About Heritage Detective

Heritage Detective offers affordable professional genealogy and family history services in research, coaching, education, and writing.


  • Family history research projects large or small
  • Personalized research plan tailored to your needs and goals
  • Comprehensive written report of research findings


  • Face-to-face or virtual coaching sessions to help genealogists improve their research skills
  • Assistance with finding solutions to difficult research problems (aka “brick walls”)
  • Instruction on research planning, record sets, and document analysis
  • Consultations for genealogists on their next research steps
  • Research plans for clients wishing to do their own research


  • Presentations on genealogy topics (click on the “Genealogy Presentations” tab above)
  • Teaching genealogy classes
  • Tutoring individuals and small groups on genealogy methods, problem solving, geographical areas, and record sets
  • Genealogical course development
  • Advice and planning for heritage travel


  • Consultation on preparing books, articles, blog posts, family history websites, and social media pages for sharing family stories

Contact me (click on the “Contact” tab above) with the details of your project for a free estimate.

Initial consultation is without charge or obligation.

Whether your project is large or small, I’d love to talk to you about how I can help.