Nancy Lee Waters Lauer

4601 Centennial Lane
Ellicott City, Maryland 21042

Phone: (410) 461-2833

Business Phone: (410) 707-7505
Fax: 410.461.2833


Contact between 09:00 am to 07:00 pm Eastern Time


Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)


2010 ISFHWE Second Place winner, Category III - Original Research Story
2008 Southern California Genealogical Society Writing Contest, Category 1 - Finalist
2008 ISFHWE Third Place Winner, Category III – Original Research Story
2007 National Genealogical Society Genealogical Writing Competition, Award for Excellence: Genealogy and Family History
2007 Maryland Historical Society, Sumner A. Parker Award
1997 Heart of America Genealogical Society Award of Excellence


  • Researching Your Ancestor in Maryland
  • When a Brick Wall Crumbles onto the Wrong Path
  • You Located Your Ancestor's Village, Now What
  • Your Ancestor was a ... Occupations of our Ancestors
  • 12 Sons Named George, Naming Conventions of our Ancestors
  • Writing Your Family History
  • Demystifying Excel
  • PowerPoint for Genealogists
  • Six Sigma for Genealogists
  • Making Sense of the Census

  • Previous Engagements:

    2012 Georgia Genealogical Society
    2012 Pennsylvania Historical Society
    2011 Catonsville Genealogical Society
    2011 FGS - GSG Track
    2011 Howard County Genealogical Society
    2011 Scott County Genealogical Society
    2010 BYU Computerized Genealogy Conference
    2010 BYU Family History Conference
    2010 Ohio Genealogy Society Conference
    2010 St. Mary's Genealogical Society
    2009 Catonsville Genealogical Society
    2009 BYU Computerized Genealogy Conference
    2009 Baltimore County Genealogical Society
    2008 BYU Family History Conference
    2008 Carroll County Genealogical Society
    2008 FGS-GSG Conference
    2008 Prince George's Genealogical Society


    Nancy is an award-winning author, researcher, lecturer, and teacher. She published a book on her paternal grandmother’s family in 1996, The Huhn, Pestorf, and Steck Families (Heart of America Genealogical Society Award of Excellence). In 2006 she published a book on her husband’s family, Lauer, Borgmeier, and Bauer Families (NGS Award for Excellence). She has published several articles in the Maryland Genealogical Society Bulletin and Family Tree Magazine.

    With over 20 years experience as an IT professional Nancy is a Certified Microsoft Professional. She has developed training programs, written training manuals, and conducted training classes for an international community.

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