J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA
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J. Mark Lowe has been researching families for more than 40 years. He grew up in Tennessee with extensive family roots in Kentucky. He has travelled extensively in both states and enjoys sharing his love of genealogy and the joy of research with others including some historic reenacting.
As a researcher and lecturer, Lowe enjoys working with Genealogical groups and professional organizations. He was President of the of the Association of Professional Genealogists, former Vice President and Secretary of the Federation of Genealogical Societies,
Mark is Vice President of the Southern Kentucky Genealogical Society. In the process of teaching others, Mark builds his own skills and insight for research. His experience as a Classroom Teacher, Principal and Professional Researcher provides a different perspective for each research problem.
Mark lives in Robertson County, Tennessee which lies in Northern Middle Tennessee along the Kentucky border. With family history in both states, a knowledge of the interaction of citizens along borders helps Mark resolve difficult issues using often overlooked records. As a national and regional speaker, he has brought these areas of expertise along with his unique humor and southern style to many diverse audiences.
He is an instructor for the IGHR (Samford University), SLIG (UGA), and RIGSA and was awarded the Grahame T. Smallwood Jr. Award by APG in 2007.
As the Director of the Regional In-depth Genealogical Studies Alliance (RIGS Alliance), Mark has developed and directed week-long interactive learning sessions and hands-on research focusing on original documents and manuscripts at regional archives. In 2002, the RIGS Alliance, in cooperation with the National Archives - Southeast Region, conducted their first workshop in Atlanta, focusing on Federal Records of the Southeast U.S. RIGS Alliance alternates workshops between the Southeast Region (Atlanta/Morrow GA) and the Southwest Region. (Ft. Worth, TX) Mark has published articles and reviews in the Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly (APGQ), SPEAK! (Genealogical Speakers Guild newsletter), The National Genealogical Society Quarterly (NGSQ), The North Carolina Genealogical Society Quarterly, The Longhunter (Southern Ky. Genealogical Society), The Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society Quarterly and other local society publications. His own publications include Robertson County Tennessee Marriage Book 2, 1859-1873 and Pioneer Cemetery (Bowling Green, Ky.)
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