While many chapter members hold a variety of additional academic degrees, this roster follows the guidelines of APG and lists only those credentials directly related to genealogy.

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Members Accepting Clients and/or Speaking Engagements

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Most members research in the Washington DC metro area, but additional regional specialties are shown.

Listed by Zip Code

Zip code: 166 xx

Valerie Metzler CA, MA
114 Ruskin Drive
Altoona, PA 16602
(H) 814-940-0493
(C) 814-932-1740
E-mail:
Area of Research: CA and historian; speaks German and French; research in PA and surrounding states, and worldwide; Anabaptist, military, architectural history, oral histories, paper and photo preservation. Reads German script.

Repositories researched: National Archives, Library of Congress, DAR, Md. Archive, Library of Virginia


Zip code: 200 xx

Darcie M. Posz CG
Washington, DC 20004
(C) 202-403-7919
E-mail:
Web site: darcieposz.weebly.com
Repositories researched: National Archives, Library of Congress, DAR

Geographic, Period and Other Specialty: Japanese-American, United Kingdom, All US




Claire Bettag, CG, FUGA
1685 34th Street NW
Washington, DC 20007
(H) 202-625-2598
(C) 202-436-2121
E-mail:
Area of Research: Louisiana; France; Acadia; federal records

Repositories researched: National Archives, Library of Congress, DAR

Geographic, Period and Other Specialty: France, Louisiana

Not accepting clients, but available as a speaker/lecturer.



Renee Carl
3308 Brown St. NW
Washington, DC 20010-1811
(C) 202-297-9698
E-mail:
Web site: www.easterneuropeanmett.com
Geographic, Period and Other Specialty: Europe (Eastern)




LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson J.D., CG
Washington, D.C. 20016
E-mail:
Web site: LaBGarrettGenealogy.com
Area of Research: African Ancestored families from the South

Repositories researched: National Archives, Library of Congress, DAR

Geographic, Period and Other Specialty: African-American, Southeast, South Carolina

Not accepting clients, but available as a speaker/lecturer.

Zip code: 207 xx

Dianne Jimmink (Chapter VP)
2709 Federal Lane
Bowie 20715
(H) 301-805-5913
(C) 301-520-2227
E-mail:
Web site: Ancestrally-yours.com
Repositories researched: National Archives, Library of Congress, DAR, Md. Archive




Angela Packer McGhie, CG
9519 Kings Grant Road
Laurel, MD 20723
(H) 240-568-0881
E-mail:
Area of Research: Angela is not currently accepting client research projects, but is available as a lecturer and instructor. She is the administrator of the ProGen Study Program, and coordinator of the Intermediate Genealogy course at IGHR and the Advanced Practicum course at SLIG.

Repositories researched: National Archives, DAR

Not accepting clients, but available as a speaker/lecturer.

Zip code: 208 xx

Lorraine Minor
6610 81st Street
Cabin John, MD 20818
(H) 301-229-3515
E-mail:



Sandra MacLean Clunies CG (Chapter Representative)
401 Russell Ave. #213
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
(H) 301-670-9529
E-mail:
Web site: www.clunies.net/smc.html
Area of Research: Researcher, author, lecturer. Lineage applications. Colonial New England. Graduate and adjunct faculty NIGR, IGHR. Past member APG Board.

Repositories researched: National Archives, Library of Congress, DAR


Zip code: 209 xx

Catherine Kristiansen, M.A.
729 Dartmouth Ave.
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(H) 301-578-4133
(C) 301-221-7990
E-mail:
Web site: www.familyhistoryprofiles.com
Area of Research: Specializing in situating ancestors in their historical context, clothing bare-bone facts with relevant history from their environments and times. Fluent in Danish and French (as well as English); working understanding of several other European languages.

Geographic, Period and Other Specialty: Denmark, Europe (Northern)


Zip code: 210 xx

Nicole Gilkison LaRue
(C) 619-888-2896
E-mail:
Web site: www.genealogist-in-training.blogspot.com
Repositories researched: National Archives, Md. Archive


Zip code: 212 xx

Victoria Kinnear (Chapter President)
417 Chadford Road
Baltimore, MD 21212
(C) 443-622-8375
E-mail:
Web site: www.myancestorslivedhere.com
Area of Research: Mid-Atlantic research focusing on Baltimore, Maryland, and Lower Pennsylvania. Document retrieval from NARA, DAR, LOC, Maryland and Pennsylvania

Repositories researched: National Archives, Library of Congress, DAR, Md. Archive

Geographic, Period and Other Specialty: African-American, Revolutionary War, Civil War, Mid-Atlantic, Dist of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia


Zip code: 217 xx

Rebecca Whitman Koford, CG
5333 Pommel Drive
Mount Airy, MD 21771
(H) 301-675-1384
E-mail:
Area of Research: Research at the National Archives, Maryland State Archives and DAR Library, and lineage society applications. List of US Research lecture subjects available upon request.

Repositories researched: National Archives, Library of Congress, DAR, Md. Archive

Not accepting clients, but available as a speaker/lecturer.



Debra A. Hoffman
P.O. Box 755
New Windsor, MD 21776
E-mail:
Area of Research: Have been researching for over thirty years in Maryland. Also have research experience in the Midwest (Missouri) as well as the Southern states of Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, and Texas. Provide lectures to local libraries and genealogical societies.

Repositories researched: National Archives, Library of Congress, DAR, Md. Archive

Geographic, Period and Other Specialty: Mid-west, Maryland

Not accepting clients, but available as a speaker/lecturer.



