Emily Coffman Richardson

ProGen Member Overview

Emily C. Richardson retired from 30 years in higher education to follow her passion of genealogy by opening Kinsearchers, a firm dedicated to helping others find their ancestors and preserve their photos, documents and memorabilia. Growing up with a mother who was a genealogist introduced her to the importance of original documents in the pursuit of family ancestors. Emily is currently the secretary for the Texas State Genealogical Society, a director-at-large for the Fort Worth Genealogical Society, and a member of several genealogical societies in the DFW metroplex. Emily speaks professionally and teaches courses for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UNT focused on genealogy. She serves as a mentor for the NGS course: American Genealogical Studies: Beyond the Basics and as a coordinator for ProGen49.


Ed.D: Widener University, Pennsylvania
M.ED: Pennsylvania State University, Pennsylvania
B.S: Cornell University, New York