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Rebecca Christensen

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Rebecca Christensen is a professional genealogist located in Lawrence, Kansas. Experienced in U.S. research in several geographic areas. Research services include custom U.S. research projects, Kansas research and records retrieval, consultations and problem solving.

Professional Experience

  • Active genealogical researcher, 1980-present.
  • Professional genealogist, 1995-present.
  • DNA Projects Co-Administrator, 2001-present.

Previous in-depth, multi-generational family research projects in the following areas: Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Minnesota, Massachusetts, New York, Ireland, Scotland.

Volunteer Experience

  • Genealogical Consultant (volunteer), 1988-1997.
  • Family History Center staff, 1997-present.
  • Family History Center Director, 2005-present.
  • Indexer and Arbitrator, FamilySearch Indexing

Assisted many people with genealogical research in locations worldwide.

Archives and Libraries

  • National Archives at Kansas City
  • Kansas Historical Society, Topeka, Kansas
  • Midwest Genealogy Center, Independence, Missouri
  • LDS Family History Center
  • research trips to the Family History Library in Salt Lake City
  • Eisenhower Presidential Library, Abilene, Kansas (travel costs additional)
  • other local repositories

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) member, 1995-present.
  • Co-founder, APG Heartland Chapter, 2001.
  • APG Heartland Chapter, former Chapter Representative, Program Chair, Treasurer.
  • Global Alliance of Genealogy Professionals
  • National Genealogical Society
  • New England Historic Genealogical Society
  • Pace Society of America

Contact Information


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Profile Links

Member, Association of Professional Genealogists
LinkedIn profile, RebeccaChristensenKS
Member, Global Alliance of Genealogy Professionals