Claire Smith

ProGen Member Overview

Passionate about genealogy research, always striving to use best practices and methodologies, and using technology to effectively manage research

Areas of specialty are New England, England, Ireland, and Atlantic Canada
Also common surnames, DNA, and technology


Certificate in Genealogical Research
Boston University

Certificate in Genealogy and Family History
University of Washington

Writing & Publishing for Genealogists
Institute of Genealogy & Historical Research (IGHR)

Tackling Tough Research Problems
Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP)

GenProof 55 Study Group

NGSQ Study Group


22 years of genealogical research
genealogy teacher, lecturer & coach
former high tech executive
former president of a genealogical society (501c3)