Our Members

Our members offer research, consulting, publishing, lecturing, and/or teaching services. Specialties are listed with each member. Most members who provide research services utilize basic genealogical sources, such as census returns, vital statistics, probates, religious records, land records, etc.
Our members may assist novice or experienced family researchers who are unable to undertake personal research in Ontario. Individual members should be contacted directly regarding fees and availability. Please state your research needs and include a self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE) with a postal inquiry.
The listings on this website have been supplied by each member. The Ontario Chapter of APG does not assume responsibility for agreements contracted between individuals.
Barbara B. AITKEN, B.A. (Hons), BLS,
4242 Bath Rd., Kingston, ON K7M 4Y7
tel (613) 389-2865  barbageneal@sympatico.ca

Specialties: consultations / problem-solving / limited commissions /Kingston area repositories. Author of Local Histories of Ontario Municipalities: A Bibliography, 1951-2007 and Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington Ancestors: A Guide to Family History Research.

Deborah BAILLIE, B.Sc. (Hons.), B.L.S., M.Sc.
Deborah Baillie Information Services,
1401 Micmac St., Ottawa, ON K1H 7N4
tel (613) 731-6039 fax (613) 731-6582   baillie@ncf.ca
Specialties: research / problem-solving / editing / Canada / Nova Scotia / Scotland / Library and Archives Canada

Ancestry Focus
1 Lord Street, Gravesend, Kent, United Kingdom, DA12 1AW

Tel 0044 7483 278159
Specialties: Family History Research – Ontario (with a focus on Simcoe County, Parry Sound District, and Algoma District), Québec (Montérégie, Laurentides, and Outaouais regions), and United Kingdom/Commonwealth  / military service records / DNA / Métis / provides services in both French and English / Accepting Clients / Member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and the Society of Genealogists

 Hilary DAWSON
283 Deloraine Ave., Toronto, ON M5M 2B2
tel (416) 481-6622 research@hilarydawson.com
Specialities: Ontario, Canada West and Upper Canada research / Greater Toronto Area repositories / 19th century Afro-Canadian history.

#403 – 29 McCaul Street, Toronto, ON M5T 1V7
tel (416) 977-3392 fax (416) 977-3392
research@leedickson.ca   lee.dickson@sympatico.ca
Specialties: Ontario research / General / Visual / Land Records / Loyalists

Melissa J ELLIS, FSA Scot
64 James Street
Bolton, ON L7E 3G5
Postgraduate Certificate in Genealogical Studies (PgCert, Strathclyde), Professional Genealogist, Archive Search, APG member, Former Board Member CAFG
Expertise: Archives researcher, specializing in forensic genealogy, adoption research, heir tracing, genetic genealogy, Aboriginal research, Ontario, Canadian and UK family research

Trace My AncesTree,
222 Chambers Crescent, Newmarket, ON L3X 1T1
tel (905) 898-0899 linda@tracemyancestree.com 
Specialties: Family History Research – Canada and England / Immigration & Migration / Vital Statistics-BMD / Census / Newspapers / Guild of One Name Studies / Member: OCAPG, APG, NIGS, OGS, NGS, SoG, FTDNA, ISOGG / VODDEN One Name Study / Vodden DNA Project Admin. Note: Presently not able to take on any research work until further notice

Brian W. HUTCHISON, BComm, CMA, FSA Scot.
c/o GEN-FIND Research Associates Inc.,
#101-5170 Dunster Road, Suite 521, Nanaimo, BC V9T 6M4,
tel (250) 390-1766 info@gen-find.com 
Specialities: Family history / forensic genealogy & heir tracing / with over 40 years of experience in all genealogical collections specializing in complex pedigree developments and rightful property ownership research, within all Canadian provinces and other international regions

549 9th Street A East,Owen Sound, ON N4K 0C3
tel (519) 376-2105 jiles@bmts.com
Specialties: Historical and Genealogical Research (with a focus on Grey and Bruce Counties in Ontario) [limited commissions] / Speaking
Member: APG, OCAPG, OGS, Markham Berczy Settlers Association

841 Acadian Garden, Orleans, ON K1C 2V7
Specialties: Seller of used and out of print Canadian genealogy and history books

Ancestral Tapestry Genealogical Services
5862 Sixth Line, R.R.#1, Rockwood, ON, N0B 2K0, 
(tel) 519-823-0003 melanie@ancestraltapestry.ca
Specialties: Canadian, Irish and Scots Irish research, Migration, and DNA

Genealogy Results
364 O’Leary Ave Peterborough, ON  K9K 1E3
tel (705) 875-0919 Marg@genealogyresults.com
Specialties: Vital statistics and Censuses: Canada, United States and United Kingdom/General Research/Customized projects.

Brenda Dougall MERRIMAN 
509-110 The Esplanade,Toronto, ON M5E 1X9
tel (416) 869-0136 brendadougallmerriman@gmail.com
Specialties: New clients not accepted.
Author of Genealogy in Ontario: Searching the Records(available from OGS:http://www.ogs.on.ca) United Empire Loyalists: A Guide to Tracing Loyalist Ancestors in Upper Canada (available from http://globalgenealogy.com) and Genealogical Standards of Evidence (available from http://www.dundurn press.com).

Genealogist and Family Historian,
2300 Railton Rd, R. R. #1, Sydenham, ON K0H 2T0
tel (613) 453-9839 bruce.murduck@family-historian.com
Specialties: Based in Kingston, Ontario, all facets of problem solving research and investigation for the genealogist and family historian, concerning people and records of Quebec, Upper Canada, Canada West and Ontario (particularly the eastern parts of present day Ontario, Canada), 1775 to the present – including Loyalists, legal and heir tracing, land, vital records, forensic genealogy, etc., etc. Extensive supportive experience with a wide range of British (1500s to present), American (colonial to present), and some French, German and Scandinavian sources.

Genealogy Business Expert,
4 Bayly Drive, Paris, ON N3L 2P9
tel (289) 251-3372 Sharon@genealogyexpert.ca
Specialties: Sharon Murphy mentors professional genealogists who are building a new business or growing their existing company. / lecturing / workshops / consultations / Archives of Ontario onsite research training available / author of Researching Canadian Vital Statistic Records / author of Researching Canadian Land Records

Upper Canada Genealogy,
Suite 2807, 33 Isabella St., Toronto, ON M4Y 2P7
tel (416) 920-2206 janice@uppercanadagenealogy.com
Specialities: Ontario, Canada West and Upper Canada research / editor of Upper Canadavoices from the past / developer of indexes to Upper Canada records

Tammy Tipler-Priolo The Ancestor Investigator,
44 Steele Street. Alliston, Ontario, L9R 0E4

tel (705) 250-2242
Specialties: Research / Consultations / Lecturing Services/Workshops / Canadian, Ontario, Quebec, French Canadian, Aboriginal, English, Scottish, Irish, US and Italian / Accepting Clients

Professional and Educational Postnomials

Genealogists on the list above may have the following postnomials:
BLS = Bachelor of Library Science
CG = Certified Genealogist
CGL = Certified Genealogical Lecturer
Service marks of the Board for Certification of Genealogists used under license after periodic evaluation by the Board.
CG(C) = Certified Genealogist (Canada)

From the Genealogical Institute of the Maritimes upon written and oral examination.
MLS = Master of Library Science
PLCGS = Professional Learning Certificate in Genealogical Studies  Postnomials issued jointly by the University of Toronto, Faculty of Information Studies, Professional Learning Centre and The National Institute
for Genealogical Studies.

UE = Unity of the Empire
Signifies proven descendancy from United Empire Loyalists.