Julie Walker

ProGen Member Overview

Julie is a Helena, Montana-based genealogist. She is passionate about genealogy, and loves connecting people to their heritage. She regularly attends genealogy conferences, webinars, and institutes to learn and stay up to date on methodology and research skills. She has solved over twenty cases of unknown parentage using DNA results. Professional standards: Adherence with current professional standards in genealogy, including the Code of Ethics and Professional Practices of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Code of Ethics of the Board for Certification of Genealogists, and Guidelines recommended by the National Genealogical Society.


  • Association of Professional Genealogists
  • National Genealogical Society
  • Montana State Genealogical Society
  • Lewis and Clark County Genealogical Society - Current President
  • New England Historic Genealogical Society
  • Minnesota Genealogical Society
  • Dunham Genealogy Research Association
  • Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia


B.A., Journalism, University of Montana; Genealogical Research Certificate, Boston University, Center for Professional Education; Certificate, Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh, Mastering the Art of Genealogical Documentation; Certificate, Mastering Genealogical Proof, GenProof61 Study Group.

Publications & BLOGs

Walker, Julie. “Who was the mother of Hannah Roe? A Case Study in Cultural Context and Americanized Surnames.” Minnesota Genealogist 52 (Summer 2021): 21-24.