May 24, 2022

Summer is fast approaching and now is the time to start planning our summer’s research trips. Planning ahead will make your trip run more smoothly. Check to see where records are kept and times the place you’re visiting is open. Its never more frustrating than to get there and find out they’re only open on certain days and certain hours. Make sure you check those hidden records such as tax records, probate files, newspapers, etc. Happy hunting this summer!!

January 15, 2022

A new year is upon us! Just finished taking a course on “DNA DREAMERS: Writing a Proof Argument” through Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy. It helped advance my writing skills! I also published my first book “History of Perth, Kansas” right before Christmas. This book tells about a small town in Kansas that slowing disappearing and how it became an incorporated town. Included in the book is genealogy on some of the families that lived there before and now. Hope you’ll take a look at it on

March 30, 2020

The coronvirus finds us all staying home to protect ourselves and others. This is a great time to work on our family history. Many sites have free databases during this trying time to help keep us preoccupied. Have you found your family ancestry yet? I’m glad to help in any way

January 18, 2020

Just returned from a week at Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy. It is necessary to keep learning and improving my skills to do the best I can for my clients and family. A great place learn specific skills and information for researching.

Sept. 25, 2019

New Census records for Grant County, Kansas are on Family Search. Check them out!

August 26, 2019

I don’t know if you had heard but the Federation of Genealogical Societies and the National Genealogical Society are in the talks of merging the two into one powerful Society. You can read more at

July 25, 2019

Welcome to my website! Researching family history has become my passion. I enjoy looking for that elusive family or family member that we know is out there but can’t find. I love to find more about a person than just when they born and when they died. As genealogist call it “putting meat on the bones”.