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Judy Riffel

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Biography:
Judy Riffel has more than 35 years of experience in genealogy. She is author of numerous books and articles on Louisiana genealogical records. An officer in Le Comite des Archives de la Louisiane, Inc. (www.lecomite.org), she has edited their quarterly journal, Le Raconteur since 1984. Awards she has received include the Foundation for Historical Louisiana Preservation Award (2007), the Vicksburg Genealogical Society's Woodland G. Shockley Award for Promotion of Genealogy (2007), and The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution Bronze Good Citizenship Medal (2016). She has worked on a number of genealogy television shows conducting both behind-the-scenes research and appearing on camera and she was co-host of the Baton Rouge television show Roots of Faith: Ancestry appearing on Catholic Life Television in the Baton Rouge area and online from 2014 to 2017. Since 2015, she has been Lead Genealogist for the Georgetown Memory project, tracing the lives and descendants of some 272 enslaved persons sold by the Jesuits in Maryland and sent to Louisiana plantations in 1838.

Service Description:
Research services available: look ups and record copying; genealogical analysis and problem solving; translation of French and Spanish historical documents; specialization in French, Spanish, Acadian, and African American research Geographic area: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and surrounding area Libraries and archives visited on a regular basis: Louisiana State Archives, Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Middleton Library, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Special Collections, Hill Memorial Library, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Louisiana State Library, Baton Rouge, Louisiana Parish courthouses in search area: Ascension; Assumption; East Baton Rouge; East Feliciana; Iberville; Lafayette; Livingston; Pointe Coupee; St. Helena; St. James; St. Landry; St. Martin; West Baton Rouge; West Feliciana

Academic Degrees:
MBA (Business Administration) ; BS (Business Administration)

Research Specialty:
African American ; Catholic ; Colonial ; Acadian-Cajun ; Court Records

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

Geographic Specialty:
LA ; New Orleans

Service Categories:
Editor ; Compiler/Indexer ; Translator ; Author/Writer ; Transcription

Languages:
French ; Spanish

Accepts Clients:
Yes

Address:
2576 Bartlett St.
City:
Baton Rouge
State:
LA
Postal Code:
70805
County:
East Baton Rouge
Day Phone:
(225) 356-4415
Email:
Web Site:
www.judyriffel.com

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