About Me

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Experience:

Actively researching in Upstate New York since 1995.  Extensive experience in Onondaga, Madison, Montgomery and surrounding counties.  Particular interest in Germans to New York including Palatine immigrants to the Mohawk Valley in the early-mid 1700s and Alsace-Lorraine immigrants to Manlius in early-mid 1800s.

Published Author:

The Mohawk Valley Ehles and Allied Families, publ. 2003, documenting over 4200 descendants of three early Ehle immigrants to Montgomery County, NY.  908 pgs.

Professional Education and Conferences:

  • National Genealogical Society (NGS):
    • American Genealogy Home Study Course, completed 2014
    • NGS Richmond – BCG Putting Skills to Work workshop, 2014
  • Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG):
    • Researching New York, Resources and Strategy, 2014
    • Getting Started in Genetic Genealogy, 2015
    • Advanced DNA Analysis Techniques for Genetic Genealogy, 2016
  • Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP):
    • Determining Kinship Reliably with the GPS, 2014
    • Advanced Land Research (Sayre & Sayre), 2015
    • Advanced Research Methods (Jones), 2015
  • Institute of Genealogical & Historical Research (IGHR):
    • Genealogy as a Profession, 2013
    • Military Records I, 2014
    • Advanced Methodology & Evidence Analysis (Russell), 2015
  • Forensic Genealogy Institute (FGI):
    • Advanced Genetic Genealogy and Unknown Parentage Cases, 2015
  • Roots Tech, 2013
  • Association of Professional Genealogists:
    • Professional Management Conference, 2013, 2015
  • Palatines to America, 2013
  • New York State Family History Conference, 2013, 2015

Memberships:

  • Association of Professional Genealogists (APG)
  • National Genealogical Society (NGS)
  • New York Genealogical & Biographical Society (NYG&B)
  • New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS)
  • Central New York Genealogical Society (CNYGS)
  • Palatines to America (PalAm)