My name is Marc McDermott. I have a deep passion for
When I’m not working on Genealogy Explained, you might find me knee-deep in microfilm at the New Jersey State Archives, doing research at my local family history center, or triangulating DNA segments for the fun of it.
My aim with this site is to break down complicated topics related to family history to help fellow hobbyists discover their family histories. I also want to share the story of my own research along the way.