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Ellen M. Rohr 
Linking Your Past Research Service


Finding people, both living and deceased, has been a passion of mine for over twenty-five years. I enjoy sharing my family history research expertise and knowlege with my clients; helping them know who they are and where they came from. I have extensive research experience solving even the most complex genealogical problems.

Our Refuge From the Storm
Our Link to the Past
Our Bridge to the Future"

Professional Experience

Volunteer Experience

  • Lead Case Administrator - Families For Forgotten Heroes, Inc. - Finding families of deceased veterans
  • Editor - Links To the Past Online Family History Library - Covers Milwaukee, Waukesha, and Washington Counties of WI, WI in the Spanish American War, History of Great Lakes Shipping
  • Histographer for
  • Global Alliance of Genealogy Professionals Executive Committee Member
  • Assisting with FamilySearch Indexing Project
  • Former Volunteer Archivist Waukesha County Probate office


Currently studying to become a Certified Genealogist.
Bachelor of Business Administration Degree from the University of Wisconsin Whitewater

Attendance at genealogy conferences, seminars and classes:
Some courses include:

  • Researching Catholic Records in Wisconsin
  • Czech Research in Wisconsin
  • Jewish Genealogy Research
  • German Research in Wisconsin
  • Tombstone Symbols and Rubbings
  • Military Research
  • Probate and Legal Documents
  • Religious Records 
  • Effective Methods of Finding the Living

Associations and Memberships

  • Association of Professional Genealogists Member 
  • Global Alliance of Genealogy Professionals Member
  • Waukesha Historical Society Member
  • Milwaukee County Genealogical Society member
  • Milwaukee Historical Society member
  • Wisconsin State Genealogical Society Member
  • Wisconsin State Historical Society member

Contact Information

Visit me at:

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