Testimonials

  • 2018 – Review and collection of documents to file United Empire Loyalist application. “Hi Linda! What a great job you’ve done so far … a few questions as to what you’re requesting …. I’m very impressed with your work!” BK, Oshawa, ON
  • 2016 – Review of family tree in Nova Scotia with suggestions on further research by the client. “Thank you so much for helping us with this. I will definitely do the marriage search in Antigonish.” BM, Pictou, NS
  • 2016 – Compilation of a family history in York Region. “Thank you for the additional info! I think we are planning a trip on Sunday to East Gwillimbury! ūüôā My son came down this past weekend and went through the history book and was he impressed!!! He said it was fascinating and I am scanning it for him!! Thanks again Linda.” HM, Richmond Hill, ON
  • 2013 – Heir search in England and Canada for immediate first cousins of the client, obtaining death certificates and reporting to their lawyer. This involved expanding a link to a previously unknown ancestor and following the family line to the current generation. ¬†“Thank you for the extensive work you have done with finding all my cousins. ¬†The lawyer and the courts are now satisfied with the death certificates provided and are now proceeding with finalizing the will. ¬†Your work was very much appreciated.”¬†¬†BS, New York, NY
  • 2013 – Completed and extensive project which took many hours of research and provided the client with a full documented family tree with 5 generations and collateral lines with all documentation for events in a presentation binder. ¬†We didn’t accomplish the original goal of trying to connect this family with a famous person in the 1700’s but the focus moved to the family records that were available and producing this family history to be presented to the client’s parents for Christmas: ¬†“My parents were absolutely thrilled to get it [the binder with the research]. ¬†My mom has spent many hours with her sisters pouring over it and pulling out long forgotten family photos. ¬† … Really, working with you was an absolute breeze, and the depth of the research has pleased me no end.”¬†¬†AS, Calgary, AB
  • 2012 – Completed Y-DNA results for two eighth cousins and my father: ¬†“What a wonderful surprise to find out we are all related ūüôā ¬†..to be honest Linda already knows more about my immediate family history than I do or indeed any of my closest relations.”¬†GV, Barnsley, Yorkshire, England to RV, Goleta, California, USA
  • 2012 – Traced a client’s mother’s father’s line back four generations to be done in a week for her birthday:¬†“[My mother] absolutely loved her gift. ¬†I would like to continue the search as her Christmas Gift.”¬†¬†KM, Newmarket, ON
  • 2012 – For a family reunion, a descendant family tree was produced from the patriarch of the family that emigrated from Poland to Manitoba: ¬†“We had a good family reunion and everyone was very impressed with all your work – so thank you from them! ¬†M.. left for Winnipeg yesterday with a copy of the tree and she’ll sit down the aunty Fr.. to try and fill in a little of the blanks. ¬†Then can I send it back to you for an update? ¬†Thanks.”¬†¬†PC, Langley, BC
  • 2011 ‚Äď A client requested information about what happened to her father’s¬†three brothers during The Great¬†War, one apparently¬†died under unusual circumstances. ¬†Our report included a copy of the newspaper¬†article¬†for the suspicious death¬†of one and information on the deaths and¬†interments¬†of the other two in France: ¬†“Thanks so much for all the info on the T.. family. ¬†We have spent many hours looking it over – so interesting – and much appreciated.”¬†¬†BT, Brantford, ON
  • 2010 – Requested to complete a family history back¬†four generations which included emigration records, border crossings and resulted unexpectedly in an¬†unusual occupation as that of a professional boxer and photos.
  • 2008 – For an¬†executor of a will, I was requested to follow a lady’s ancestry to identify other possible members of her family. ¬†Was able to locate records for her parents and her brother which was¬†sufficient¬†for his needs:¬†Thanks, Linda, this has been a great help to us in finding the family!”¬†¬†CC, Abbotsford, BC
  • 2005 – Requested by a cousin to follow her¬†father’s line¬†(the relationship was on her mother’s side) as far as we were able in Lancashire, England. ¬†Resulted in a family report with supporting certificates and census records back to the¬†late 1700’s:¬†“Oh, Linda, receiving the envelope with all the details of our family including much of my Dad’s was thrilling! ¬†I will enjoy taking my time going through the report and the documents you sent. ¬†Thank you very much!”¬†¬†MM, Cumbria, England
  • 2002 & 2004 ‚Äď Organized family reunions for my father’s side of the family in the USA, held in Malta, DeKalb, Illinois.¬†“We had a great time getting to know all our relations. ¬†Thank you for your efforts.”¬†LH, Holman, Wisconsin, USA
  • 2003 – Completed a family history for a family whose grandfather had claimed¬†he had come from England as¬†an orphan. ¬†The research revealed siblings, parents and specific emigration records for all members of the family and census records in England added further generations and quite an¬†extensive family in Bedfordshire, England.