I am a professional genealogist and split my time between Cape Cod and Sarasota.

My focus is genetic genealogy and family research. I have a BS in Biochemistry and have completed extensive coursework in genealogy and genetic genealogy. I hold a Certificates from Boston University in Genealogy Research and Excelsior College in Genetic Genealogy.

I lecture and conduct research specializing in genetic genealogy and New England research. I am experienced in DNA analysis, including  Chromosome Mapping and Visual Phasing of Chromosomes. I am also experienced in solving brick walls and adoptions using DNA and Family history research.

I currently co-lead the DNA Discussion Group of the Cape Cod Genealogical Society.

Genealogy Education:

  • Gen-Fed Program at the National Archives, Washington D.C., 2018
  • Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh – Chromosome Mapping, 2018
  • ProGen 30
  • Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh – Advanced Genetic Genealogy, 2017
  • Excelsior College – Genetic Genealogy, 2017
  • VIGR – Third Party Tools for Genetic Genealogists, 2016
  • VIGR – Strategies for Finding Your Irish Ancestors, 2016
  • VIGR – Understanding Autosomal DNA, 2016
  • VIGR – Genetic Genealogy for Professional Genealogists, 2016
  • VIGR – Digging in Federal Land Records, 2016
  • DAR – DNA for DAR, 2016
  • Boston University – Certificate in Genealogy Research, 2015
  • Boston University – Genealogical Essentials, 2015
  • NGS – The Basics; Genetic Genealogy; Guide to Documentation; 2015
  • NEHGS – Irish Genealogical Research: Sources and Methods, 2015
  • DAR – Genealogical Education Program Courses 1-3, 2013

Memberships:

  • National Genealogical Society (NGS)
  • Association of Professional Genealogists (APG)
  • New England Association of Professional Genealogists (NEAPG)
  • New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS)
  • Wisconsin Historical Society (WHS)
  • Massachusetts Society of Genealogists (MSOG)
  • Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)
  • Cape Cod Genealogical Society (CCGS)
  • Genealogical Society of Sarasota (GSS)
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