Looking for answers about your family’s history can often be a daunting task.  Knowing where to look and what resources to help untangle the unknown facts about your ancestors’ lives is where I can help.  I utilize both traditional and genetic genealogy methods to help you find your ancestors’ roots.

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Down in the Valley

History, Resources, and Happenings in the Shenandoah Valley

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Genetic Genealogy

Explore the use of DNA as a component of genealogical research.

Trippin' Over Roots Blog

A blog untangling my family’s genealogy using various research strategies and methods.

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Research Services

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