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.


September 22, 2015
8:00 am : Records Created via the Emigration / Immigration Process

(All Levels) At some point in time your ancestor(s) came from “over there” to “over here.” Let's take a look at the myriad of records created which could help you identify exactly where in the old country your immigrant comes from. Since all European vital records are locally based, that piece of information is necessary before you can even begin to correctly build your family tree on that side of the ocean.

September 25, 2015
8:00 am : Putting German Families Together Accurately

(All Levels) Examples of pulling the evidence together to build accurate German families.