Hiring Professional Genealogical Researchers
There are many good reasons to seek professional assistance in a family history research project. The NYG&B maintains a list of professional genealogists who have agreed to have their names, credentials, areas of specialty, and contact information listed here.
Working with a Professional
Researchers Located in the United States (Listed Alphabetically)
Laura H. Congleton
Specializes in military history, lineage societies, NYC (especially Brooklyn), vital records, probate, land records, and naturalizations. Member of the Genealogical Speakers Guild and available to speak at conferences and seminars.
35 Pierrepont Street, Apt. 1-C, Brooklyn, NY 11201-3359
Laura Murphy DeGrazia, CG, FGBS
Specializing in New Amsterdam/New York City Dutch and Huguenot history and genealogy; wills and deeds, all eras, for NYC, Nassau, and Westchester Counties. Historical newspaper searches.
170 W 74th St, Apt 302, New York, NY 10023-2351
Mary Ann DiNapoli
Specializes in Brooklyn and Manhattan, 1850-1925.
27 Douglass Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231
Charles Thomas Galbraith
Former Genealogist General, NSSAR
Specializes in A-List Lineage society application research and preparation.
247 West 15th St., 1-D, New York, NY 10011-6439
Expert in New York City research across all time periods, from the Dutch colonial era to the 20th century; author of New York City Municipal Archives: An Authorized Guide for Family Historians; former contributing editor to the NYG&B Record; former editor of the Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine; and the American Society of Genealogists' scholar for 2011.
40 West 88th Street, Apt. 3B, New York, NY 10024
Roger D. Joslyn, CG, FASG, FGBS
Specializes in New York and New York City research, due diligence, missing heirs, probate.
501 East 87th Street, New York, NY 10128-7665
Suzanne McVetty, CG, FGBS
Specializes in New York City and Long Island historical research; due diligence, missing heirs, probate; Irish and American-Irish.
15 Titus Avenue, Carle Place, NY 11514
Specializes in German-Americans in New York City.
205 East 73 St. Apt #16, New York, NY 10021
Clare McVickar Ward
Specializes in Genealogical/Heraldic research USA, British Isles, Germany, Holland, and Italy. Petitions to the College of Arms; compilation of family histories; illuminated pedigree charts and armorial paintings.
100 Birch Drive, Shrewsbury, NJ 07702-4711
Jane E. Wilcox
Member APG; B.A. history and English, M.S. journalism. Host of The Forget-Me-Not Hour radio show. Specializes in Hudson Valley from New York City and Long Island to Albany and beyond, and hard to crack cases from any time period.
P.O. Box 4333, Kingston, NY 12402;
Researchers Located in Other Countries
Sharon DeBartolo Carmack, CG, MFA in Narrative Nonfiction Writing
Warren, Carmack & Associates
358 South 700 East, #603, Salt Lake City, UT 84102
Specializes in genealogical literary services and publishing: writing, mentoring, and editing of family histories, memoirs, biographies; book layout, design, indexing, publishing, and order fulfillment; also U.S., Irish, and Italian research.
Andrew J. Witter, Freelance Translator
Specializes in English translations from German, Dutch, Swedish, Danish, and Norwegian.
2056 255th Street, Donnellson, Iowa 52625-9679
319-835-3960; Fax: 319-835-5429 (please phone first)
Association of Professional Genealogists
FASG: Fellow of The American Society of Genealogists
FGBS: Fellow of the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society
FSA Scot: Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland
Amendments to this List
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