Genealogical Research and Family Histories
40 Horse Pasture Lane, PO Box 1386, Thornton, NH 03285-1386
Thanks for visiting my little corner of the web. Here you will find information
about genealogical research in New Hampshire and
links to some excellent resources. I will do my best to answer your questions
about my qualifications, knowledge base, research specialization and fee
structure on this website. Should you have any questions, you can always contact
me via E-mail or by calling
My primary area of
research includes all of the state of New Hampshire.
the rest of this page I have provided links to the various sites of the
organizations referenced. Just click on the highlighted text for details.
Memberships and Associations
Fees and Expenses
I work on retainer and my current
hourly rate is $50.00.
Each client is asked to forward a retainer for the number of
hours he or she wishes to authorize. Typically, 50-60% of my time is devoted to
research and document analysis and the remainder to report preparation following research.
is charged at my current hourly rate plus expenses.
records and resources are unavailable to the "long-distance"
researcher. Often I will work with an out-of-state genealogist who is familiar
with the local resources. Genealogical research however, often requires an on-site visit. Terms for on-site research are quoted on a case-by-case basis.
Seminars and Workshops
I have spoken on
numerous occasions to genealogical societies and interested groups.
Individual workshops can be designed for your group. Please contact me for
details. Topics include, but are not limited to:
Genealogical Research: When
the Trail Turns Cold
1790 Census: Fleshing Out the
Families of 1790 New England
the Tree: A Beginner’s Guide
to Genealogical Research
Those Courthouse Jitters
Records: Ancestors in
Records: What Did They Mean
Published “Official Records”:
Profiling Your Civil War Soldier
Hampshire Ancestors: Online
Neglected Sources: New Paths
to Genealogical Success
Records: Enough to Wake the
Neighbor’s Diary: Buried in
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