B_Douglas_Conley_Facebook_Pg_RGBB Douglas Conley is a fourth generation family historian, native of Texas, and resident of Brooklyn, New York. As President of the Workmen’s Circle school for Jewish education in New York City, Conley was a speaker, instructor of Yiddish language and Jewish Eastern European culture in America. Conley, who is non-Jewish, has been married for over 30 years to his wife of Eastern European Jewish heritage. Recently he spoke at the City University of New York on literacy among Virginian women from 1765 to 1800. Most recently, in February of 2015, he spoke on researching infamous family members at the Rootstech genealogy conference in Salt Lake City. In addition to client work, he is currently engaged in two surveys: EmilyBrianIrish and Jewish intermarriage in America; and slave overseers in the Northern Neck of Virginia, from settlement to 1800. Conley is an active member of the New York Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, the National Genealogical Society and the Irish Family History Forum.

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