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
larnold@hsp.org
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
215-732-6200 x237
Specialties: Southeast Pennsylvania
Accepts Clients? Yes


Dennis Bauer
donauschwaben@gmail.com
215-945-9089
Specialties: Donauschwaben (German-Hungarian)
Accepts Clients? No


Dawn Carson
rmc82_2000@yahoo.com
856-663-8371
Specialties: NJ, PA, Mid-Atlantic, Philadelphia 
Accepts Clients? Yes


Dorothy J. Clark
Clark Research Services
1018 Winfield Ct.
Lansdale, PA 19446-4363
215-869-2552
GenieDot@aol.com
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
cottrellfp@gmail.com
856-607-6300
Accepts Clients? No


Susan Gray Detweiler
sdetweiler@aol.com
215-621-7064
Specialties: Pennsylvania German, Mid-Atlantic Lutheran archives
Accepts Clients? Yes


Donn Devine, CG, FNGS
donndevine@aol.com
302-656-7233
Specialties: Ireland, Delaware, Genetic Genealogy (DNA)
Accepts Clients? Yes (Limited, for consultation only


Donna Diaz
cranesfootchart@aol.com
215-620-4170
Specialties: Philadelphia, PA; Indiana State 
Accepts Clients? No


Sydney Cruice Dixon
sdixongenealogy@gmail.com
610-993-0504
Specialties: Military Records
Accepts Clients? Yes


Susan Evans
evans_se@verizon.net
610-622-1899
Specialties: Lineage (DAR),  PA Courthouses, BSA Genealogy Merit Badge
Accepts Clients? Yes


Michael Hait, CG
michael.hait@hotmail.com
http://www.haitfamilyresearch.com and "Planting the Seeds" Blog
Services: Specializing in kinship determination, complex evidence analysis, Maryland research, and African American genealogy.
Accepts Clients? Yes


Dean Henry
dean@familypearl.com
http://www.familypearl.com
484-318-8756
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
shewlett@verizon.net 
610-933-4211
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
Karen808@comcast.net
610-719-9880
Accepts Clients? No


Joyce Homan
Joyce.E.Homan@gmail.com
215-756-3679
Specialties: Philadelphia and Cambria counties; Carpatho-Rusyn research
Accepts Clients? No


Claire E. Keenan
Bloodlines Genealogical Research Service
bloodlines@comcast.net
www.bloodlines.biz
609-993-6000
Specialties: Philadelphia, New Jersey, New York City, Ireland
Accepts Clients? Yes


Lora Kline
lorak@comcast.net
609-206-1842
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

dlevine@comcast.net
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.
nancyml@comcast.net
302-234-0460
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
kpmcveigh@comcast.net
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.

ndnicol@epix.net
570-639-1339
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

pilvin@freelibrary.org or barbarapilvin@gmail.com
Librarian II, Social Science and History
Department, Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine St., Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-686-5396
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
ForensicGenealogist.Pro
flugelhornguy@gmail.com
www.forensicgenealogist.pro
484-437-8827
Services: Forensic Genealogy
Accepts Clients? Yes


Christine Roberts
Roberts Research Services
robertsresearchservices@gmail.com
215-208-1921
Specialties: Pennsylvania, New York, England, Lineage Societies
Accepts Clients? Yes


Angela Rodesky
arodesky@gmail.com
sweetteatartlemonsandmemories.blogspot.com
913-702-6489
Specialties: DE, DC, IN, KS, MD, MO, TN
‚ÄčAccepts Clients? Yes


Carol M. Sheaffer
CShea70655@aol.com
609-896-0286
Services: Lectures, Research, Consultation
Specialties: NJ (Central and southern)
Accepts Clients? Yes

Kevin E. Shue
Kevin.Shue@lancasterhistory.org
http://www.lancasterhistory.org
230 N. President Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603
717-392-4633
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 LancasterHistory.org) 


Frank Southcott

Education: BS, MBA, Certificate in Genealogical Research, Boston University
ancestralpursuits@gmail.com
610-220-7926
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
connie@taylorgenealogyresearch.com
www.TaylorGenealogyResearch.com
267-242-8035
Specialties: Colonial America, mid-Atlantic states, Bucks County, PA; lineage societies
Accepts Clients? Yes

Frances W. Waite
SEPAfran@aol.com
90 Locust Trail
Newville, PA 17241
717-776-8432 
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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