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Fellow Award Announcement

The Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy Fellow (FCAFGSM) distinction is awarded for a member’s outstanding contributions to CAFG and forensic genealogy. CAFG is proud to announce the first award to Dee Dee King, CG® for her efforts in defining forensic genealogy as an advanced specialty for genealogy professionals, [Read More]


CAFG Announces New Officers

The Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy is pleased to announce its newly elected officers: President Helen Haldeman Daglas Vice President Dee Dee King Secretary Charles A. McGee Treasurer Juli Whittaker Director & Newsletter Editor Janice M. Sellers The Board is looking forward to building on the progress of [Read More]


Response to Daily News heir search story

On May 15 the New York Daily News published an exclusive story titled “Genealogist who helps heirs obtain fortunes in estate cases accused of using forged documents.” Stories like this have been published over the last few years as some heir searchers’ and heir search firms’ practices and ethics have [Read More]


Congratulations to our Scholarship Winners

The Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy (CAFG) offers two $225 scholarships to the Annual Forensic Genealogy Institute (FGI). The scholarships are intended to lighten the financial burden of continuing education and give forensic genealogists the opportunity to advance their skill set. This year’s Institute will be held March [Read More]


CAFG Announces Scholarship

The Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy (CAFG) is now accepting applications for TWO $225 scholarships to the 6th Annual Forensic Genealogy Institute (FGI), to be held March 7-9, 2017, at The Menger Hotel at the Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas. Registration is now open at http://www.forensicgenealogists.org/institute/. Tuition for [Read More]


Find a Roommate for FGI

Looking for ways to offset costs of the Forensic Genealogy Institute, March 7-9, 2017? Why not share a hotel room with a fellow FGI attendee? Hotel Details FGI attendees can stay at the Menger Hotel for the discounted room-rate of $139 plus tax (about 16.75%) per night. This price is [Read More]