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Introducing Donna D. Downing

Donna D. Downing has over 20 years of experience as a genealogy researcher. She has developed her skills in Forensic Genealogy by working with oil and gas companies and attorneys on in-depth mineral and surface title projects. Aside from determining ownership of these titles, Donna handles title curative resolutions, and conducts probate and family research. Newly associated with CAFG, Donna is...
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Introducing Charles “Chuck” McGee

Charles “Chuck” McGee has been a genealogy researcher since 2000, and a professional genealogist since 2011. He has done family research from South Africa to Germany to California–both personally and for clients–and most recently has been involved in several forensic genealogy cases, which he prefers. Aside from forensics, Chuck is particularly interested in military...
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Introducing Maryann Bacsik

Maryann is a full time, professional genealogist. She has experience with US and international heirship cases.  Maryann has led workshops and lectured on general genealogy as well as specialized ethnic research. A graduate of William Paterson University with a BA degree in elementary education, Maryann also obtained a Paralegal Certificate from Montclair State University.   She combined her love...
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Introducing Sue Patterson

I graduated from Delta State University in 1972 with a B.A. in History and Sociology, I graduated from Golden Gate University in 1976 with a Master in Public Administration. I attended the University of South Carolina, University of Virginia and Northern Virginia Community College for courses in Urban Planning and Real estate. I am USAF Veteran, spent 30 years with the Department of Defense as a...
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CAFG Welcomes Margaret Dube, CG

The Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy is pleased to welcome Margaret Dube as a new associate member.    Margaret Dube, CG,  is a native New Englander who now lives in Kittery, Maine. Since 2004, she has worked full-time in her family history research business, Common Folk Ancestry, and has completed hundreds of diverse research projects, including heir searches and...
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Introducing Vera Shpolyansky, Advanced Member

The Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy is pleased to announce their newest advanced member, Vera Shpolyansky. She is a full time, professional genealogist. Vera has been a researcher since 1996, and is a current member of the Association of Professional Genealogists. She lives and works in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in the English...
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