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Maureen Taylor

The Photo Detective

Maureen Taylor, author of The Family Photo Detective, is an internationally recognized expert on historic photograph identification, photo preservation and family history research. The Wall Street Journal dubbed her “the nation’s foremost historical photo detective.” See More...

Lisa Alzo

Expert Genealogy Guide and Writing Coach

Lisa A. Alzo, MFA, is a freelance writer, instructor, and internationally recognized lecturer specializing in Eastern European genealogy and nonfiction writing. Lisa enjoys helping fellow genealogists and aspiring writers, and can’t wait to coach you through your research problem or writer's block. See More...

James M. Beidler

A Top Expert on German Genealogy

James M. Beidler authored The Family Tree German Genealogy Guide and Trace Your German Roots Online. He also writes the weekly newspaper column “Roots & Branches,” teaches for online Family Tree University and edits Der Kurier, journal of the Mid-Atlantic Germanic Society. See More...

Cyndi Ingle

Expert in Online Genealogy Sources

Cyndi Ingle, a genealogist for more than 36 years, is the creator of CyndisList.com; author of three books for genealogical research on the Internet; a past member of the board of directors for the National Genealogical Society; and an active member in several other genealogical groups. See More...

Darris G. Williams

Darris G. Williams, AG® Wales Darris Williams, AG, has a Bachelor degree in Family & Community History. He worked as a British reference consultant at the Family History Library for 15 years and a co-founder of the FamilySearch wiki. Darris is presently a customer development specialist, freelance genealogist and family history instructor. See More...

Luana Darby

Consultant, mentor and strategist

Luana Darby, MLIS, AG is a professional genealogist and lecturer, based in Salt Lake City, with over 35 years of experience, including onsite experience in European archives. She serves on the Association of Professional Genealogists board and is an adjunct family history instructor at BYU-Idaho.

Translates: German, French, Spanish and Latin docs. See More...

Adele Marcum

Delightful Records Expert and Mentor

Adele Marcum is a records expert with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Family History and Genealogy from Brigham Young University who has enjoyed employment at Ancestry.com and FamilySearch; as an instructor for BYU-Idaho; and as a freelance genealogist. See More...

Valerie Elkins

Researcher, Family Historian

Valerie is a professional family history researcher, presenter, writer and lover of great stories. Over 20 years experience, former International Research Consultant at the Family History Library, trainer of Family History Consultants, and consultant and researcher for several TV genealogy shows. See More...

Lara Diamond

Jewish & American Genealogy

Lara Diamond has 25 years of genealogy research experience and specializes in Jewish genealogy both in the United States and Europe. She regularly blogs her own research results to show what is possible in Eastern Europe at http://larasgenealogy.blogspot.com

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Angela Y. Walton-Raji

Genealogical Teacher, Writer, Mentor

Angela Walton-Raji is nationally known as an author, genealogist, podcaster and blogger. She hosts the weekly African Roots Podcast, and known also for her book “Black Indian Genealogy Research” first published in 1993 & revised in 2007. She currently resides in Maryland where she continues to research. See More...

Peggy Clemens Lauritzen

Accredited Genealogist, Mid-South

Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG, is an Accredited Genealogist specializing in the Mid-South and Appalachia.  With over 35 years of professional experience behind her, she loves helping others to make discoveries in their family's history.  She and her husband serve as Family History Center Directors. See More...

Dale Sheldon

The Wandering Genealogist

Dale Sheldon has studied genealogy over 25 years. His extensive private research has guided him through the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Sweden, France, Germany and Brazil. Mr. Sheldon has also worked in live theater and is currently working to create an online theater database. See More...

Nicka Smith

Let's bust down those brick walls!

Nicka Smith is a professional photographer, speaker, and documentarian with more than 17 years of experience as a genealogist. She has extensive experience in African ancestored genealogy, reverse genealogy, sharing genealogy with youth, using creative ways to document the ancestral journey. See More...

Mike Provard

Start your genealogy journey here!

Mike has 35+ years experience helping beginners get started on their genealogy journey. He has extensive knowledge of FamilySearch, the Family Tree and historical records. See More...

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