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.


August 17, 2015
8:00 am : Colonization and Settlement of New England by Ethnic and Religious Groups

(All Levels) Learn how religion of our ancestors was greatly influenced by religious events in Europe. We will also highlight colonization efforts of various ethnic groups to New England. All of this affected where your ancestors settled, married, and raised their families in New England.

August 18, 2015
8:00 am : The New England Towns and Your Genealogy

(All Levels) Early town records are critical to the success of your research.

8:00 am : Basic Sources and Strategies Used by Experts and Professionals in New England Research

(All Levels) The words "Basic Sources" do not indicate easy research, they are important fundamental sources needed to accurately prove a genealogy. Do not assume this is easy research, it is actually quite advanced.

August 20, 2015
8:00 am : Records of the Colonial and Indian Wars for New England

(All Levels) This class will focus on the early Colonial and Indian Wars of New England.

5:30 pm : New England Property Records

(All Levels) This class will focus on property records of New England.