Our Family History Experts

  • Neil is a native of Sussex, England and an expert in the social history and geography of England in the 19th century. He has authored several family histories and has been a lead researcher for episodes of Who Do You Think You Are?.

  • An avid and skilled Southern States genealogist with over 10 years experience, Lorraine has led our team of researchers on multiple Who Do You Think You Are? episodes including her favorite episode with Chris O'Donnell.

  • Joseph has more than 10 years of professional research experience. He’s made multiple television appearances on such shows as CBS This Morning, CNN's Starting Point, The Jimmy Kimmel Show and Who Do You Think You Are?.

  • Megan is a skilled genealogist specializing in immigration from western European countries to the United States. She has a bachelor’s degree in History and has conducted research for several episodes of the TV show Who Do You Think You Are?.

  • Paul has worked in the genealogical field for more than 20 years. He was an archivist at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. for years, mostly in the Office of Presidential Libraries, where he worked with the Nixon Presidential Materials Project and helped process the “secret” White House tapes.

  • George has more than 35 years of genealogical experience and is a founder of the Association of Professional Genealogists. He is an experienced presenter who has authored books on his favorite specialty—Italy.

  • Cheryl has bachelor's degree in History, spent years working as an archivist, and previously ran her own genealogical research firm. She has been involved in the Catholic Church register indexing for Nova Scotia and is currently writing a local history.

  • Paul is an award winning genealogist with over 10 years of experience. He is the author of multiple books related to Georgia genealogy and records and worked on research for Who Do You Think You Are? episodes from 2012-2014.

  • Kyle makes frequent trips to research on-site throughout the United States, Canada, Ireland, France, Germany, Eastern Europe, and other European countries. He appeared on Who Do You Think You Are? with Trisha Yearwood.

  • Sherry has researched, written and lectured on genealogy for over 30 years. A descendant of Danish immigrants, her specialty is Scandinavia and the United States, as well as immigration.

  • Wade is a skilled writer and lecturer. He specializes in Austro-Hungarian Empire research and has more than 25 years of experience. He authored the book Land and Property Research in the United States.

  • Kathryn received her bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University and has owned a genealogy research company. She specializes in research in the United States including the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic states, and Northern California.

  • Kevan lived in Germany for several years and specializes in German research; he has written a book and created map guides on the topic. He has more than 25 years of experience in genealogy research.

  • Krysten worked for Ancestry.com researching the family lines of celebrities and prominent Americans like President Barack Obama and his relationship to American businessman Warren Buffet.

  • Katie started her genealogy journey to share a hobby with her husband, but an internship in England enabled her to visit the docks in Liverpool where her ancestors once stood. This experience solidified that her aspirations in genealogy were much more than a hobby.

  • Kory is an author, presenter, teacher, and one of the founding partners of ProGenealogists. He has been involved in several television series and continues to manage research teams for the popular TV show Who Do You Think You Are?.

  • Davis has been involved with genealogical research for over 40 years. He has made incredible discoveries throughout the years, but his most memorable was finding his adopted Brother-in-law’s birth mother through AncestryDNA.

  • Virginia has studied and taught history and genealogy throughout her life. She believes that nothing is more interesting than personal and family histories, and loves helping others learn about their roots.

  • Michael brings a decade of research experience and a background as a researcher and producer of Who Do You Think You Are? to the ProGenealogists team.  With a master’s degree in history, he specializes in the 19th and 20th century United States.

Paul K. Graham

MS, CG, AG

Biography

Paul is a graduate of the George Washington University and began his career as a title examiner in Georgia, gaining valuable knowledge of property and probate law and records. He has performed genealogical and historical research for clients since 2004.

His television credits include research into actor-comedian Chris Tucker's roots for African American Lives (2006), as well as the family histories of actor Blair Underwood, chef Paula Deen, and actor Jim Parsons for Who Do You Think You Are? (2012-2013). In 2007 he researched the childhood history and family secrets of Marine Corps Lieutenant General Victor Krulak (dec.) for the biography Brute: The Life of Victor Krulak, U.S. Marine by author Robert Coram. Paul is the author of seven books related to Georgia genealogy and records.

Degrees and Credentials, MS, CG, AG

Paul has earned both credentials relevant to U.S. genealogical research: Certified Genealogist and Accredited Genealogist. He graduated with a master’s degree in Heritage Preservation from Georgia State University and holds a professional certificate in geographic information systems. Paul is widely recognized as a researcher which has earned him multiple awards from Genealogical societies.

Areas of Expertise

United States South, historic surveys and land use, post-Civil War history.