Tynan Peterson, APG

ProGen Member Overview

ThroughLine Consultants

Fighting crime one tree at a time. Using genetic genealogy to help bring to light previously forgotten and revisionist histories, identify the unidentified, and bolster humanitarian causes. Working with law enforcement and other organizations to help identify perpetrators of violent crimes, exonerate the innocent, and identify Jane and John Does.


  • Boston University Genealogical Research Certificate Program (OL10)
  • Advanced Forensic Genealogy Workshop (AFG2)
  • BU Alumni Certification Study Group (CSG3)
  • ProGen 21
  • GRIP 2015
  • BCG Education Fund Workshop (NGS 2013)
  • NGS German Genealogy Workshop (NGS 2015)
  • NGS 2022, 2021, 2018, 2015, 2013
  • AAFS 2022*, 2021*, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016


Over 25 years’ experience and I still get motion sick every time I use a microfilm reader.