Kathleen W. Hinckley
- Business Name
- Family Detective, LLC
- Non-Research Specialties
- Project Manager
- Research Specialties
- Heir Searcher
- Research Provinces / States
- Colorado, United States
- Research Countries
- United States
- Research Time Periods
- 19th Century
- 20th Century
- 21st Century
Kathleen W. Hinckley, Certified Genealogist, has been certified by the Board for Certification of Genealogists, Washington, DC, since 1984, renewing certification every five years. She was Executive Director of the Association of Professional Genealogists, 1995-January 2023.
Kathy is a court-approved expert witness in Colorodo, Texas, Kansas, Florida, and Rhode Island. She is an approved genealogist for the U.S. Army and Air Force to locate DNA-qualified family members of MIAs and POWs from WWII, the Korean War, and Vietnam, and has extensive experience locating lost family members and heirs.
She is author of Your Guide to the Federal Census for Genealogists, Researchers, and Family Historians (Betterway Books, 2002), and Locating Lost Family Members & Friends: Modern Genealogical Research Techniques for Locting the People of Your Past and Present (Betterway Books, 1999).
FORENSIC GENEALOGY SERVICES
Locate unknown or missing heirs Locate owners of unclaimed property Testify as expert witness Prepare due diligence affidavits Evaluate kinship evidence Research direct and indirect family lines Verify relationships for DNA testing [For more information, go to www.familydetective.com]
GENERAL GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH SERVICES
Census Study; Health History; Project Management; Find Your Cousins; Organize Your Papers/Photographs; Data Entry; Consultation [For more information, go to www.familydetective.com]
ALL SERVICES INCLUDE
Review and analysis of information provided by client, development of research plan, research (includes Internet research and/or onsite research), report (includes details of negative and positive results), analysis and recommendation for future research. Photocopies, certified copies, transcriptions, or abstracts of documents included.
CO, KS, MT, NE, NM, SD, WY, Midwest, Rocky Mountains, Southwest, West, Denver
- Colorado Historical Society,
Colorado State Archives,
Denver City & County Building,
Denver Public Library,
Family History Library, Salt Lake City,
National Archives, Rocky Mountain Region
- NGS Research in the States Series: Colorado (Washington, D.C.: National Genealogical Society, 2008)
Locating Lost Family Members & Friends (Cincinnati: Betterway Books, 1999).
Your Guide to the Federal Census for Genealogists, Researchers, and Family Historians (Cincinnati: Betterway Books, 2002).