Professional Directory

CG and Certified Genealogist are service marks of the Board for Certification of Genealogists, used under license by board certificants after periodic competency evaluation, and the board name is registered in the US Patent & Trademark Office.

Lee Arnold
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
215-732-6200 x237
Specialties: Southeast Pennsylvania
Accepts Clients? Yes

Dennis Bauer
Specialties: Donauschwaben (German-Hungarian)
Accepts Clients? No

Dawn Carson
Specialties: NJ, PA, Mid-Atlantic, Philadelphia 
Accepts Clients? Yes

Dorothy J. Clark
Clark Research Services
1018 Winfield Ct.
Lansdale, PA 19446-4363
Services: Professional genealogist with over 30 years' experience. Family research; church, cemetery and old house photography; lineage society documentation research and application preparation.
Specialties: Montgomery and Bucks Co., and neighboring counties. Experienced in colonial German families and can read old German script and Latin records. Member of GSP, APG, and NGS and local historical societies. 
Accepts Clients? Yes

Patricia Cottrell
Accepts Clients? No

Susan Gray Detweiler
Specialties: Pennsylvania German, Mid-Atlantic Lutheran archives
Accepts Clients? Yes

Donn Devine, CG, FNGS
Specialties: Ireland, Delaware, Genetic Genealogy (DNA)
Accepts Clients? Yes (Limited, for consultation only

Donna Diaz
Specialties: Philadelphia, PA; Indiana State 
Accepts Clients? No

Sydney Cruice Dixon
Specialties: Military Records
Accepts Clients? Yes

Susan Evans
Specialties: Lineage (DAR),  PA Courthouses, BSA Genealogy Merit Badge
Accepts Clients? Yes

Michael Hait, CG and "Planting the Seeds" Blog
Services: Specializing in kinship determination, complex evidence analysis, Maryland research, and African American genealogy.
Accepts Clients? Yes

Dean Henry
Services: Family Pearl's mission is to strengthen families through the use of genealogical research; oral history and media recording; and family outreach. Specialties include African American Family Research, Photo and Audio digitization, and related Technology Assistance.
Accepts Clients? Yes

Sandra M. Hewlett, CG (Certified since 2001)
Certified Genealogist 
Specialties: Problem-solving; multi-generational genealogy studies; research consultations. Available for onsite research at: Chester, Delaware and Montgomery County records offices; Friends Library, Swarthmore; Philadelphia record centers including the Historical Society of Pennsylvania and Philadelphia City Archives; and the Pennsylvania State Archives, Harrisburg. Expertise with English records and online records. In Greater London on annual research trips.
Accepts Clients? Yes

Karen S. Higgins
803 E. Boot Road, D15 West Chester, PA 19380
Accepts Clients? No

Joyce Homan
Specialties: Philadelphia and Cambria counties; Carpatho-Rusyn research
Accepts Clients? No

Claire E. Keenan
Bloodlines Genealogical Research Service
Specialties: Philadelphia, New Jersey, New York City, Ireland
Accepts Clients? Yes

Lora Kline
Services: Research, teach and coach. 
Specialties: New England, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois. Boston University Genealogy Research course graduate
Accepts Clients? Yes

Dennis R. Levine
484-722-8049 or 484-798-8864
Services: Conduct research in Pennsylvania repositories
Specialties: Sweden, Pennsylvania, New England, and migration westward to Midwestern states
Accepts Clients? Yes

Nancy Menton Lyons

36 Waterloo Court Hockessin, DE.
Education: University of Delaware; National Genealogical Society Home Study Course; Institute of Genealogy & Historical Research, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama; Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh
Specialties: Delaware Research, Delaware-Irish Research
Accepts Clients? No

Kathleen P. McVeigh
Specialties: Timelines & putting ancestors in historical context. Founding member of APG Philadelphia Area Chapter; member of HSP, GSP, APG, and NGS. A graduate of AMERICAN GENEALOGY: A Basic Course (NGS) and of NIGR. 
Accepts Clients? No

Norman Doug Nicol, Ph.D.
Specialties: All types of records for all periods for the following areas: Northeast PA, England, Scotland, Germany plus reading old handwriting in English, Scots, German and Latin.  Certification in Scottish Family History Studies, University of Stirling, Scottland.
Accepts Clients? Yes

Barbara Pilvin, MLS, MA or
Librarian II, Social Science and History
Department, Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
AB (Smith College) in French and History (American and European); MA with Ph.D. pre-dissertation credits in French and History (Yale)
Specialties: Mid-Atlantic and New England, Jewish, European, African American and West Indian
Accepts Clients? No

Michael Ramage, JD, CG
Services: Forensic Genealogy
Accepts Clients? Yes

Christine Roberts
Roberts Research Services
Specialties: Pennsylvania, New York, England, Lineage Societies
Accepts Clients? Yes

Angela Rodesky
Specialties: DE, DC, IN, KS, MD, MO, TN
‚ÄčAccepts Clients? Yes

Carol M. Sheaffer
Services: Lectures, Research, Consultation
Specialties: NJ (Central and southern)
Accepts Clients? Yes

Kevin E. Shue
230 N. President Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603
Services: Instructor, available for presentations on a variety of topics, research trip organizer and leader, genealogy conference planner.
Specialties: Pennsylvania, Irish and Scots-Irish genealogy and heritage. 
Accepts Clients? Yes (through 

Frank Southcott

Education: BS, MBA, Certificate in Genealogical Research, Boston University
Specialties: Specializing in, but not limited to, the colonial boundaries of Chester County, Pennsylvania genealogical research to include modern day Delaware County. 
Services: Family histories, kinship determinations, tax and deed research. British Isle research experienced.
Accepts Clients? Yes

Constance A. Taylor
Education: BS in Education, MS in Education
Specialties: Colonial America, mid-Atlantic states, Bucks County, PA; lineage societies
Accepts Clients? Yes

Frances W. Waite
90 Locust Trail
Newville, PA 17241
Education: BS in Education from Shippensburg University, with masters degree work at Kutztown University, plus 25 years as Library Assistant at Bucks County Historical Society. 
Services: Genealogical problem solving with over 30 years' experience as a professional genealogist for all time periods in Bucks, Lehigh, Northampton, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties, plus nearby areas of Southeastern Pennsylvania, and across the Delaware River. 
Accepts Clients? Yes

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