Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Norman Edgar Wright

Thirty-two years ago on May 21, 1983, the Questing Heirs Genealogical Society of Long Beach presented a seminar which featured well-known genealogist Norman Edgar Wright.

photo: QHGS Archives

Mr. Wright, who passed away in 1996, was an Associate Professor at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah. An author of several books, he is best known for the volume Building an American Pedigree: A Study in Genealogy which is still available today on the Amazon website. In 1983 he gave two lectures to QHGS seminar attendees: “Migration Routes and Settlement Patterns” and “Naturalization and Citizenship.”

RESEARCH TIP: Many of Mr. Wright's books have been digitized and are available on the FamilySearch website. Click the “Books” tab, type his name, Norman Edgar Wright, in the search box, and read to your heart’s content.

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