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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 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 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…

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TGP 13 Leslie Brinkley Lawson – Forensic Genealogist

Featured Guest Leslie Brinkley Lawson Leslie Brinkley Lawson, full-time professional genealogist, specializes in forensic genealogy (missing & unknown heirs, probate research), providing due diligence and kinship determinations. Clients include attorneys, executors, guardians, banks, probate firms, private clients. She is a regional and national speaker. As a forensic genealogist Leslie Lawson has completed genealogy research for…

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TGP 12 LaDonna Garner – Reaching Out to Clients

Featured Guest LaDonna Garner, CG LaDonna Garner, CG is a historic preservationist, researcher, and volunteer focusing in the Southeastern Missouri area. She is the St. Louis Genealogical Society’s African American Special Interest Group Leader, and a member of several organizations including the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Association for Gravestone Studies and the National Trust…

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TGP 11 Israel Pickholtz – Jewish Genealogy in Israel

Featured Guest Israel Pickholtz Israel Pickholtz – A Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-born genealogist who has been living in Israel since 1973. His personal research includes single-surname research in Galicia (formerly Austria, now Ukraine) as well as families from Slovakia, Poland, Belarus, Hungary and later in the US, UK and Israel. From there he developed skills relating to…

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TGP 10 Michael Strauss – Diversifying Services

Featured Guest Michael Strauss, AG Michael L. Strauss, AG – Professional Genealogist, Author, and Lecturer — is an Accredited Genealogist for the Eastern States Region with the International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists (ICAPGEN). A native of Pennsylvania and a resident of Virginia, he has been an avid genealogist for more than 30…

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TGP 8 Linda Woodward Geiger – New England Roots

Featured Guest Linda Woodward Geiger, CG, CGL Linda Woodward Geiger is an associate of the Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG), holding credentials as a Certified Genealogist (sm) and as a Certified Genealogical Lecturer (sm). She is a nationally known speaker, author, and historical researcher. She has spoken at genealogy conferences and seminars in over…