- Non-Research Specialties
- Lecturer/Presenter - On-site
- Lecturer/Presenter - Virtual
- Research Specialties
- DNA Specialist
- Irish American
- Research Countries
- United States
I have more than 20 years of experience in genealogy research. I love solving challenging problems by using the best practices and methodologies. I combine traditional research with technology to manage research and find new ways to analyze problems. I’m an optimizer, always looking for a better way.
Past president, mentor, and webmaster (2006-2015) for the Bainbridge Island Genealogical Society.
Former tech executive, building better organizations to provide outstanding customer support.
- Are You Really My Ancestor?
Getting Unstuck, Working Through Research Problems
Finding Your Immigrant Ancestors
Tips and Tricks for Smart Genealogy Research
Did Your Ancestor Leave Vital Records?
Mining Information about Your Ancestors Using Census Records
Researching Your Ancestral Places
What Now? Organizing, Analyzing and Correlating Your Genealogy Discoveries
Researching Irish Ancestors
- ProGen, professional genealogy study group, graduate
Boston University, Certificate in Genealogical Research
University of Washington, Certificate in Genealogy and Family History
- Association of Professional Genealogists
APG, New England Chapter
Massachusetts Genealogy Council
National Genealogical Society
New England Historic Genealogical Society
Essex Society of Genealogists
Massachusetts Society of Genealogists
New Hampshire Society of Genealogists
Irish Genealogical Research Society
- Website: linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/claire-smith-genealogy/