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TGP 39 – Blaine Bettinger, The Genetic Genealogist

Featured Guest Blaine Bettinger In this episode we hear from a leading expert in genetic genealogy. Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D., is an intellectual property attorney by day and a genetic genealogist by night. In 2007 he started The Genetic Genealogist, one of the earliest blogs on the topic. Dr. Bettinger has been interviewed and quoted on personal genomics topics…

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TGP 36 – Harold Henderson on Writing

Featured Guest Harold Henderson, CG Harold Henderson,CG(sm) has been a professional writer since 1979, a professional genealogist since 2009, and a board-certified genealogist since June 2012. He lives and works in northwest Indiana and at midwestroots.net, with a focus on northern Indiana, southwestern Michigan, and northeastern Illinois (plus feeder states including Ohio, Pennsylvania, and New…

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TGP 35 – Pat Richley-Erickson aka Dear Myrtle

Featured Guest Pat Richley-Erickson aka Dear Myrtle DearMYRTLE is the nom de plume of Pat Richley-Erickson, author of the award-winning DearMYRTLE Genealogy Blog, consistently among the top 5 family history blogs internationally, where her focus is on beginning genealogy topics. A speaker at regional and national conferences including several livestreamed videocasts at RootsTech2011, 2012 and…

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TGP 34 – Ursula Krause of Rootseekers

Featured Guest Ursula Krause Raised in the tradition of story telling, a custom which has been cultivated in her family for centuries, Ursula Krause began to become interested in the history of her ancestors as a child. Influenced by the emigration of her great-great-great-grandfather and her own long stays in the USA and Sweden, she…

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TGP 33 – Cyndi Ingle of Cyndi’s List

Featured Guest Cyndi Ingle Cyndi is the creator, owner and “webmaster” of the award-winning web site Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet, www.CyndisList.com, a categorized index to more than 330,000 online resources. In its first three years, Cyndi’s List was three times voted the best genealogy site on the World Wide Web. It…

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TGP 29 Lisa Louise Cooke – Genealogy Gems

Featured Guest Lisa Louise Cooke Lisa Louise Cooke is the owner of Genealogy Gems, a genealogy and family history multi-media company. She is producer and host of the Genealogy Gems Podcast, the popular online genealogy audio show (downloaded over 1.5 million times!), as well as the Family History: Genealogy Made Easy podcast. Both podcasts are…

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TGP 28 Ron Arons – Black Sheep Genealogy

Featured Guest Ron Arons Born in New York, Ron Arons was reared a goodie-two-shoes. Aside from four moving violations (including a “California” roll through a stop sign, doing 40 MPH in a 30 MPH zone, and driving with his brights on), Arons has never been afoul of the law. Ron worked for many years as…

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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 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…