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Rebecca Christensen[edit | edit source]

Rebecca Christensen is a professional genealogist located in Lawrence, Kansas. She is experienced in U.S. research in several geographic areas. Her research services include genetic genealogy, custom U.S. research projects, Kansas research and records retrieval, consultations and problem solving.

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Professional Experience[edit | edit source]

  • Active genealogical researcher, 1980-present.
  • Professional genealogist, 1995-present.

Previous in-depth, multi-generational family research projects in the following areas: Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Minnesota, Massachusetts, New York, Ireland, Scotland.

Volunteer Experience[edit | edit source]

  • Genealogical Consultant (volunteer), 1988-1997.
  • Family History Center staff, 1997-present.
  • Family History Center Director, 2005-present.
  • FamilySearch Indexing, indexer and arbitrator
  • DNA Projects Co-Administrator, 2001-present.

Assisted many people with genealogical research in locations worldwide.

Continuing Education[edit | edit source]

  • ProGen Study Group: Heartland ProGen2 (2012)
  • Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP):
   Advanced Genetic Genealogy course coordinated by CeCe Moore (2017);
   Chromosome Mapping by Karen Stanbary, CG, and Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D, J.D. (2018);
   Irish Research II by David Rencher, AG, CG, FUGA, FIGRS and Rick Sayre, CG, CGL, FUGA (2020).
  • Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG):
   All-DNA Advanced Evidence Analysis Practicum coordinated by Angela Packard McGhie, CG, and Karen Stanbary, CG, (2019).

Archives and Libraries[edit | edit source]

  • Kansas Historical Society, Topeka, Kansas
  • National Archives at Kansas City
  • Midwest Genealogy Center, Independence, Missouri
  • Eisenhower Presidential Library, Abilene, Kansas (travel costs additional)
  • Family History Center
  • research trips to the Family History Library in Salt Lake City
  • other local repositories

Professional Associations & Memberships[edit | edit source]

  • Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) member, 1995-present.
  • APG Heartland Chapter, co-founder, former Chapter Representative/President, Program Chair, Treasurer.
  • National Genealogical Society
  • New England Historic Genealogical Society
  • Pace Society of America

Contact Information[edit | edit source]


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Profile Links[edit | edit source]

Member profile, Association of Professional Genealogists
LinkedIn profile, RebeccaChristensenKS