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Welcome to the Archives & Library at the Ohio History Center: Researchers for Hire

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Researchers for Hire

The Archives & Library provides this list of unaffiliated local researchers willing to be hired for projects.

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Archives & Library 
Ohio History Connection 
800 East 17th Avenue 
Columbus, OH 43211 

Phone: 614.297.2510 
FAX: 614.297.2546 

Researchers for Hire

Researchers for Hire

The following people have indicated an interest in doing genealogical research for a fee. Arrangements for research must be handled directly with the researcher.


‚ÄčThe Ohio History Connection is not involved with, nor does Ohio History Connection have any responsibility for, the work performed by a privately hired researchers listed below.

In-State Researchers

Troy Bailey
1659 Chapel Rd.
Jefferson, OH 44047
phone: 440/275-7829 or 440/645-0465
(Ashtabula County and Surrounding Area)

Shelley Bishop
Buckeye Family Trees
4634 Shropshire Circle
Dublin, OH 43016
(Ohio research, Civil War, lineage societies; member Association of Professional Genealogists)

Jayne Davis
2018 Shallowford Ave
Columbus, OH 43235
phone: 614/889-2065

Cindy Lindsay, MLIS
C. Lindsay Genealogy
3622 Sanctuary Loop
Hilliard, Ohio 43026
(Genealogy Research - Franklin County and Central Ohio)

Agnes Moio
1660 E Main St. Lot 81
Lancaster, OH 43130
phone: (740) 687-5087
(Genealogy Research – Franklin, Fairfield and Hocking Counties, Ohio)

Laurie Hermance-Moore, MLS, AG®
Heritage Bridge
4921 Stoney View Court
Columbus, OH 43231
phone: 614-288-5656
Accredited by the International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists (ICAPGen) in U.S. Midwest States: Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, MIchigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri. 
Accepting larger projects only (minimum 15 hours).

Mrs. James G. Koogler
Tapping Roots
603 Grant St.
Fairborn, OH 45324-5428
phone: 937-879-3518
(Butler, Champaign, Clark, Clinton, Darke, Greene, Logan, Madison, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, Warren, and Fayette Co.)

Carolyn Braden Lewis
CBL Research
225 Hayden Ave.
Riverside, OH 45431-1969
phone: 937/253-1029
(Ohio in general; Midwest U.S.)

Alice Coyle Lunn, PhD, CG
8471 Lewis Rd.
PO Box 38187
Olmsted Falls, OH 44138
phone: 440/235-3885
(Ohio in general, especially Northeast Ohio and Irish records, Forensic Genealogy)

Marcia McCartt
16 W. Elm St.
Monroe, Ohio 45050
phone: 513/539-7406
(All Ohio Counties; Indiana; Kentucky; Virginia; West Virginia; Tennessee; lineage society research; Member APG)

Carol Montrose
7421 Central College
New Albany, OH 43054
phone: 614/284-7944
(Ohio in general, over 30 years’ experience)

Perry Palumbo
48 E Southington Ave
Worthington, OH 43085
phone: 614/888-3976
(Specializes in newspaper research)

Kenna Peterson Knotts
Searching to Reunite
PO Box 296
Blacklick, OH 43004
phone: 614/759-9622
fax: 614/626-0408
(Private Investigator researching open/closed Ohio adoptions, Ohio family research and look-ups)

Sara Skotzke, PLCGS
Sara's Genealogy Research
1641 Chestnut Blvd.
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223
(APGEN member, researching Ohio)

Henry R. Timman
3985 Medusa Rd.
Norwalk, OH 44857-9520
phone: 419/668/1122
(Erie and Huron Co.)

Linda Van Dyke
PO Box 141113
Columbus, OH 43214
phone: 614/267-6424
(Ohio in general, especially Central Ohio)

Out-Of-State Researchers

Roseann Hogan, PhD
Ancestry Research Services
10624 S. Eastern Ave A 377
Henderson NV 89052
phone: 702.900.0760
(Southern/Central Ohio, Kentucky native; German speaking countries, Irish, Italian, Jewish families; Access to national and international records via the famous Family History Library in Salt Lake City)

Yolanda Campbell Lifter
1920 Eva Lane
Malabar, FL 32950-3219
(Member of Association of Professional Genealogists)

Angela MacLellan
AHM Genealogy LLC
Plymouth, MI
(734) 459-7912 
(Ohio family history research using online and offline resources. Specializing in southwest, southeast, and central Ohio counties. Association of Professional Genealogists member.)

Taylor Research Group
Pitt Street Centre
1240 N. Pitt St.
Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
phone: 703/822-4658
(Environmental and Legal Research; Military Research; Ohio History; Military Records)
Josh Jenkins
Columbia, MD 21044
(Association of Professional Genealogists member researching all counties in Ohio: Family Tree, Census, Civil War, Vital Records, DNA, Native American)

Professional Genealogists

American Ancestors
Washington DC
phone: 202 568-4557

Legacy Tree Genealogy
50 W. Broadway Suite 303
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
phone: 801.783.1277