Kristin is a detailed and efficient researcher who is passionate about discovering and sharing the stories of your ancestors’ lives. Uncovering her own family history has been a deeply fulfilling experience, and she is honored to give this meaningful gift to you. Prior to joining Legacy Tree Genealogists, Kristin worked as a private genealogist with a focus on Pennsylvania and is focused on continually developing her skills as a professional genealogist.
Education and Training
Kristin earned a Certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University, served as a leader for the ProGen Study Group, and has continued to develop methodology and expertise through institute courses focused on topics including:
• Advanced Genealogical Methods
• Researching Women and Children
• Genealogical Documentation
• Pennsylvania Germans
• Advanced DNA Analysis
• Advanced Evidence Analysis Practicum
• African American Research
Kristin enjoys challenging research projects which involve correlating indirect or negative evidence and telling the stories of women, children, African Americans, and Native Americans. She researches all over the United States with a key geographic specialty in Pennsylvania, where many of her own ancestors lived since the 1700s. Kristin loves delighting clients, exceeding expectations, and creating personalized family history projects as a legacy to impact your family for generations to come.
Kristin joined Legacy Tree Genealogists in 2021 after several years of working with genealogy clients as an independent researcher. With an education degree and years of teaching experience, Kristin also loves providing interactive and engaging presentations to genealogy groups and serving as tour guide in her historic hometown of Lititz, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. She and her husband enjoy being parents to their three amazing high school and college-age kids.
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