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Marissa Gardner, AG®

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Marissa Gardner lives in Salt Lake City, Utah. She has been passionate about family history since an early age. In college, Marissa studied music and math before finally settling on family history. Her professors told her that she was a natural and she quickly developed skills in researching in a variety of record types and in several different regions of the world. Since graduating in 2005, Marissa has worked for companies such as Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation, ProGenealogists, Inc., and Venio, LLC. She was a freelance researcher for 10 years and is now employed at Legacy Tree Genealogists.
Marissa earned her accreditation in Germanic research in 2011. This demonstrates her expertise in Central and Eastern European research, as well as allowing her to testify in kinship hearings as an expert witness. However, Marissa's primary focus as a genealogist is conducting client research because she loves to be personally involved in helping individuals and families connect with their roots and get to know their ancestors.
RESEARCH INTERESTS * Eastern European Ancestry * Russian ethnic or religious minorities * Germany and German-speaking countries * France * Immigration * Canada (including French Canada) * 19th & 20th Century United States Research

Professional Credentials:

Academic Degrees:
Bachelor of Arts (Family History & Genealogy) ; Associate of Arts (Humanities/Music)

Research Specialty:
African American ; Emigration & Immigration ; Jewish ; Latter-Day Saints (Mormon) ; Heir Searcher ; Paleography (ancient/historical handwriting) ; German American

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

Geographic Specialty:
New England ; Mid-Atlantic ; Midwest ; West ; Chicago ; New York City ; Austria-Hungary ; Germany ; Russia ; Scotland ; Eastern Europe ; Canada - All

Service Categories:
Technology ; Editor ; Instructor ; Photography ; Author/Writer ; Oral History/Interview

German, Russian, Latin

Accepts Clients:

West Jordan
Postal Code:
Salt Lake
Web Site:

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