles are based on thorough research, some in Franklin County, some from personal family genealogies, and some with the permission of clients who wanted to see their family’s story in print. Her writing experience has led to serving on editorial committees; peer reviewing articles for local, state, and national journals; and proof-reading books for publication.

Franklin County:

  • Anderson, Pam Pracser, CG. “A Family for William Kesey of Pennsylvania, Ohio, and California.” National Genealogical Society Quarterly, vol. 109 (Jun 2021), 111-125.
  • Anderson, Pam, CG & Radovic-Moreno, Magdalena. “Unique Resources in County Archives.” National Genealogy Society Magazine, two parts, vol 47 (Apr 2021), 51-55 and “Society Forum: Developing a County Archive (Jul 2021), 47-51.
  • Anderson, Pam Pracser. “The Life and Deaths of Minnie Compton Jackson: How the 1918 Influenza Epidemic Impacted One Franklin County Family.” Journal of Franklin County History, vol 30 (2018): 7-23.
  • Anderson, Pam. “Sgt. Charles Peterson: Gone but not Forgotten – In the Netherlands.” Journal of Franklin County History, vol. 27 (2015): 61-72.

Sample Publications:


  • Anderson, Pam Pracser, CG. “Parents for Amanda M. (Winfield) (Doty) Marquart of Orange County and Tioga County, New York.” The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, vol 154 (2023): 181-200.

  • Anderson, Pam Pracser, CG. “Isaac Lutz, Mason & Mason, of Maryland, Indiana, and Missouri: Builder of the Washington Monument of Washington County, Maryland.” Maryland Genealogical Society Journal, vol 63 (2022): 351-374.

  • Anderson, Pam Pracser, CG. “Varied Genealogical Citations in US Publications: A Multitude of Styles.” Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly, vol. 37 (Jun 2023): 19-25.

  • Anderson, Pam Pracser, CG. “Development Activities.” OnBoard: Newsletter of the Board for Certification of Genealogists, vol 27 (May 2021), 12-13.

  • Anderson, Pam. “Measuring Up: A Menu for Evaluating Business Success.” Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly, vol. 35 (Sep 2020): 23-29.

  • Anderson, Pam. “Transferable Skills: You’re Quitting Your Job to Do What?!” Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly, vol. 31 (Sep 2016): 121-125.

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