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.