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.


February 15, 2016
9:00 am : Step-by-Step Guide to Marriage Records

(Experienced) Discover Why marriage records are so important to your genealogy and Learn about the types of records: intent to marry, records that actually record the marriage, and more.

9:00 am : Strategies for Hard-to-Find Marriages

(Experienced) Specific strategies that will enable you to find the marriage records of your ancestors: Based on actual research case studies, unusual discoveries, how uncover uncovering proof of marriage.

February 29, 2016
9:00 am : Birth Registration and Sources for Delayed Registrations

(Experienced) Learn about the processes for registration of births and delayed registrations.

9:00 am : Strategies for Locating Hard-to-Find Evidence

(Experienced) Learn strategies to increase your research success.

March 07, 2016
9:00 am : Civil, Religious, Private, and Family Sources for the Deceased: A Closer Look at Documenting Deaths

(Experienced) The way people care for their dead has a great impact on how records are created.

9:00 am : Strategies for Locating Hard-to-Find Deaths

(Experienced) Learn how to find “lost” ancestors and “genealogy ghosts”

9:00 am : A Working Checklist of Records that Document When, Where, and How your Ancestor Died

(Experienced) Use this working checklist of records.