Genealogy Studies Program

In the Spotlight: Genealogy Roadshow’s Mary M. Tedesco

Growing Family Trees 

Professional genealogist and PBS Genealogy Roadshow host Mary M. Tedesco has traced back her own Italian ancestry to the 1500s, and greatly enjoys embarking on the same research journey for all of her clients. As a graduate of the Boston University Center for Professional Education Genealogical Research Certificate Program, Mary has turned her favorite hobby into her full-time career, having first worked as a financial analyst with a mathematics degree. Through her genealogical discoveries, Mary has uncovered vast family mysteries, helping clients connect the present with their past ancestors.

“The beauty of genealogy is that the work is never done,” says Mary. “There’s always another line to research and when you find one ancestor, there are two more behind them.”

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