Professional Genealogists who specialize in Italian Research

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Below is a list of professional researchers who offer fee-based family history services to help patrons find ancestors in this place (see table further below):

Researcher or Business Credentials, Professional Associations Hours Worked for Clients Genealogical Experience Hourly Rate Range Notes & Links (limit 140 characters)

*Legacy Tree Genealogy

Accredited, University Degrees in Genealogy and Family History, Awards and Certifications
Decades of genealogy research experience
Free Consultation!
Located near the famous Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Kathy Kirkpatrick

B.A. in History from Humboldt State University at Arcata, California. Ms. Kirkpatrick is a past president of the Salt Lake Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists.

Kathy lectures at conferences on such topics as "Basic Genealogy, "Italian Research Sources", "Latin for Genealogical Research", "On-Site Research in Italy", "The Revolutionary War as Global Conflict" and "WW II Italian POWs in Utah".

Kathy's experience includes research for many clients and genealogists from beginning through advanced levels, including heirship and probate research. Her research takes her on-site in Southern Italy and Sicily, as well as close to home in the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. To see a sample report, please see To see some comments from clients, please see

Kathy wrote Basic Genealogy (1995, 1997), The Descendants of Timothy Meeker (1987-1991, a six volume series), The Descendants of John Robert Kirkpatrick (1986), Agrigento, Palermo and Catania Provinces (Italy) - A Reference for Researchers (2003), Italian Prisoners of War in the Continental US on 31 March 1945 (A-B), (C-D), (E-I), (J-M), (N-R), (S-Z) (2003-2004), Prisoners of War in Utah During World War II (2004), Sicily, Parts 1 and 2 (2008). Her latest book is Prisoner of War Camps Across America (2012) is available on Amazon.

A free research proposal is available upon request, please state details concerning the ancestor(s) of interest and the goal(s) desired from the research project.

Project rates are $700/day for an on-site research project. The cost breaks down as follows:
$200 for airfare to and from Italy and travel expenses within Italy (including trains, buses, car rental, tolls and gas) after division by the 10 client research days on each trip; $100 for daily lodging and food; $400 for eight hours of research and report writing on each client research day.

Research proposal: Free.

On-site research in Italy: $700/day ($200 for all travel -- airfare, tains, buses, car rental, tolls and gas; $100 for daily lodging and food; $400 for eight hours of research and report writing for each client research day.)

Located near the famous Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

ICAPGen, APG, BCG, FamilySearch Certifications, university degrees in Family History
Hundreds of years of combined experience
$50-$60/hr, varies
Italy genealogists available for research on location.
  • Tara A. Fantauzzi

M.A. in History from SUNY Albany, 2011; B.A. in Anthropology SUNY Albany; APG; D.A.R. Nat'l #913308 Schenectada Chapter; member of Phi Alpha Theta history honors society; member of Lambda Alpha anthropology honors society Thousands

Learn more about my academic and professional background at my website

Free Initial Consultation [1 hr. long]; Located close by the capital of New York State --Albany, New York, U.S.A. also located very close by the Loudonville Family History Center