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Catherine Desmarais, CG®

Stone House Historical Research

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Stone House Historical Research Whether you are just beginning to discover your family's story, are an experienced researcher, or are a member of the legal community and need kinship reconstruction or verification for a legal case, Stone House Historical Research will build a professionally researched and well-documented family history or affidavit of due diligence. Stone House Historical Research is located in Vermont's beautiful Champlain Valley. Board-certified since 2011, Cathi Becker Wiest Desmarais, CG, has a broad range of genealogical experience in U.S. records, with a particular focus on Vermont and Pennsylvania. Catherine undertakes forensic genealogy research to locate heirs, beneficiaries and next-of-kin in legal matters involving probate, trusts and property title issues. Since 2012, Catherine also researches military repatriation cases for the U.S. Army to find family members of soldiers missing from past wars. Catherine serves as the current Vice-President of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) and is a past board member of the Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy (CAFG) and past coordinator their mentor program. She has instructed at CAFG's Forensic Genealogy Institute, the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP), and the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG).

Service Description:
Stone House Historical Research provides services from retrieval of a single document to legal affidavits of kinship and multigenerational family histories. Consultation to discuss the scope of your project is always free. Catherine provides onsite research at multiple Vermont repositories. She also makes regular trips to the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, and works with an associate there to obtain document copies between her trips. Stone House Historical research also utilizes a network of associate researchers to obtain documents from other distant repositories. Unearth Your Family's Foundation With Stone House Historical Research!

Professional Credentials:

Academic Degrees:
Master's Degree (Education)

Research Specialty:
Heir Searcher ; Forensic

Time Period Specialty:
19th Century ; 20th Century ; 21st Century

Geographic Specialty:

Research Counties:
Chittenden County, VT ; Franklin County, VT ; Grand Isle County, VT ; Lamoille County, VT ; Orange County, VT ; Rutland County, VT ; Washington County, VT ; Windsor County, VT

Service Categories:
Instructor ; Author/Writer

Accepts Clients:

399 Old Stage Road
Essex Junction
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Day Phone:
(802) 363-7885
Evening Phone:
(802) 363-7885
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