Andrew likes to tell people that his interest in family history was sparked long before his birth when a 10-year-old girl danced with the Marquis de Lafayette. This and other stories created a strong sense of connection and interest in family history among that young girl’s descendants, including Andrew. Andrew grew up just outside of Washington, D.C., and spent his childhood tromping through museums, historic sites, old houses, and cemeteries. Andrew had many other interests growing up and graduated from high school with a solid foundation in math and science but decided to try something different in college and focused on his interest in family history.
Education and Training
In 1996 he graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor’s degree in family history and has been working as a professional genealogist for 30 years.
His areas of specialty include: Southern United States Genealogy Research, Canada and South America.
With over 30 years of experience as a professional genealogist, Andrew has become especially skilled at Southern U.S. research. He speaks Spanish, reads French, and has helped clients learn more about their ancestors from Canada through South America. He’s especially skilled at Southern U.S. research.
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