About Us

History of Root Quest Genealogy

My genealogical curiosity triggered more than 25 years ago.  Since then, I have researched 7-8 generations of my own family, and many families of relatives, friends, and clients.  

I hold membership in the Association of Professional Genealogist, the National Genealogical Society, the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania, and the Lake County Illinois Genealogical Society.

I have a good sized personal library of books and publications, and regularly visit county courthouses, historical societies, and libraries in a 12-county area in 2 states.

Our Approach


 Every person, every family, even every building, has a story to tell.  Whether you are just beginning your search, need a specific document, want a research plan to follow on your own, or seek a partner to help write your family history, help is right here 

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Our services


Are you interested in learning about your father's line, your mother's line, both parental lines, or a full genealogy workup?  Root Quest Genealogy can provide ancestor research, historical context, document images, and full family history write-ups.

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Begin your genealogical journey


Root Quest Genealogy can help your family history search in many ways.  We can offer full research and documentation, or empty research plans for Do-It-Yourself, or any combination in between.  We offer document recovery services as well as Family History book creation.

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Let's talk about what you need


 Ready to start?  Let's discuss forms, software, collaboration, and record searches.  Root Quest Genealogy has pricing, search levels, options, and plans for all budgets.   Find out about your ancestors! 

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