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Kimberly T. Powell

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Kimberly is a genealogical researcher, author, editor and volunteer. She is past President of the Association of Professional Genealogists, has served on its Professional Development Committee since 2011, and established APG's educational webinar series in 2012. She also served as assistant director for the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (2013 2014) and webmaster for the Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society from 2006 2016.

Kimberly was the Genealogy Expert with ( from 2000 2016 and is the author of several books, including most recently The Everything Guide to Online Genealogy, 3rd edition (Adams Media, 2014). She has also contributed to several popular genealogy magazines, including BBC's Who Do You Think You Are?, Family Tree Magazine, and the Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly. Kimberly is co-coordinator for the Confusion to Conclusion: Writing Proof Arguments course at the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP) and a former co-coordinator of the Advanced Evidence Analysis Practicum at the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG). She is also an instructor at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR), as well as GRIP and SLIG.

Kimberly specializes in family history research in southwestern Pennsylvania, plus North and South Carolina, France, and England. She has extensive experience at full-family genealogies, including immigrant families, branching out through multiple states, countries, and time periods.

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BU Certificate in Gen Research

Research Specialty:
African American ; Civil War ; Colonial ; Land Platting ; Land Records ; Neighborhood Reconstruction ; Court Records

Geographic Specialty:
NC ; OH ; PA ; SC ; Mid-Atlantic ; South ; Pittsburgh ; England ; France

Research Counties:
Allegheny County, PA ; Beaver County, PA ; Washington County, PA ; Westmoreland County, PA

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Columnist ; Editor ; Instructor ; Lecturer/Seminars ; Web Designer ; Author/Writer

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