Melissa A Johnson, CG


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Johnson, Melissa A


Melissa Johnson, CG®, is a board-certified genealogist specializing in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and British families. She focuses on genealogical research from the colonial period to the present; family history writing, editing and publishing; dual citizenship for Italy and Ireland; DNA adoption research; and lineage society applications. She is currently the Reviews Editor of Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly (APGQ), and Editor of the Genealogical Society of New Jersey Newsletter. Melissa is also on the Board of Trustees of the Genealogical Society of New Jersey (GSNJ) and the International Society for British Genealogy and Family History.


  • Course Three — Advanced Methodology & Evidence Analysis
  • Course Twelve — Intermediate DNA: Planning for and Conducting Research using DNA and Documentary Sources