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Receive research strategies and advice from a professional genealogist during your 45-minute consultation that will help you continue your own research. Your virtual genealogy consultation will allow you to have your questions answered in real-time by an expert–all from the comfort of your own home! Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.
*Consultations are currently available in English only.
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- Ukrainian, Lemko, and Carpatho-Rusyn Genealogy
- Central European Genealogy
- Eastern European Genealogy
- Mid-Atlantic & Southern United States Genealogy
Brandt is a researcher on the DNA team. He works with both DNA and traditional family history research projects in the US and Canada, and some international projects as well. His areas of expertise are:
- Unknown Parentage/Adoption DNA research
- Historic DNA Research (pre-1850)
- US Research (1850-present)
- Canada Ancestry Research (1850-present)
Michelle is a researcher on the DNA team. Michelle loves using a combination of genetic genealogy and traditional research to help clients break through genealogy brick walls. In addition to a bachelor’s degree in teaching, she holds a certificate in genealogical research. Michelle’s own diverse background has resulted in a breadth of genealogical knowledge. Her areas of specialization include:
- Genetic Genealogy (DNA)
- French Canadian/Acadian Genealogy Research
- Cherokee Genealogy Research
Paul leads the Legacy Tree genetic genealogy team. With a university degree focused on genetics and a minor in family history, Paul is at the forefront of the genealogy field. He presents family history education for live and virtual audiences around the world and is a leader in the field of genetic genealogy.
- Genetic Genealogy and DNA Research
- Sweden Genealogy, Norwegian Ancestry Research
- French Family History
- Spain, Mexico and South American Genealogy Research
Long-time professional genealogist and Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly Managing Editor, Christy Fillerup is tenacious in solving complex research problems. Her areas of expertise include utilizing indirect evidence and correlating records to find answers no one record states directly. She particularly enjoys helping clients break through the brick walls that have held them back in their research.
- US and British
- Canada and Australia
During your private consultation a professional genealogist can provide strategies for locating records from before civil registrations, offer solutions to deal with document loss, or provide tips to navigate the different parishes, townlands, and historic divisions of your ancestral places.
Whether your research has taken you to Australia or New Zealand or begins in one of those countries, our professional genealogists can help you locate necessary records available online, at libraries around the world, or through local agencies.
Whether your challenge is following the migrations of your ancestors, dealing with burnt counties, locating pre-civil registration vital records, identifying documents for ante-bellum African American ancestors (both enslaved and free), or navigating Native American rolls and census reports, a consultation with one of our professional genealogists can help you get on the right track.
Whether your challenge is determining the ancestral hometown of your ancestors due to boundary changes, locating vital records (civil and ecclesiastical) in the U.S. and the modern successor country to the ruling historical Empire, overcoming document loss, or using foreign language resources to decipher your ancestor’s heirloom documents, a consultation with one of our professional genealogists can help you get on the right track
Whether you need helping determining the ancestral town of your Scandinavian ancestors, recommendations for record collections to find out more about their lives, or deciphering records you’ve already found, our researchers can assist!
Whether you want help understanding your ethnicity estimate, advice on getting the most out of your DNA Match list, or strategies for using your DNA test results to break down your “genealogy brick walls”, our genetic genealogists are experts at using DNA to resolve research questions.
Please note, our consultations do not include discussions of health or medical information.