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TGP 26 Thomas MacEntee – The Genealogy Ninja

Featured Guest Thomas MacEntee What happens when a “tech guy” with a love for history gets laid off during The Great Recession of 2008? You get, Thomas MacEntee, a genealogy professional who’s also a blogger, educator, author, social media connector, marketer, network builder and more. Thomas was laid off after a 25-year career in the…

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TGP 25 Yvette Hoitink – Dutch Genealogy

Featured Guest Yvette Hoitink Yvette Hoitink is a professional genealogist in the Netherlands. Her company, Dutch Genealogy Services, specializes in helping people from all over the world find their ancestors in the Netherlands. Most of her clients are descendants of emigrants who left the Netherlands in the 19th and 20th century but she also helps…

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TGP 24 Helen Smith – Medical Research & Genealogy

Featured Guest Helen V. Smith Helen has been researching her family since 1986 when her mother lamented the fact she had never known her grandfather, George Howard Busby. Helen found some information and a newspaper photo of him, was hooked and has been addicted ever since with research in Australia, England, Wales and Ireland. She…

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TGP 23 Kathleen Brandt – Military Research

Featured Guest Kathleen Brandt Kathleen Brandt is a Professional International Genealogist and Consultant and is a published freelance writer for genealogy magazines and columns. She is the author of the a3Genealogy educational and skill building blog that explores various cultural and ethnic folk life, traditions, history, and genealogy research tips. Utilizing twenty years of experience…

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TGP 22 The ProGen Study Group with Angela McGhie

Featured Guest Angela Packer McGhie – A Discussion of the ProGen Study Group This week instead of speaking with an individual genealogy professional we are focusing on the ProGen Study Group in order to provide our listeners with more information about the program. Here is a brief description of the program taken from the ProGen…

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TGP 21 Jane Wilcox – New York Research

Featured Guest Jane E. Wilcox Jane E. Wilcox is a genealogical researcher, writer, editor, lecturer, and radio show host, with more than forty years of genealogy experience. She owns Forget-Me-Not Ancestry in Kingston, N.Y. and is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) and the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society (NYG&B) Education Committee….

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TGP 20 Cathi Desmarais – Vermont Research

Featured Guest Cathi Becker Wiest Desmarais, CG Cathi is a full-time professional genealogist and owner of Stone House Historical Research, established in 2008. In addition to family history research, Cathi works on U.S. Army military repatriation cases, finding next-of-kin and family DNA donors for unrecovered soldiers from past wars. She also locates missing or unknown…

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TGP 19 Eileen O’Duill – Probate Research

Featured Guest Eileen Ó Dúill Eileen Ó Dúill, has been a professional Irish genealogist since 1990, specializing in legal and probate genealogical research. She is currently the only Certified Genealogist in Ireland. She is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and served on the board of the as the International Trustee for Britain…

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TGP 18 Lorine McGinnis Schulze – Focus on New Netherland

Featured Guest Lorine McGinnis Schulze Lorine McGinnis Schulze is a Canadian genealogist who has been involved in the fields of genealogy and history for more than thirty years. Lorine is the creator and owner of the Olive Tree Genealogy website  and several other websites, all bringing free genealogical content online for genealogists and historians. Lorine…

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TGP 17 Luana Darby – Serving Professionals

Featured Guest Luana Darby Luana Darby grew up listening to her grandmother’s stories about growing up in Kansas in the early 1900s. This piqued her interest and developed into a passion to learn more about her roots, which turned into a successful business helping others find and tell their story. Luana received a bachelor’s degree…

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TGP 16 Fiona Fitzsimons – Irish Research

Featured Guest Fiona Fitzsimons Fiona is a founder and Director of Eneclann, a Trinity College Campus Company established in 1998, that specialises in history and heritage services. As Eneclann’s Research director, she plays a key role in developing and ensuring quality in the company’s digital publications and the online resources at findmypast.ie and www.irishorigins.com In…

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TGP 15 Rebecca Whitman Koford – Maryland Research

Featured Guest Rebecca Whitman Koford, CG Rebecca Whitman Koford, CG is a professional genealogist in American research with special emphasis in Maryland. She has been interested in genealogy ever since the age of five, when she could read her parents’ collection of old handwritten family group sheets. Rebecca has been taking clients and lecturing since…