Eileen Souza
(H) 410-549-2330
(C) 410-790-2661
E-mail:
Web site: www.oldbonesgenealogy.com
Area of Research: Old Bones Genealogy, LLC. Specialize in Carroll County, Maryland and surrounding counties. Offering tradtional research services, project managmement, organization and technology services. Can research at local Maryland courthouses and libraries.

Repositories researched: Md. Archive

Geographic, Period and Other Specialty: Maryland


Zip code: 220 xx

Kathleen Cogbill Warr
7510 Brad St.
Falls Church, VA 22042
(C) 703-901-6988
E-mail:
Web site: www.olddeadpeople.com
Area of Research: Colonial, Land Records, Library of Congress, Lineage Societies, Heir Searcher

Geographic, Period and Other Specialty: Dist of Columbia, Virginia, Arkansas




Lee James Irwin
7449 Timberock Road
Falls Church, VA 22043
(H) 703-573-2985
E-mail:
Area of Research: Research on military records from Revolutionary War, War of 1812 and Civil War. Specialize in service, pension and bounty land documents. Also specialize in German-Americans, especially Pennsylvania Dutch of Bucks, Berks, Lehigh and Lancaster counties.

Repositories researched: National Archives, Library of Congress, DAR

Geographic, Period and Other Specialty: German-American, Revolutionary War, Civil War, Pennsylvania


Zip code: 221 xx

Barry Kline (Chapter Treasurer)
PO Box 503
Merrifield, VA 22116-0503
E-mail:
Web site: www.trippinoverroots.com
Area of Research: Northern Virginia, Shenandoah Valley, Eastern West Virginia

Repositories researched: National Archives, Library of Congress, DAR, Library of Virginia

Geographic, Period and Other Specialty: Revolutionary War, Civil War, Mid-Atlantic, Dist of Columbia, Virginia, Tennessee, West Virginia




Bob Johnson CG (Chapter Secretary)
8106 Squirrel Run Road
Springfield, VA 22152
(C) 703-581-7608
E-mail:
Web site: www.swedishamericangenealogy.com
Area of Research: Specializing in Scandinavian immigration and Scandinavian research.

Repositories researched: National Archives, Library of Congress, DAR, Library of Virginia

Geographic, Period and Other Specialty: Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Southeast, Dist of Columbia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina




Darlene L. Hunter, CG
12497 Palomino Place
Woodbridge, VA 22192
(H) 703-590-8146
E-mail:
Area of Research: Research in Northern Virginia, especially Prince William, Fauquier, and Loudoun counties. Will do research at Northern Virginia courthouses.

Geographic, Period and Other Specialty: Virginia


Zip code: 223 xx

Mary Greene
(C) 571-218-5693
E-mail:
Web site: www.legacyfinders.org
Area of Research: DNA Specialist

Geographic, Period and Other Specialty: Virginia, North Carolina




Claire Kluskens JD
Web site: mysite.verizon.net/ckluskens/
Area of Research: Federal records in the National Archives

Not accepting clients, but available as a speaker/lecturer.



Kathryn C. Torpey, CG
5035 Domain Place
Alexandria, VA 22311
(H) 703-931-6059
E-mail:
Repositories researched: National Archives, Library of Congress, DAR

Geographic, Period and Other Specialty: Mid-Atlantic, Pennsylvania


Zip code: 224 xx

P. Ann Gillespie
1208 Kenmore Ave, Apt. 4
Fredricksburg, VA 22401
(H) 540-899-6210
(C) 540-735-7801
E-mail:
Web site: AnnGillespieResearch.com
Area of Research: Document retrieval - Washington DC or Richmond, VA repositories.

Repositories researched: National Archives, Library of Congress, Library of Virginia


Zip code: 225 xx

Suzanne Starling
(C) 650-996-7209
E-mail:
Area of Research: Catholic, Civil War, Colonial, Federal Records, Huguenot, Land Records, Lineage Societies, Mayflower, Military, German American, Court Records, DNA Specialist

Geographic, Period and Other Specialty: Mid-Atlantic, Dist of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, Illinois, North Carolina, New York, Pennsylvania


Zip code: 227 xx

Susan L. Bingler CG
E-mail:

Zip code: 229 xx

Shelley Murphy
36 Colonial Road
Palmyra, VA 22963
(H) 434-589-1006
(C) 434-806-7433
E-mail:
Web site: /www.facebook.com/shelleyvm
Area of Research: African-American Research, Melungeons

Repositories researched: National Archives, DAR, Library of Virginia

Geographic, Period and Other Specialty: African-American, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Illinois, West Virginia

Not accepting clients, but available as a speaker/lecturer.

Zip code: 236 xx

Kathryn Maxson
340 Harris Ave
E-mail:
Area of Research: Lecturer for beginner genealogy courses. Research specialties include lineage societies, family trees, and Revolutionary War/Civil War pension records.

Repositories researched: Md. Archive, Library of Virginia

Geographic, Period and Other Specialty: Revolutionary War, Civil War


Zip code: 951 xx

Christine Rose, CG, CGL, FASG
1474 Montelegre Drive
San Jose, CA 95120
(H) 408-268-2137
(C) 703-628-4552
E-mail:
Web site: www.christine4rose.com
Area of Research: Onsite research and methodology; military research; federal land records.

Repositories researched: National Archives, DAR, Md. Archive, Library of Virginia