Arlene H.   Eakle, Ph.D.

President and founder of The Genealogical Institute, Inc., Dr. Eakle is a professional genealogist with more than 30 years experience in research, consulting, lecturing, and writing. An expert in tracing families from New York, Southern U.S., British Isles, Switzerland, and parts of Germany, she claims a 96% success rate.


November 10, 2015
8:00 am : Pre-Revolution Military and Militia Research

(All Levels) People served in the military and/or militia during times of peace as well as time of war. Be sure to check the ages of your ancestors and search for records giving details while they are in that specific age for military service.

November 12, 2015
8:00 am : Researching Records of the American Revolution for Men and Women

(All Levels) Records of the Revolution tell the story of both men and women. You may be surprised what you will find.

8:00 am : Land and Property Title Created from Indian Wars and Cessions

(All Levels) These wars caused native peoples to cede millions of acres of land to the United States. This accumulation of land from the Indian Wars resulted in the creation of diverse land and property records. Many military men were paid scrip that could be traded for land. Learn how to locate these diverse record types.