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Diana Crisman Smith

Smith Genealogy Services

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Diana Crisman Smith is Treasurer of ISFHWE (International Society of Family History Writers and Editors); Founding Member of Great Lakes Chapter of APG; Treasurer of the Genealogical Speakers Guild; Treasurer of Florida State Genealogical Society; and past Director of APG. She was a lay volunteer at the local Family History Center for more than twenty years. She has presented family research topics to a variety of organizations across the US (and at sea) for more than twenty years. She has written for print and online publications including APG Quarterly, NGS Magazine, Genealogical Computing, Digital Genealogist, Journal of Online Genealogy, Heritage Quest, Everton's, and others. After concluding a career in software consulting, she now dedicates her time to genealogy for herself and clients. She currently teaches courses online at Family Tree University (Land Record 101; Using US Census Records; Using City Directories; Using US Military Records; Scandinavian Basics and Civil War Records Research), and the National Institute for Genealogical Studies (Research: Danish Ancestors).

Service Description:
Services include speaking, writing, editing, teaching and researching. Lectures may be solo, or in a "he said/she said" format with husband Gary M. Smith. Smith Genealogy Services researches for clients, following leads across the US and Europe as needed.

Academic Degrees:
BA (Economics & Business)

Research Specialty:
Cartographic ; Civil War ; Emigration & Immigration ; Land Platting ; Land Records ; Lutherans ; Military ; Heir Searcher ; Neighborhood Reconstruction ; Quakers ; Scandinavian American

Time Period Specialty:
18th Century ; 19th Century ; 20th Century

Geographic Specialty:
CT ; IL ; IN ; IA ; NE ; OH ; New England ; South ; Midwest ; Cleveland ; Denmark ; Scandinavia

Service Categories:
Columnist ; Editor ; Instructor ; Lecturer/Seminars ; Project Management ; Author/Writer

Danish for genealogy ; English and some French

Accepts Clients:

PO Box 152987
Cape Coral
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Day Phone:
(440) 281-6288

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