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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 14 Carol Baxter – Writing for a Wide Audience

Featured Guest Carol Baxter Pursuing thieves and murderers through the ages is just an average day for the history detective, Carol Baxter. Like Dr Who, she hunts ordinary individuals who unwittingly had such an extraordinary impact on their world that the consequences changed the course of history; then she brings their stories to life as…

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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 9 Shauna Hicks – Genealogy Down Under

Featured Guest Shauna Hicks Shauna Hicks has been tracing her own family history since 1977 and worked in government for over 35 years in libraries and archives in Brisbane, Canberra and Melbourne. Since retiring, she has written a number of family history guides and is a regular speaker at genealogy cruises, conferences and seminars. She…

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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…

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TGP 6: Kathryn Lake Hogan – The Canadian Genealogist

Featured Guest Kathryn Lake Hogan Kathryn Lake Hogan is the professional genealogist, author and educator behind LOOKING4ANCESTORS, the research business she started in 2007. A graduate of the National Institute of Genealogical Studies where she studied Canadian and English genealogy, Kathryn has earned the Professional Learning Certificate in Genealogical Studies. She has completed the ProGen…

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TGP 1: Lisa Alzo – Genealogy Speaker and Writer

Featured Guest Lisa Alzo Lisa A. Alzo, M.F.A., is a freelance writer, instructor, and internationally recognized lecturer, specializing in Slovak/Eastern European genealogical research, writing your family history, and using the Internet to trace female and immigrant ancestors. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition from West Virginia Wesleyan College in 1987 and a…